We are happy to share with you that we have announced today our acceptance into Mastercard Start Path, an award-winning program that enables later-stage tech startups to rapidly scale.
Start Path is one of many renowned programs in Mastercard Accelerate, which provides a simple, single entry point to Mastercard’s wide fintech portfolio and access to everything startups need to grow quickly.
Participation in the Start Path program will enable us to gain access to Mastercard’s global network of innovators, partners and experts together with 11 more startups from around the world such as Hoolah, SmartPesa and Enveil.
In words of Sergi Figueres, Worldcoo’s CEO, “our participation in Start Path represents a huge opportunity for us to scale up our fundraising solutions worldwide and, as a consequence, help society to make micro-donations each time they make a transaction in different daily moments in an easy and effective way.”
“After sourcing the best and brightest later stage startups from across the globe, we’re thrilled to welcome Worldcoo to the Start Path ecosystem of innovators,” said Amy Neale, Senior Vice President, Start Path & Fintech, Mastercard. “The diversity in our Start Path program proves how quickly the pace of innovation is happening and together we are building the future of commerce.”
Start Path evaluates more than 1,500 applications per year and selects about 40 companies that offer the most promising technologies and demonstrate a readiness to scale. Since its founding in 2014, Start Path has provided 220 startups with operational support and commercial engagements within the Mastercard ecosystem.