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Mastercard Invests in Global Processing Services, Expands Their Partnership

Payment technology platform Global Processing Services (GPS) has announced a new partnership with Mastercard, who has also made a strategic investment into the company for an undisclosed sum. The funding was due to GPS’ strong investment in international expansion and

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DBS Rolls Out BNPL Payments for Credit Card Users With Mastercard and Pine Labs

Mastercard, DBS Bank and Pine Labs have partnered to launch ‘Mastercard Installments with Pine Labs”, enabling DBS/POSB credit cardholders to access Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) offers at checkout across a variety of merchants. DBS is the first regional issuer

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Mastercard Users Can Soon Buy NFTs From Coinbase’s Marketplace

Mastercard announced a partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase to let people use their Mastercard cards to make purchases on the latter’s upcoming non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace. This partnership comes on the heels of the company’s recent “Coinbase NFT” launch, a

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Mastercard Names Safdar Khan as Division President for Southeast Asia

Mastercard announced that Safdar Khan has been named as its Division President for Southeast Asia. This appointment is an expansion of his former role as Division President, Southeast Asia Emerging Markets. A 15-year veteran of Mastercard, Khan’s previous role saw

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Mastercard Launches BNPL Commercial Card for SMEs in APAC

Mastercard announced that it has launched a “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) commercial card solution called “Mastercard Pay & Split” for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Asia Pacific region. Accepted at 80 million merchants worldwide, the card-led installments

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Mastercard Launches Crypto-Linked Cards with Amber Group, Bitkub, and CoinJar

Three cryptocurrency service providers Amber Group, newly minted crypto unicorn Bitkub in Thailand, and CoinJar in Australia will be launching crypto-linked Mastercard payment cards. All three of these digital asset service providers offer cryptocurrency purchase and exchange services in their

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Mastercard, Grab to Provide Digital Upskilling for Millions of Informal Workers and SMEs

Mastercard and Southeast Asian superapp Grab announced a regional partnership to provide millions of informal workers and small businesses on the latter’s platform access to digital upskilling opportunities This push to advance digital and financial inclusion in the region aims

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STACS Joins Mastercard’s Start Path Blockchain Programme

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

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Mastercard Pilots Cloud Payment Acceptance Solution on Smartphones

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 California based independent IT services provider. Its software is hosted on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud platform.

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Mastercard and Pine Labs Plans to Expand ‘Pay Later’ Solution in South East Asia

Mastercard and Pine Labs will launch their integrated “pay later” solution in five more South East Asian markets early next year. This will offer consumers the flexibility of zero-interest instalments on purchases, expand business for merchants and connect banks, fintechs,

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