MasterCard start path global 2018 is a program by MasterCard, to build the future of commerce. MasterCard partners with startups from around the world to help scale their businesses. This program enables companies to gain access to Mastercard’s global ecosystem and to break new markets via relationships with Mastercard and their customers.
There are certain highlights and features of the program which include, a 6 month virtual program (which you can take part from your home location), 2 immersion weeks at different cities and No upfront equity in exchange for participation. Sounds great, and fair too yeah?
HOW IT WORKS
The MasterCard program works with a hybrid model for startups, designed to help solve key operational challenges for companies. Once this is confirmed, they provide immediate access to experts and resources from across the organization. This also comes with an opportunity to dive deep with their internal and external network. They are of the belief that no two companies are the same. And they take a highly tailored approach to working together.
What they are looking for?
So basically, they are looking for companies with a demonstrable unfair competitive advantage, commercially live today or launching soon. This company must be targeting sizeable market opportunity in the commerce space and should have recently secured seed or series A investment. There should be a team of 5 at least that have their key roles established and strong domain or technical expertise.
GO HERE to apply for the MasterCard start path global.