Mastercard Start Path Global

Open due date for submissions. Worldwide program for innovative startups from across the globe, with unique solutions across fintech and commerce.

Open to later-stage startups with:

  • Demonstrated commercial traction, clear product differentiation and competitive advantage
  • Solutions to real pain points for customers, targeting a sizable market
  • Strong founder teams with key roles established, experienced entrepreneurs and/or track record of relevant industry expertise
  • Investment raised (seed, Series A, or later) with at least 6-12 month runway, plans to raise next institutional round in the next 18th months
  • Global mentality, open to opportunity and mentoring

Program Amenities:

  • Six month virtual program tailored to the individual needs of your company
  • No need to move from your home location
  • No equity is 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