MasterCard Start Path works with later-stage startups from across the globe to help scale their businesses. We bring elite later-stage startups together with Mastercard and its customers enabling startups scale and Mastercard customers accelerate their technology.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Demonstrated commercial traction with clear product differentiation.
- Alignment with MasterCard’s strategic innovation initiatives.
- Experienced, diverse and passionate founders with relevant expertise.
- Investment raised (Seed, Series A or later) with at least 6-12 months runway.
Awards and Benefits
- Curated Access to Customers + Channels.
- Rapid Path to Scale.
- Dedicated Support.
- Strategic Investment.
- Startups receive support from a dedicated sponsor – a Mastercard insider – who creates a pipeline that is unique and relevant to each startup, and acts as a sounding board and a relationship broker.
- Startups take part in a kick-off in cities across the globe.
- We take no equity in exchange for a startup’s participation in the program. Instead, we take an option to participate in the startup’s next round if and when a strategic fit is identified.
How To Apply
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