Mastercard

Coming soon, paying your tab without giving your credit card

NEW YORK — It's 1 a.m. You've had a few too many at a crowded bar and walk out without paying the tab. Your credit card and driver's license sit behind the cash register, leaving your personal info widely accessible while you sleep off those vodka tonics.<p>There's a new option that might lessen the …

Credit Cards

MasterCard - A DCF Sensitivity Analysis

I developed a discounted cash flow (DCF) model to evaluate shares of MasterCard.<p>35 scenarios were run, using 7 discount rates and 5 long-term growth …

Stocks

‘Consumers are not interested in ads. They want experiences’: Mastercard chief marketer

Mastercard's chief marketing officer Raja Rajamannar has said that people are no longer interested in advertising, and instead want to experience …

Marketing

Mobile-only bank N26 hits 300,000 customers

Founded in 2015, the company has expanded its service from Germany and Austria to a total of 17 European countries<p>Berlin-based mobile-only bank N26 says it has tripled its user base in the past year, bringing its customer total to 300,000.<p>NUMBER 26: how to launch a digital-only bank<p>NUMBER 26: how …

FinTech

Dublin startup Touchtech Payments makes plans for international expansion

Irish startup Touchtech secures online payments by using fingerprints and eye scans. It is now taking on the big players, writes <b>Trish Dromey</b>

FinTech

This Arnold Palmer Mastercard commercial is sure to give you chills

Miss Arnold Palmer? We all do. Thanks to Mastercard, it'll be pretty easy to remember everything The King stood for during his lifetime.<p>The credit …

Golf

Comparing the 13 credit cards that earn you Avios points!

<b>What is the best Avios credit or charge card?</b> With 13 different cards offering Avios points, either directly or indirectly, and issuers starting to …

Credit Cards

Uganda and Bangladesh have a higher percentage of women business owners than the U.S. | Ladders

A new report on female entrepreneurship around the world shows countries like Uganda and Bangladesh producing higher rates of women business owners …

Business

Mastercard Asia Pacific CMO Sam Ahmed departs

Mastercard has confirmed that Asia Pacific CMO Sam Pemberton-Ahmed has left for another role in the industry.<p>Ahmed led the marketing for the Asia …

Asia Pacific

Lawmakers want Visa, MasterCard to stop accepting payments on hate sites

ALBANY – Nearly 40 state lawmakers are calling on MasterCard and Visa to stop accepting payments from users of websites promoting bigotry and …

New York City

New Zealand the leading country for female entrepreneurs: MasterCard

Four more Asia-Pacific countries make the top end of the payment brand’s latest study on the conditions needed to promote women business owners.

Women Entrepreneurs

Challenger bank Monzo knocked down by card processor outage

Challenger bank Monzo was offline on Sunday 5 March when its third-party card-processing service provider went offline during a large …

Business Technology

Forget Amazon Prime, MasterCard's bot lets retailer deliver in 10 minutes | Access AI

news<p>Forget Amazon Prime, MasterCard’s bot lets retailer deliver in 10 minutes<p>Posted: 3 March 2017 | By Darcie Thompson-Fields<p>MasterCard has teamed up …

Chatbots

Why Mastercard set up a pop-up record store during the Grammys

<b>Company:</b> Mastercard<b><br>Campaign:</b> #ThankTheFans House<b><br>Agency mix:</b> Ketchum (PR AOR), BMF (talent acquisition), McCann (ad agency), Frukt (marketing), …

Music

Visa vs. Mastercard: Is There a Difference?

A question constantly worth revisiting.<p>You probably have a favorite credit card but are constantly tempted by deals to go to another company. But …

Money

Feature Request: Add a bar tab/restaurant bill feature to Apple Pay, like this Mastercard one [Poll]

Bar tabs are one of those conveniences that can sometimes feel like they’re more trouble than they’re worth. In theory, it’s super convenient to hand over your card at the beginning of the evening, allow anyone in a group to order by quoting a tab number or waving a bar card, then settle up at the …

iOS

MasterCard eyes 1 million traders on its BharatQR platform

<b>New Delhi:</b> Global payments and technology firm MasterCard Inc. has set a target of recruiting 1 million Indian merchants using BharatQR, a quick …

India

Why you may never again have to stand in line for drinks at a bar

Could technology put an end to the annoying wait time for a hot dog in a stadium line, or eliminate the need to hand over a credit card to the bartender to keep an open tab? At least one payment company is hoping it can.<p>MasterCard (MA) announced at this week’s Mobile World Congress conference in …

Fortune 500

MasterCard has partnered with Oracle to grow digital reach

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>A new global partnership between MasterCard and software firm Oracle will give Oracle’s clients better access to digital payment solutions, according to an announcement made …

Mobile Payments

Consumers Voice Preference in Way Technology Power Payments

<b>Fifth Annual Mastercard Digital Payments Study Highlights Social Media Trends Around Digital Wallets, Artificial Intelligence and More</b> <b></b><p><b>PURCHASE, N.Y.</b> …

Automation

Visa, Mastercard beef up mobile payment tech at Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA -- Mobile payments made in different parts of the globe were an important theme at Mobile World Congress this week, with leaders Visa and …

Business Technology

Visa And MasterCard Trade At 11 Times Sales?

Visa and MasterCard trade at a very high sales-based valuation. However, this metric should not be used to value these stocks.<p>While its …

Investing

MasterCard Continues To Dominate The Digital Duopoly

MasterCard's fiscal 2016 experienced improvement in capital allocation metrics.<p>Adjusting for currency translation - how much different do things look?<p>…

Stocks

From Mar 20, commuters will be able to use Mastercard to pay for train and bus services

From March 20 onwards, you can use your contactless credit or debit cards by Mastercard on your daily commute to and from work or school. According …

Trains

MasterCard Makes it Easier to Open, Close a Bar Tab

BARCELONA—MasterCard continues to move further and further away from plastic. At Mobile World Congress here, the credit card and payments provider …

Driver's Licenses

If you don't spend these pound coins by 15 October they'll be worthless

British customers stand to lose up to £1.1bn worth of loose change hoarded in piggybanks, jars and drawers when the current £1 coin goes out of …

Budgeting

Commuters can use Mastercard to pay for public transport from Mar 20

SINGAPORE: Commuters will be able to use their contactless credit and debit cards issued by Mastercard to pay for bus and train journeys from Mar 20, …

Transit

Tap Mastercard-issued credit card to pay for bus, train fares

SINGAPORE - Commuters will soon be able to use their Mastercard contactless credit or debit cards to pay for bus and train rides.<p>The Land Transport …

Credit Cards

Rebrand reflection: Mastercard CMO hints the brand could drop the name from its iconic logo

Mastercard was playing with fire when it rebranded for the first time in decades almost six months ago, a move which saw it confidently trim back its …

Advertising

Mastercard to bring Qkr! payments app to the U.S. and five other countries

Why it matters to you<p>If Oracle and Mastercard manage to get a variety of retailers, schools, and other institutions integrate with Qkr! and …