Mastercard

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Mastercard's new solution allows small businesses to accept touchless payments

Mastercard's new solution will allow small businesses to accept touchless payments on their smartphones at no additional hardware costs. It also comes with a plug-&-play e-commerce store builder.

South African startup Ukheshe selected by Mastercard

Ukheshe, a South African digital banking startup, has been selected to join Mastercard Start Path, an exclusive startup engagement program for later-stage scaling startups.

Libra loses support as major companies pull out

Probably worrying for Libra is that these withdrawals mean that the Libra Association is now left without any major global payments companies as members, something that could prove to be a hurdle should Libra want to facilitate and process payments from them.

FinTech startups are losing against cash

Cashless payments uptake has a huge uphill task to overcome until the merchant value proposition is sorted out.

Mastercard to support payments innovation in Kenya and Nigeria

Mastercard has expanded its Engage programme with the first events in Nigeria and Kenya to introduce local fintech innovators to its partnership opportunities.

How easy it is to be scammed using an NFC enabled POS device

Given how easy it is to make payments and how NFC enabled credit cards they require no user input, they present a security risk.

Finalists for 2018 Zambezi Prize for innovation in financial inclusion announced

MIT's Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship has announced the 10 Afrikan startups that will be finalists of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize. The Zambezi Prize for innovation in financial inclusion, is being hosted in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation. At stake, for the finalists, will be a