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MasterCard Helps Launch a Digital Payments Platform in Africa

“The digital and card payments giant has launched a payment platform in Africa that will help clients adopt and use mobile-based payments. This is initially being launched across 40 African countries, with it being made available for use immediately in some of the biggest African economies such as Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Ghana. This […]
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Mastercard Will Let Merchants Accept Payments in Crypto This Year

“Mastercard is planning to give merchants the option to receive payments in cryptocurrency later this year. According to a source familiar with the matter, the functionality will see Mastercard customers’ digital currency payments settled in crypto at participating merchants, a first for the financial giant. The company has not yet disclosed which digital currencies it […]

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Mastercard and ACI Worldwide Announce First Real-Time Payments Infrastructure Collaboration With Cámara De Compensación Electrónica (CCE)

“Mastercard and ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions , today announced that Cámara de Compensación Electrónica (CCE) will utilize the ACI Enterprise Payments Platform to accelerate financial institutions’ access to Mastercard’s Instant Payment Service, the new real-time payments managed service that will enter Industry Testing in […]
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Mastercard and MTN Empower Millions of Consumers in Africa to Make Payments on Global Platforms – MTN Group

“Mastercard and MTN today announced a strategic partnership to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely. Through a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to MTN MoMo (Mobile Money) wallets, consumers and merchants can engage with brands and businesses abroad through digital commerce, extending their reach […]
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Mastercard and Jennifer Hudson Launch Multi-Faceted Platform Supporting Black Women-Owned Businesses

“Black women-owned businesses are vital to our economy and are amongst the hardest hit by the impacts of the pandemic. Today, Mastercard is announcing the Strivers Initiative, a consumer-facing platform, elevating the visibility of Black female business owners overcoming obstacles to maintain and grow their business, as role models for the community and future generations.”
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Mastercard and Razorpay Join Hands to Make Digital Payments More Accessible for MSMEs and Startups | Asia Hub

“To drive digital payments acceptance by small businesses and startups in India, Mastercard and Razorpay have launched a strategic partnership that combines Razorpay’s payment processing capabilities with Mastercard’s trusted and secure digital banking solutions and card services. The partnership will empower Indian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in digitizing their operations, maintaining business continuity […]
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VEON and Mastercard Enter Into Global Partnership to Boost Digital Financial Services

“VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and digital services, announces a strategic global partnership with payment technology leader Mastercard to boost digital financial services in key markets. The partnership, covering core portions of VEON’s footprint (Russia, Pakistan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Bangladesh), will allow VEON to further scale its […]
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Sokin Announces Partnership With Mastercard in South Asia to Expand Fixed-price Payments Service and Cost-effective Currency Exchange | Asia Hub

“Sokin, the new generation fintech payment firm, has signed a partnership agreement with Mastercard in South Asia to provide its fixed-price payment services in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the Maldives. Sokin is the only global payments provider that will provide a fixed-fee subscription-based payment service for fast and cost-effective currency exchange with no […]