Global payments technology company Mastercard has unveiled a programme designed to facilitate the launch and expansion of fintech firms in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Mastercard says the Fintech Express initiative will support digital payment innovators by making it simple to collaborate with the company and its partner network to launch new fintech products.
It adds that it is designed for all types of fintechs, including established fintech companies wanting a direct licence from Mastercard, as well as those with the ambition to innovate through collaborating with ready-to-go Mastercard Engage partners.
“It is designed for fintechs looking to add payment solutions to their suite of products, tech-savvy start-ups looking at serving a new segment, as well as established players with ambitions to innovate through partnerships.
“Becoming an Express Partner helps brands simplify the launch of payment solutions, shortening the process from a few months to a matter