Mastercard, a global payment processing corporation, invites applicants for the Mastercard Start Path Small Business Program. The 4-month program offers startups an opportunity to collaborate with Mastercard to scale solutions that drive simple and secure digital experiences for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Through the program, successful participants can leverage Mastercard’s network and expertise to gain access to product partnerships, grow their businesses, and develop solutions. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be expected to demonstrate strong synergies with Mastercard’s approach to supporting entrepreneurs globally and thriving by empowering them with digital payment solutions.

Interested participants should fulfill the following to apply:

  • Have an innovative solution(s) and be able to demonstrate how the solution(s) relate(s) to the program theme
  • Have an experienced, diverse, and passionate founding team
  • Be committed to democratizing financial services
  • Have existing funding from investment raised with a six to the twelve-month runway.

To apply for the program, visit: Applications