Mastercard Drives Global Startup Ecosystem at Connecting Tomorrow Forum

  • Fintech Ideas Pitched to Potential Investors and Collaborators at Forum
  • 10 Startups From Countries Including Nigeria, Jordan, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, UK and USA Participated

Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, recently welcomed 10 startups to its Start Path programme at the Mastercard ‘Connecting Tomorrow’ Forum. The event, which held in Barcelona, Spain, is part of its efforts to drive the startup ecosystem.

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Mastercard Start Path is the company’s global initiative to provide startups with the operational support and commercial access needed to scale. The programme brings together a global network of innovators, ranging from startups to banks and merchants, to shape the future of commerce in an agile and accelerated manner. Start Path evaluates roughly 1,600 applications per year and invites about 40 later-stage startups to participate each year.

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Representing numerous countries including Nigeria, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, Jordan, the UK and the US, the participating startups are developing innovative financial services technologies that exemplify a new level of innovation and convenience in customer experience. During the Mastercard Connecting Tomorrow Forum, the selected startups were given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to an audience of more than 250 potential investors and partners.

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Speaking on the forum, Gaurang Shah, Senior Vice-President, …read more

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