“Fintech innovators” will receive direct support from Mastercard when launching their products and service series.
6 Blockchain Companies
Mastercard Start Path, an accelerator program for fintech startups, will feature six new companies that are innovating in the field of blockchain-based payments.
Asante Financial Services, Cledara, Jifti, Moeda Seeds, SpendDebt and Tippy were selected as “fintech innovators” in software as a service and blockchain technology.
“As the fintech environment evolves at an unprecedented pace, Mastercard enables fintech innovators to grow and ultimately provides the infrastructure and assets that will help bring more people into digital,” said Amy Neale, Mastercard’s senior vice president of fintech.
“Start Path represents the future of the fintech industry and designs inclusive solutions that anticipate consumer needs. We are excited to partner with these innovators on the way to scale. ”
Start Path is a six-month accelerator program that helps startups grow and commercialize their product and service line. The company selected for Start Path also gains access to Mastercard’s technology, expertise and resources.
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