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Figuring out the rules of engagement in a post-pandemic world is complicated for even the savviest entrepreneurs. By empowering small businesses with digital payment solutions, data insights and the tools to more efficiently and securely run their enterprises, Mastercard is committed to helping entrepreneurs around the world not only recover but grow and thrive.


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Five years ago, Mastercard committed to bring 500 million excluded individuals into the digital economy. We achieved that goal through more than 350 innovative programs across 80 countries. But that isn’t enough, especially now that a global pandemic has made the contrasts of the digital divide even more stark. We believe the only sustainable growth is inclusive growth. The only way we’re going to achieve that is by building a more connected world where everyone has equal access to a better life. Learn more about our commitment and partnerships.
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JULY 1, 2020 | MONETT, MO

Jack Henry Helps Banks and Credit Unions Manage Risk While Optimizing the Digital Experience with NuData Security’s Behavioral Technology

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.®, a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, today announced that it has partnered with NuData Security, a Mastercard® company, to enhance the Banno Digital Platform™ with behavioral security.


JUNE 24, 2020 | PURCHASE, NY

Ellevest Introduces Money Membership Built by Women, for Women

Ellevest today announced a first-of-its-kind membership plan created to get more money in the hands of women by helping them invest, save, and advance their careers.


JUNE 23, 2020 | PURCHASE, NY

Mastercard to Acquire Finicity to Advance Open Banking Strategy

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Finicity, a leading North American provider of real-time access to financial data and insights.


JUNE 18, 2020 | PURCHASE, NY 

Mastercard Research Shows Surge in Digital Payments as E-Commerce Reaches New Heights Around the World

Consumers are increasingly moving away from cash and opting for contact-free and digital payments experiences – and they don’t expect to go back. E-commerce is also seeing a surge, with Mastercard SpendingPulse reporting record growth rates across the globe as consumers increasingly shop online.


JUNE 17, 2020 | PURCHASE, NY 

Mastercard Powers Faster, Seamless Online Shopping Experiences for Amazon Customers

Today, Mastercard announced that Amazon customers in 12 countries across North America, Latin America, Middle East and Europe will have their stored card credentials tokenized.


JUNE 15, 2020 | MIAMI

Mastercard Partners with Facebook to Enable Brazilians to Send and Receive Money Using WhatsApp

Today, Mastercard announced the extension of its partnership with Facebook to offer a new and innovative way for Brazilians to send and receive money from friends and family on the WhatsApp application.


JUNE 10, 2020 | PURCHASE, NY

Mastercard SpendingPulse: Estimated $53 Billion in Additional U.S. E-Commerce Sales as Pandemic Drives Consumers Online in April and May

Mastercard today released the first report in its Recovery Insights series, which sheds light on the impacts of the pandemic and stay-at-home orders, including the incredible growth of online shopping.



Ethoca and Aite Group Research Finds Cardholders Are Eager for Digital Solutions that Deliver Greater Purchase Transparency

Transaction Confusion and False Claims – Both Leading Causes of Disputes and Chargebacks – Shown to be Preventable Through Improved Merchant-Issuer Collaboration




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