Monday, March 4, 2024

APPLY: Mastercard Start Path Global Accelerator Program 2020 for Innovative Startups

Start Path Global is MasterCard’s worldwide programme for innovative later stage startups from across the globe. Eligible startups will be provided support to travel.

Application Timeline:

  • Application deadline: Ongoing
  • Global Pitch Day: In Sept (tbc) Virtual
  • Immersion Day: Btw Nov – Dec (tbc)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Global

To be taken at (country): Dublin, Ireland

About the Programme: Mastercard works with an ever growing portfolio of later stage startups with unique solutions across fintech and commerce. Start Path Global is based on what has worked best for our portfolio of startups: more flexibility, more customization, and no distractions from your current business.

Offered Since: 2014

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: Start Path Global is designed for later stage startups:
* That have raised investment
* That are looking for support to scale
* That are targeting the fintech and broader commerce space
* That can benefit from partnering with MasterCard and accessing our ecosystem

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Programme:

* Six month virtual programme tailored to the individual needs of your company
* No need to move from your home location
* No equity taken up front (but an option to participate in your next round)
* Immediate access to 60+ MasterCard experts
* Connections to potential customers – global corporate brands spanning banking, retail, tech and telecoms
* Funds provided so that you have no out of pocket expenses

How to Apply: Apply here

Visit Programme Webpage for details

Award Provider: Mastercard Foundation

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