Moeda Seeds: Humanizing finance through blockchain
Moeda Seeds is distributing access to capital by offering blockchain-based digital banking, payments and microcredit services worldwide.
Women founders: Standing up startups
Women make up only 7% of global fintech founders. Eight women founders who are part of Start Path share their tips for getting started, moving forward and staying sane.
LISNR: Transforming commerce with data over audio
LISNR connects online to offline customer journeys globally using ultrasonic data-over-sound technology that enables proximity verification and contactless transactions for merchants, financial service providers and mobility companies.
Cledara: All-in-One SaaS Purchasing and Management
Cledara helps companies manage all their SaaS subscriptions in one place. Through Start Path, Mastercard is helping Cledara scale their business beyond Europe and into the U.S. and Asia.
Lendio: Revolutionizing Small Business Lending, One Loan at a Time
Lendio provides a full-service approach to small business financing, from technology infrastructure for financial institutions to access to growth capital.
It takes a little cash flow to change the world, but banks reject 80% of small business loan applicants, who end up trading their big ideas for ordinary ones because they can’t get the funding they need. Through the Start Path program, Mastercard is working with Lendio to bring resources and its expansive network to empower every business to get the capital they need.
Kiley and Ty’Lisha Summers created an app that uses digital micropayments to pay down debt and unlock financial opportunities.
“If someone who knows as much about health care as I do couldn’t do it, how can anyone else?” says Kristen Valdes. Her platform integrates all kinds of data and produces health insights to give patients more control over their health.
Georgina Nelson built her startup, TruRating, on the idea that better, more targeted consumer feedback – and more of it – could reap rewards for retailers.
A startup they founded in their teens is helping financial institutions meet demands for real-time, personalized experiences and smarter back-end decision-making.
Wall Street banker Wole Coaxum left his job to focus on financial services for communities of color. At MoCaFi, he draws a bright line between social justice and economic opportunities.
The startup is bringing its intelligent lending platform to borrowers, mainly in construction, auto repair and farming, in Colombia, Peru and soon Mexico.
LISNR’s data-over-audio technology has the potential to make transactions even more seamless and safer during the pandemic.
Jehiel Oliver is helping make farming once again a sustainable way of life in Africa through Hello Tractor.
‘You can’t live the dream if you don’t speak the language,” says Tanya Van Court, whose Goalsetter app brings financial literacy to children, particularly children of color.
Ziosk, part of Mastercard’s Start Path startup engagement program, is helping rethink the dining experience during COVID-19 recovery and beyond.