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Wells Fargo partners with Bilt Rewards and Mastercard to issue the first credit card that earns points on rent payments without the transaction fee

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The FINANCIAL — The No-Annual Fee Bilt Mastercard Will Give Cardholders a Way to Earn Points Towards Travel, Fitness and Even Homeownership with Every Rent Payment. Bilt Mastercard Partnership Marks First New Credit Card Between Wells Fargo and Mastercard in Over Five Years…

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Wells Fargo partners with Bilt Rewards and Mastercard to issue the first credit card that earns points on rent payments without the transaction fee

8 mins read

The FINANCIAL — The No-Annual Fee Bilt Mastercard Will Give Cardholders a Way to Earn Points Towards Travel, Fitness and Even Homeownership with Every Rent Payment. Bilt Mastercard Partnership Marks First New Credit Card Between Wells Fargo and Mastercard in Over Five Years…

11 fintech builders join Mastercard Start Path global network to scale innovation

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The FINANCIAL —  Mastercard opens door to startups around the world looking to grow platforms across open banking, predictive financial modeling for small businesses, smart rental payments and beyond…

Mastercard Launches new Start Path Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Program for Startups

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The FINANCIAL — From creating a marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to building an air-gapped cold vault to enabling new sustainable digital assets, seven global crypto and digital assets startups join Mastercard’s award-winning Start Path program to access partnership opportunities, insights and tools to grow.…

Verizon Business and Mastercard partner to bring 5G to the global payments industry

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The FINANCIAL — Verizon Business and Mastercard today announced a strategic partnership expected to drive transformational solutions for the global payments and commerce ecosystem. From contactless shopping and autonomous checkout technology to Cloud Point of Sale (POS) solutions, Mastercard and Verizon Business will collaborate to deliver scalable innovations that drive the industry forward and create…

Back-to-School U.S. Retail Sales Expected to Grow 5.5%, Compared to Last Year, According to Mastercard SpendingPulse

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The FINANCIAL-- Anticipated growth builds on positive retail momentum, as total retail sales rose 12%* year-over-year in May, fueled by pent-up demand and reopenings, Mastercard notes.…

Mastercard joins IDB to empower women entrepreneurs across LAC

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The FINANCIAL -- Mastercard has joined the Inter-American Development Bank and other companies from the private-sector in the "Women Growing Together in the Americas", a program to encourage women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean to integrate their businesses into foreign trade and regional value chains.…

Why 5G isn’t just about the tech

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The FINANCIAL -- As 5G accelerates the next wave of innovation, drives AI, blockchain and IoT and crafts new horizons of communication and moving information faster than ever before, all I can think about is Fibonacci and his fascinating sequence Mastercard notes.…

Deutsche Bank and Mastercard intensify their collaboration in the payments space

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The FINANCIAL -- Deutsche Bank and Mastercard are expanding their partnership to jointly develop innovations in the area of digital payments for business clients, thereby enabling companies to offer their products and services to new customer demographics, to develop digital business models and to expand sales channels in Germany and beyond according to  Deutsche Bank.…

Mastercard Pioneers Cloud Tap on Phone, its First Pilot of Cloud Point of Sale (POS) Acceptance Technology

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The FINANCIAL -- Mastercard has partnered with NMI and Global Payments Inc. to launch its first live Cloud Tap on Phone pilot with Computer Engineering Group (CEG), a Napa, Calif.-based independent IT Services provider. Cloud Tap on Phone is one of Mastercard’s innovative next generation acceptance products, with the software hosted on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform.…

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The Season of Giving Back: Mastercard Reaches $4 Million Donation To Stand Up to Cancer

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The FINANCIAL -- According to Mastercard 2020 has reminded us that when we come together, we can create meaningful change in the communities around us and that every act of giving goes a long way.…

Chase, Air Canada and Mastercard Announce Partnership to Launch a Credit Card in the U.S.

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The FINANCIAL --  Multi-year agreement will bring U.S. customers rich rewards and flexibility offered by the airline’s newly revamped Aeroplan loyalty program. Chase, the largest co-brand card issuer, and Air Canada, Canada’s largest airline and a Star Alliance founding member, announced a strategic partnership that will make Chase the exclusive issuer of the airline’s Aeroplan U.S.…

Mastercard delivers greater transparency in digital banking applications

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The FINANCIAL — As more businesses turn to digital payments, and the number of connected devices grows, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: consumers are demanding more clarity around what they bought and who they bought it from. Almost everyone has experienced the frustration of trying to decipher confusing and brief purchase descriptions when reviewing…

Mastercard commits to helping 1 Million women entrepreneurs through it’s new initiative

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The FINANCIAL — Credit card and electronic payments giant – Mastercard is committed to women entrepreneurs and is launching Path to Priceless to shine a light on their journey and provide a curated calendar of physical and digital advisement and mentorship opportunities.  Their intention is to clear that path so that their ideas can reach…

Mastercard CEO to step down

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The FINANCIAL — Credit card and electronic payments giant Mastercard – announced that Ajay Banga, President and Chief Executive Officer, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman and Michael Miebach, Chief Product Officer, to become Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Also, the company said the coronavirus outbreak could…