Mastercard adds Jon Huntsman as VC and President, Strategic Growth

Jon Huntsman, Jr., Vice Chairman and President, Strategic Growth, Mastercard

Mastercard yesterday announced Jon Huntsman will join as Vice Chairman and President, Strategic Growth, effective April 15. The former U.S. Ambassador and Governor will lead efforts focused on expanding commercial partnerships with governments and public sector institutions along with driving the company’s inclusive growth, philanthropy and sustainability agenda. He will report to Michael Miebach, Mastercard’s […]

Mastercard and MTN Group Fintech sign a multi-market agreement

Mastercard and MTN Group Fintech Partner to Drive Acceleration of Mobile Money Ecosystem in Africa Across 13 Markets

Mastercard and MTN Group Fintech have signed a multi-market agreement that will set in motion a new era of collaboration to connect millions of people and small businesses across Africa with digital tools to transact through secure mobile payments, expanding access to the benefits of the cashless digital economy. The partnership will use Mastercard’s cutting […]

Fearless Fund raises multi-million dollar investments from prominent investors

Continuing their efforts in bridging the gap for Women of Color businesses to receive Venture Capital funding, Fearless Fund focuses on solving the issues Women of Color businesses face while acquiring funding for their businesses. By receiving multi-million dollar follow-on investments from Bank of America, Costco, and Mastercard, Fearless Fund is doing the necessary work to […]

UniCredit expands global payments partnership with Mastercard

Michael Miebach, CEO, Mastercard.

UniCredit and Mastercard recently announced a global expansion of their payment partnership. The agreement sets the stage for the start of a strong partnership consistent with the UniCredit Unlocked strategy. This is the first time any large commercial bank has put in place a single card multi market strategy of this scale in Europe. It […]

LSEG collaborates with Mastercard

Andy Sheehan, Mastercard's EVP, U.S. Open Banking

GIACT, an LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) business, recently announces a partnership with Mastercard, a global technology company in the payments industry, to leverage its Open Banking capabilities to provide a secure account verification solution for customers. The partnership will build on LSEG’s existing suite of digital identity and fraud solutions, allowing businesses to use a multi-method approach […]

Sabre and Conferma Pay announces partnership with Mastercard

Sabre Corporation, one of the leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, and Conferma Pay, a global fintech firm that specializes in payment technology, today announced a new partnership with Mastercard to accelerate the use of virtual cards for business-to-business (B2B) travel payments.   Today’s announcement builds on Sabre’s August 2022 acquisition of Conferma Pay.  The […]

Bit.Store integrates with Chainlink Price Feeds

Bit.Store, an intuitive crypto investment platform with 500,000 users across Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and the United Kingdom, has integrated the industry-leading Chainlink Price Feeds to provide users with the most accurate and up-to-date prices on crypto-assets. This allows Bit.Store’s users to directly access the top price benchmarks via Bit.Store app. Bit.Store platform is designed to be intuitive and jargon-free so all […]

Mastercard Acquires Arcus to support real time payment applications

Mastercard today announced it has acquired Arcus FI, an alum of the company’s Start Path program, to help support the delivery of bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America. With offices in New York and Mexico City, Arcus helps to enable bill pay and cash-in, cash-out services for some of the […]

Caribou Digital Collaborates With MasterCard To Digitalize Small Businesses

Micro and small enterprises are important contributors to job creation and global economic development, representing approximately 90% of business and more than 50% of employment worldwide. However, the pandemic necessitated a rapid shift to digital platforms and processes that have created new opportunities but also pushed many to the brink of failure. To address the transition to […]

Mastercard to develop green solutions at new lab in Sweden

Mastercard today announced the launch of its new Sustainability Innovation Lab, which will spearhead the further development of the company’s portfolio of environmentally conscious digital products and solutions. The Lab will focus on ways to empower businesses and consumers to transform how they produce, distribute and purchase products and services, ensuring both people and the […]