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Walgreens Joins Forces With Synchrony & Mastercard to Launch Credit/Debit Cards

  Walgreens announced on Wednesday it is expanding its financial services offering in partnership with Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and Mastercard (NYSE: MA), as part of its ongoing commitment to offer differentiated healthcare services and benefits to customers. The retailer reported that in the coming months,… Read More

Mastercard Launches Cybersecurity Solution & Advice Center For Small & Medium Businesses

  Mastercard announced on Monday the launch of its Mastercard Trust Center. According to Mastercard, the Mastercard Trust Center helps small businesses defend their most important assets, their business and reputation, through free online access to trust cybersecurity research, education, resource, and tools. “Quite often… Read More

Mastercard Joins Forces With NMI & Global Payments Inc. to Launch First Live Could Tap on Phone Pilot With Computer Engineering Group

Mastercard has partnered with NMI and Global Payments Inc. to launch its first live Cloud Tap on Phone pilot with independent IT services provider, Computer Engineering Group (CEG). Mastercard reported that Cloud Tap on Phone is one of its innovative next generation acceptance products, with the software hosted… Read More

TransferGo Teams Up With Mastercard to Enable Customers Across European Countries to Make International Money Transfers From Any Payment Card or Bank Account Directly to a Mastercard Debit/Credit Card

UK-based international money transfer platform TransferGo has teamed up with Mastercard to enable customers across 20 European countries to make international money transfers from any payment card or bank account directly to a Mastercard debit or credit card. Using Mastercard Send, TransferGo customers may now… Read More

There are 529 Fintech focused Startups in Israel and they’ve Secured Over $3 Billion in Investments

  The steady growth of the global Fintech economy and Israel’s role as a key player in this nascent sector has become more prominent during the past few years. Israel’s Fintech industry is evolving into a leading hub for companies throughout the world. Fintech covers… Read More

Mastercard Teams Up With TSYS & Extend to Launch Mobile Virtual Card Solution for Commercial Clients

  Mastercard announced on Monday that it and its partners, TSYS, a Global Payments company, and Extend, have introduced a mobile virtual card solution that enables virtual corporate cards to be easily loaded into a mobile wallet for fast and secure contactless payments. According to… Read More

Mastercard Completes Acquisition of Finicity

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced on Thursday it has officially completed its acquisition of Finicity, a real-time financial data and insights access provider. Mastercard previously revealed it was in talks to acquire Finicity for $825 million, with existing Finicity shareholders having the potential for an earn-out… Read More

Copenhagen based Danse Bank Partners Fintech Zenegy to Automate Payment Processing with Corporate Cards

Copenhagen-based Danske Bank (CPH: DANSKE), a major retail bank with more than 5 million retail customers, has partnered with Fintech firm Zenegy in order to launch a new service that will automate the processing of payments made with corporate cards. The payment processing service will… Read More

E-Money Institution Ziglu Celebrates Mastercard Debit Card launch By Announcing Christmas Charity Campaign

FCA authorized e-Money Institution Ziglu is celebrating its Mastercard debit card launch by announced its Christmas Charity Campaign. The company reported it is planning to donate the price of a meal to Fareshare every time a customer uses their card for their supermarket shop online and… Read More

Mastercard Announces Google Pay Rollout Across Europe

Mastercard announced on Tuesday it will extend the Google Pay service to cardholders across Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, and Romania together with its issuing partners. Mastercard reported that with Google Pay, users with eligible Android devices will be able to… Read More

Aussie Fintech Douugh Launches in the US in Partnership with Mastercard

Australia based neobank Douugh Ltd (ASX:DOU) has launched its app in the US following a partnership with Mastercard. Douugh reports that it has been in beta with U.S. consumers since early-2019 and is now officially launching to the wider market. Douugh Founder and CEO, Andy… Read More

Mastercard Announces Addition of Account-to-Account Payment Functionality to Mastercard Track Business Payment Service

  Mastercard announced on Monday the addition of Account-to-Account (A2A) payments functionality to Mastercard Track Business Payment Service. According to Mastercard, the Track Business Payment Service gives businesses greater control of their payments and supports rich data exchanges and the ability to automate payments without… Read More

Mastercard, Lumedic Exchange, Providence, Cambia Health to Support Secure Digital Identity Principles for Healthcare

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard (NYSE:MC), has confirmed that the payments giant has joined the Lumedic Exchange in order to lay the foundation for a “trusted, more secure, and patient-centric way” for interacting with healthcare providers. Bhalia noted: “Mastercard has come together with… Read More

Lendio Joins Mastercard Start Path’s Global Network of Fintech Innovators

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it has joined Mastercard Start Path’s global network of fintech innovators. According to its description, the engagement program is dedicated to fintech innovators that are building the future of commerce. Mastercard states: “Start Path is our global startup… Read More

Mastercard Introduces AI-Enhanced Solution to Protect Digital Financial Services Providers and Online Businesses from Cyberattacks

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard (NYSE:MC), confirms that the payments giant is using artificial intelligence (AI) as “the first line of defense” to help the service provider detect cyberattacks, hacks and other types of security breaches. Last year, Mastercard reportedly saved its stakeholders… Read More

Melbourne based Fintech Archa, which Provides Business Credit Cards, was Granted Prinicipal Issuing Membership by Mastercard

Melbourne-based Archa, a company providing a corporate credit card that’s “built around your business, keeping you in control,” has revealed that it was granted principal issuing membership of Mastercard. The Archa team notes: “This is a significant, mission-critical milestone for us as we continue to… Read More

Bengaluru based Fintech Startup Walrus Is Launching Personalized Debit Card for Teenagers to Encourage Better Money Management

Bengaluru based Fintech startup Walrus is launching a personalized debit card for teenagers. The company says it wants to help teens become financially “smart” from a young age so that they are able to effectively manage their finances as they get older and have more… Read More

Mastercard Says its AI and Machine Learning Solutions Aim to Stop Fraudulent Activites which have Increased Significantly due to COVID

Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard, notes that artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are part of the payment company’s “first line of defense” in protecting over 75 billion transactions that Mastercard processes on its network every year. Bhalia recently revealed the different ways that… Read More

Mastercard, IDEMIA, MatchMove to Test Fingerprint Biometric Card in Asia to Improve Security of Contactless Payments

Mastercard, IDEMIA, and MatchMove will be piloting a fingerprint biometric card in Asia in order to improve the security and safety of contactless payments. According to a release, Mastercard will be partnering with IDEMIA, which offers “Augmented Identity” solutions, and MatchMove, a Singapore-based Fintech firm…. Read More

Wirex Announces Multicurrency Mastercard Card Waitlist

Following the closing of its highly successful Crowdcube campaign, payments platform Wirex has announced the waitlist for its Wirex multicurrency card. Wirex reported that the card is part of its plan to become the ultimate cryptocurrency platform. The waitlist also comes just a few months… Read More

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