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MasterCard buys SessionM for tighter credit card-loyalty program integration

Mastercard has purchased customer data and loyalty platform SessionM. Terms weren’t disclosed but the startup raised almost $100 million over four rounds.  SessionM is behind loyalty programs for a wide range of companies including Coke, L’Oreal and Chipotle. It uses customer data and numerous behavioral and intent signals to deliver personalized (primarily) mobile offers. Loyalty 2.0. …

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Big blow to Facebook’s Libra: Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, eBay and Mercado Pago all pull out

The floodgates opened today on Facebook Inc.’s Libra Association as no fewer than five more companies exited the group overseeing the social network’s proposed cryptocurrency: Mastercard Inc., Visa Inc., eBay Inc., Stripe Inc. and Mercado Pago. Reports that some companies were looking to withdraw their support from Libra surfaced Oct. 1, with PayPal Holdings Inc. becoming the first to …

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eBay, Stripe, Mastercard, and Visa leave Facebook’s Libra Association

(Reuters) — Facebook’s ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa quit the group behind the project. The two companies announced they would leave the association Friday afternoon, as did eBay, Stripe, and Latin American payments company Mercado Pago. They …

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Mastercard Announces Small Business Program Benefits with Salesforce

Digital technology has given small businesses access to more powerful solutions and tools. As a result, small businesses have been able to improve the efficiency of their operations across the board. And these tools include customer relationship management or CRM. Mastercard and Salesforce Aim to Help Small Business The new partnership between Mastercard and Salesforce …

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Zoho and Mastercard Announce Partnership for Small Businesses

Digital technology benefits today’s small businesses by introducing efficiency. These businesses realize the availability of enterprise-grade solutions at a price they can afford. The latest effort in this endeavor is the expansion of the partnership between Mastercard and Zoho. According to Mastercard, small businesses around the world will have access to a comprehensive array of products …

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New Mastercard Send Helps Gig Workers Get Paid

Digital technology is providing more options for today’s workforce. And workers are using these options for greater autonomy and independence. But this independence brings with it challenges when it comes to finances and reliable income. In order to address the financial challenges, a new partnership between Mastercard and Evolve Bank & Trust (“Evolve”) is going …

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