Tag: mastercard

Mastercard
October 26, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Payments giant Mastercard to offer crypto services soon

Details about the new offering are still not disclosed but CNBC suggests that the service will be first available in the US. According to Mastercard estimations, 2.8 billion Mastercards are in use and the payments network’s clients have relationships with over 20,000 financial institutions around the globe. Bakkt CEO Gavin Michael, commented: We’re lowering the…

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Mastercard
October 11, 2021 BY Alan Sayer

Mastercard and Citi expand partnership for small business support

Miguel Gamino, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Partnerships and Head of Global Cities and City Possible, commented: Cities need to think about how to adapt to a digital world in a way that leverages technology to bring more people into the digital economy. Partners like Citi allow us to continue to expand the range of solutions…

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Equiti mastercard
June 09, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Equiti releases payment card and mobile app

Ahead of the launch, traders were informed of the Equiti prepaid Master card and app and they demand showed a roughly 250% higher uptake rate than originally anticipated. Mohamed Alahmad, managing director for the Middle East region at Equiti, said: Equiti aims to make our client’s experience a global market disruptor so we are thrilled…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
February 12, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: StoneX revenue up 1,200%, FXSpotStream appoints Matthew Fic as Americas Head of Sales

Multi-asset broker Exness will be taking part in the iFEX virtual expo on the 10th and 11th of February as a strategic sponsor. The first financial virtual expo in the MENA region will attract attendees from leading brands in the online trading, fintech, banking, digital assets, blockchain, and payments sphere, in a full-scale, highly immersive…

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Mastercard
February 11, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Mastercard to support some cryptocurrencies in 2021

Mastercard already provides its customers with cards allowing them to have cryptocurrency transactions, even though it does not go through its network. The payment giant also pointed out that not all cryptocurrencies will be supported on its network but it will carefully decide which ones to add. The official statement said: This is a big…

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Visa and Mastercard support the use of cryptocurrencies in the financial services industry
July 27, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Visa and Mastercard support the use of cryptocurrencies in the financial services industry

Mastercard has also supported blockchain technology and cryptocurrency through its new programme aiming to increase its partner base for crypto payment cards. Visa and Mastercard were both initially partners of the cryptocurrency project of Facebook, Libra. They both pulled away from it but have not stopped supporting the use cryptocurrencies. In the end of May,…

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May 05, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Mark Barnett named as President of Mastercard Europe

Gilberto Caldart, President for International, Mastercard said: Mark brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience, he has a proven track record in building new and meaningful partnerships, while creating a culture which fosters new thinking and new ways to deliver. Mark has maintained a laser focus on growing our business and driving and…

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bunq Green Card
March 19, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Mastercard expands partnership with bunq for greener planet

The initiative also contributes to Priceless Planet Coalition. The recently launched Mastercard platform unites corporate sustainability efforts and makes meaningful investments to persevere the environment. The Priceless Planet Coalition is pledging to plant 100 million for a period of over five years together with other partners who share the same commitment to green movements including…

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