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Mastercard signs MoU with Saudi Esports Federation to promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry

Mastercard signs MoU with Saudi Esports Federation to promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry

  • Partnership will see new products, services and solutions delivered to gamers and consumers in Saudi Arabia and wider region
  • Gaming and esports consumption in Saudi Arabia expected to reach $6.8 billion by 2030

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 22 June 2022.  Mastercard and the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry. Mastercard and SEF will collaborate on a range of innovations, including Metaverse and Augmented Reality (AR) activations, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), gamers and fans’ loyalty solutions, and a gaming virtual Mastercard card.

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Mastercard study advocates financial inclusion as a driver for better access to health and education

Mastercard study advocates financial inclusion as a driver for better access to health and education

  • White paper reveals that the unprecedented halt in economic activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the most vulnerable and has accelerated the need for digitally delivered financial inclusion
  • 55% of respondents to a Mastercard survey say they use digital mediums to make financial transactions Further findings show that digital financial services have proven effective in delivering healthcare and education, especially to the weaker, vulnerable, or excluded sections of society
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Mastercard, Network International and NBS Bank Plc Partner to Accelerate Digital Payments Adoption in Malawi

Mastercard, Network International and NBS Bank Plc Partner to Accelerate Digital Payments Adoption in Malawi

  • NBS Bank plc in Malawi is the first bank in Middle East and Africa to incorporate Mastercard and Network International digital payments platform into their digital app
  • The partnership will deliver a seamless experience and drive greater adoption and utilization of digital payments for NBS Bank’s customers
  • This collaboration will underpin a new wave of financial inclusion through mobile devices, unlocking opportunities for people and businesses across Malawi
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Mastercard partners with Expo School Programme….

Mastercard partners with Expo School Programme to mark International Women’s Day with biggest ever Girls4Tech rollout

  • Mastercard has already surpassed its target to reach 2,020 girls in the UAE through its Girls4Tech program before the end of Expo 2020 Dubai
  • Girls and parents are invited to sign up for the sessions in celebration of International Women’s Day

Dubai, UAE, 07 March 2022: Mastercard, the Official Payment Technology Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, is collaborating with the Expo School Programme to stage two of its biggest ever Girls4Tech sessions as part of International Women’s Day 2022. The initiative is part of the technology company’s continued push towards gender parity and increased representation of women in the technology sector.

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Mastercard expands its Business Intelligence Platform for Financial Institutions in the Middle East and Africa

Mastercard expands its Business Intelligence Platform for Financial Institutions in the Middle East and Africa

Mastercard Market Trends is an interactive business intelligence platform that brings together up-to-date payments data, consumer and industry insights

February 8, 2022 | Dubai, UAE: Mastercard has announced the expansion of its new interactive business intelligence platform Mastercard Market Trends in the Middle East and Africa. The new platform provides a comprehensive view of payments insights, competitive intelligence and industry trends for banks and financial institutions across the world and now within the Middle East and Africa. 

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