Russian financial institutions working together within the framework of collaborative fintech acceleration programme Fintech Lab, namely Ak Bars, VTB 24, Bank Saint Petersburg, Home Credit Bank and Absolut Bank picked 12 fintech startups they are going to mentor and guide through the acceleration programme.
U.S. Bank customers now have access to fast, simple and secure digital payments with Masterpass by Mastercard when shopping in-store with an Android device at participating merchants.
Mastercard today announced that travelers now have more options to simply and securely complete their hotel, flight, and cruise reservations on Expedia.com, Orbitz and Travelocity with Masterpass.
French retailer Carrefour is to begin the roll out of LyfPay, a new mobile app resulting from the merger of BNP Paribas-backed Wa! and Credit Mutuel's Fivory, which will enable customers to make instore and online payments with a single movement, send P2P money transfers, settle invoices and use loyalty points and coupons.
Mastercard is joining forces with payments industry leaders to enhance and expedite the consumer checkout experience leveraging the company’s M/Chip Fast technology. M/Chip Fast prioritizes the parts of a transaction critical to security to speed chip checkout times.
Mastercard, UnionPay International and Visa have introduced a standardised QR code for payments by mobile phone at merchant locations across Thailand.
Today, Mastercard announced the completion of its acquisition of Vocalink, a leader in bank account-based payments.
Australian cross-border payments firm Airwallex has raised US$13 million in a Series A funding round led by Chinese Internet giant Tencent and joined by Mastercard.
Mastercard today announced the appointment of Ed McLaughlin to president, Operations and Technology, effective May 1, 2017.
Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Mastercard, explains how digital is affecting the way we pay and what companies need to do to keep up with the changes.
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