MasterCard (NYSE: MA) is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Pioneers Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.

Latest MasterCard news

  1. Payments: refurnish or rebuild?

    Date: 10/08/2017
    The financial services sector is facing its most radical change in decades. At the origin we find increased regulation, changing customer behaviour and technological innovation. Moreover, both small start-ups as well as large established tech companies are challenging incumbent organisations. If you want to prepare for the future you need to master four capabilities: design superior customer experiences, set-up data-driven experiments, build multi-party collaborations and provide platform-based solutions.
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  2. Proactive change!

    Date: 08/05/2015
    Global payment technology provider MasterCard entered into a five-year Chair partnership with our Centre for Financial Services. The Chair is called “Transforming for the Future” and is expected to enable just that. Vinciane Verbiest, Group Head Human Resources Europe: “The financial services sector is evolving rapidly and fundamentally. So we felt it would be useful to call in the support of an academic partner to help us rethink our business – not to simply fine-tune what we’re used to doing, but to gain an in-depth understanding of why and what we need to change in our business model.”
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  3. Ready to transform for the future

    Date: 08/05/2015
    Besides our expertise and business-relevant research, our Centre for Financial Services was another reason why MasterCard selected Vlerick to set up an academic chair. Max Lanckriet, Group Executive Customer Delivery Europe at MasterCard, Ignace Combes, Chairman of the Vlerick Centre for Financial Services, and Regine Slagmulder, Professor of Risk & Governance and Director of executive MBA programmes at Vlerick, comment on some of the drivers for their decision and the benefits of the MasterCard Chair for all involved.
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