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Applications open for Mastercard Start Path Global

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Mastercard digital Start Path is a six-month programme that aims to support innovative startups developing the next generation of commerce solutions and to help accelerate businesses. Start Path is up for the mature startups who have already secured funding rounds.

This cohort is open for applications around the world for the first time letting in startups from all over apply, this is to enable new minds into the competition.

“Fintech startups around the world are designing a digital future,” said Amy Neale, vice president at Mastercard Start Path.

“They’re bringing a different approach to enhance customer choice and experience across the industry. Our work with these startups helps connect new technology with reliable, secure financial networks and processes to create an even more rewarding and seamless commerce experience.”

The programme features two in-person immersion sessions at which Mastercard and participating startups seek to understand each other’s goals and mutual synergies.

Thereafter the programme connects startups with a global network of Mastercard experts, gives access to Mastercard customers and partners, and the ability to innovate on top of Mastercard solutions.

Mastercard does not take any upfront equity in startups joining the programme, however, the company retains an option to invest in graduating startups’ next funding rounds.

The Application Deadline is 23rd April as the applications are going to be reviewed and accessed on an ongoing basis, after this, the selected startups will take part in a virtual pitch day set for May 23rd and 24th.

Interested Applicants can Apply here 

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