Mastercard Start Path selects six fintech innovators to build the future of sustainable lending, blockchain-powered social impact and more

4 mai 2021

Mastercard announced that has selected the following fintech innovators with global ambitions to join Start Path:

Asante Financial Services is a provider of high impact digital financial services that supports Africa’s growth through sustainable lending for underserved small businesses and individuals.

Cledara is an all-in-one software as a service (SaaS) management platform that helps companies manage, control and automate their cloud software, enabling them to scale their operational processes, comply with regulations and save money.

Jifiti offers an end-to-end consumer financing solution for banks and lenders to quickly launch a white-labeled buy now, pay later solution requiring zero point-of-sale integration.

Moeda Seeds offers digital banking, payment and micro credit services powered by blockchain that aim to humanize finance and distribute social impact.

SpenDebt’s SaaS payment solution is a frictionless way for consumers to automate their debt repayments through a predefined micropayment deducted at every transaction.

Tippy is the modern tip disbursement engine built for cashless tipping in the service industry, saving owners processing fees while increasing tips and delivering them to service professionals’ accounts in real time.

As the fintech landscape evolves at an unprecedented speed, Mastercard provides the infrastructure and assets to help fintech innovators grow and ultimately bring more people into the digital economy,” said Amy Neale, Senior Vice President, Fintech & Enablers. “The newest Start Path companies represent the future of the fintech industry and are designing inclusive solutions that anticipate consumer needs – we’re thrilled to partner with these innovators on their path to scale.

Mastercard works intimately with these startups through a six-month program where they can take advantage of Mastercard technology, expertise and resources to rapidly scale their business. The startups receive direct access to the company’s channels, customers and product teams as well as immersive virtual events and programming to uncover co-innovation opportunities.

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Nic Balaceanu – CEO & fondator Lendrise Marketplace

„40% dintre romani nu au un cont bancar. Sa nu uitam ca din cei 4,5 mil. de romani la Biroul de Credit numai jumatate sunt eligibili pentru un credit bancar. Ceilalti isi pot lua un credit non-bancar sau nu-si pot lua absolut niciun credit.” 

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In 23 septembrie 2019, BNR a anuntat infiintarea unui Fintech Innovation Hub pentru a sustine inovatia in domeniul serviciilor financiare si de plata. In acest sens, care credeti ca ar trebui sa fie urmatorul pas al bancii centrale?