STACS Joins Mastercard’s Start Path Blockchain Programme

STACS Joins Mastercard’s Start Path Blockchain Programme

by August 5, 2021

Singaporean blockchain development company Hashstacs (STACS) announced that it is joining Mastercard’s new global startup engagement programme Start Path.

The programme is dedicated to supporting fast-growing blockchain and digital assets companies. STACS said in a statement that it is one of the only two companies representing Singapore in the inaugural batch, and one of seven globally.

Amongst the seven companies selected, STACS will be focused on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) fintech by enabling enhanced ESG finance and high quality carbon credits.

Together with Mastercard, STACS will seek to expand and accelerate innovation around digital asset technology and make it safer and easier for institutions to adopt blockchain technology.

STACS provides a blockchain infrastructure for the financial industry that unlocks massive value and enables effective sustainable financing.

Its clients and partners include global banks, national stock exchanges, and asset managers.

STACS’ industry-wide DLT-powered Integrated ESG Nexus solution is pivotal to mobilising capital, monitoring commitment, and stimulating continuous ESG efforts through indisputable quality impact reports.

Sandeep Malhotra, Executive Vice President, Products & Innovation, Asia Pacific at Mastercard

Sandeep Malhotra

Sandeep Malhotra, Executive Vice President, Products & Innovation, Asia Pacific at Mastercard commented,

“As a leading technology player, Mastercard can play a key role in shaping the future of digital assets and providing consumer protections and security.

 

Mastercard is thrilled to support STACS and the larger fintech community to grow and scale blockchain programs and platforms in an ever-changing industry.”

Benjamin Soh, Managing Director at STACS

Benjamin Soh

Benjamin Soh, Managing Director at STACS said,

“Our participation in Mastercard’s program highlights the breadth and depth of our solutions – we empower Asset and Wealth Management, End-to-End Digital Securities, and Integrated ESG Nexus in one agile, industry-wide, DLT-based platform.

 

We look forward to collaborating on real world use cases and achieving synergies with the Mastercard team as well as its worldwide ecosystem of customers and partners.”