05/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/03/2021 07:00
Financial technology has made it possible to bring more people into the digital economy faster and more seamlessly than ever before. At Mastercard, we embrace the opportunity to partner with fintech companies to help drive inclusion at scale and deliver solutions focused on doing well and doing good. Today we are pleased to welcome six scaling startups to our award-winning Mastercard Start Path program, from companies building blockchain-based payments solutions with the aim of humanizing finance to startups designing sustainable lending platforms to close the small business credit gap in emerging markets.
'As the fintech landscape evolves at an unprecedented speed, Mastercard provides the infrastructure and assets to help fintech innovators grow and ultimately bring more people into the digital economy,' said Amy Neale, Senior Vice President, Fintech & Enablers. 'The newest Start Path companies represent the future of the fintech industry and are designing inclusive solutions that anticipate consumer needs - we're thrilled to partner with these innovators on their path to scale.'
Start Path brings together a diverse network of innovators who are looking to accelerate the way they change the world. Mastercard works intimately with these startups through a six-month program where they can take advantage of Mastercard technology, expertise and resources to rapidly scale their business. The startups receive direct access to the company's channels, customers and product teams as well as immersive virtual events and programming to uncover co-innovation opportunities.
Mastercard has selected the following fintech innovators with global ambitions to join Start Path:
We look forward to continuing to deepen our relationships with fintech builders and key partners by opening up our APIs to drive a more inclusive economy.
Ready to scale your business with Mastercard as your global partner? Apply to Start Path here.