Four Startups to Get Boost from MasterCard Accelerator Program (Nov. 16, 2015)
MasterCard has named the startups comprising the next class of its Start Path fintech accelerator. The four startups, which were selected from more than 200 applicants, will receive mentoring from MasterCard experts, access to the company’s commercial partners and the opportunity to integrate with MasterCard solutions for six months. The startups also will have access to nearly 40 early stage companies that have previously been mentored by Start Path since the program launched last year.
The MasterCard global Start Path class includes the following startups:
- Control helps businesses understand and manage their online payments. Integrated with multiple global payment processors, Control delivers real-time payment analytics, customer intelligence and fraud tools to any device.
- Moneytree helps customers instantly answer the question: where, when and how am I spending, saving and investing my money?
- Rainbird uses artificial intelligence to help businesses capture human expertise in software to help scale knowledge within a company through virtual smart tools.
- VATBox maximizes visibility, governance and VAT recovery by providing CFOs and corporate tax executives better visibility into their global VAT expenses.
Over the next six months, Start Path Global participants will take part in immersion weeks hosted in Berlin and Singapore, and receive ongoing virtual support from the MasterCard network. The Start Path mentors will help them tackle business problems and introduce them to new opportunities around the world.