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PXP Financial partners DisputeHelp management platform
Fri 23 Sep 2022
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The partnership will provide an end-to-end dispute management platform across all payment schemes for their merchant portfolio.
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Komo partners with Vault to create new brand opportunities
Fri 26 Aug 2022
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The partnership is designed to create new opportunities for brands to easily capture and keep consumer attention.
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Mastercard reveals first-ever album titled Priceless
Mon 27 Jun 2022
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Mastercard's music album Priceless has been unveiled at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity and features 10 songs by 10 artists worldwide.
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Mastercard users can now use rewards points in gaming
Mon 16 May 2022
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Mastercard has launched Mastercard Gamer Xchange (MGX), allowing APAC consumers to convert their rewards points into gaming currency.
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Mastercard and Openly partners to boost privacy and security
Tue 3 May 2022
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Mastercard and Australian company Openly have teamed up to provide organisations a complete view of their supply chain privacy and cyber risk posture.
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GPS and Mastercard help fintechs disrupt traditional banking
Thu 24 Mar 2022
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GPS, the global payment technology platform catering to a variety of fintechs, has announced a new strategic partnership with Mastercard.
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TradeWindow and Mastercard collaboration set to strengthen cross-border trade relations
Fri 21 Jan 2022
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TradeWindow has partnered with Mastercard in a bid to increase access to trade finance and simplify cross-border payments. 
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Mastercard: Digital resilience and experience spending key trends for 2022
Fri 24 Dec 2021
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Shifts in household savings, economic growth, leisure travel recovery and consumer spending on stuff versus experiences are in focus as businesses continue to move digital.
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New Mastercard research focuses on safer shopping and spending habits
Thu 9 Dec 2021
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According to new research initiated by Mastercard, with the country slowly starting to open up, NZ consumers are starting to spend less money at home on items and more on experiences.
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Cirralto teams up with Mastercard and Fresh Supply Co to help Aussie farmers
Mon 9 Aug 2021
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Cirralto is leveraging the Mastercard Provenance Solution blockchain-based innovation and the Fresh Supply Co digital supply chain network, to provide Australia’s farmers with better access to trade finance.
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Mastercard’s new Start Path program supports digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency startups
Fri 30 Jul 2021
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Mastercard has announced its latest Start Path global start-up engagement program supporting digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency companies. 
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COVID-19 sees $900 billion spent in retail online
Thu 8 Apr 2021
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For retailers, restaurants and other businesses large and small, being able to sell online provided a much-needed lifeline as in-person consumer spending was disrupted.
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Mastercard evolves contactless technology for quantum world
Fri 29 Jan 2021
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"2020 brought with it a rapid acceleration of digitisation and reinforced the importance of digital solutions – like contactless – to help meet our everyday needs."
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Mastercard launches resource site to support digital transformation of SMEs
Tue 19 Jan 2021
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The microsite has been launched across most of Mastercard's Asia Pacific websites with information and resources on how to digitalise and run businesses more efficiently.
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Mastercard ups the digital payments game with latest launch
Wed 13 Jan 2021
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Mastercard has launched its Cloud Tap on Phone payment technology, and the first live pilot of its Cloud Point of Sale acceptance technology.
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Mastercard and Ethoca look out for ANZ retailers with support package
Fri 22 May 2020
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"In making Ethoca Alerts available to qualifying retailers around New Zealand and Australia for no charge, Ethoca hopes to provide local businesses with a little relief as they adapt to their new way of working.”
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Mastercard launches new initiatives to empower those hit by COVID-19 lockdowns
Tue 12 May 2020
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“This is so much more than philanthropy. This is an opportunity to develop commercially-sustainable and scalable social impact with government and private sector partners - and to do it in a way that helps society-at-large thrive.”
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Tap-and-go paywave payments the new norm in a COVID-19 world, Mastercard research shows
Fri 1 May 2020
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Consumer polling by Mastercard showed a significant majority of consumers were using the technology during February and March.
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COVID-19: Contactless payment limit increased to $200
Thu 9 Apr 2020
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PaymentsNZ says the change will be progressively rolled out ‘over the coming days’, but may take weeks in some cases due to the number of cards, payment terminals and businesses involved. 
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Mastercard extends free access to STEM curriculum for girls
Thu 2 Apr 2020
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Mastercard and education firm Scholastic have expanded free access to Mastercard’s STEM curriculum designed for 8-12 year-old girls.
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NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
Thu 28 Nov 2019
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New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
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Kiwis need to prioritise online security during Black Friday sales
Tue 26 Nov 2019
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"Although fake sites and scams have become more sophisticated over time, it’s not that hard to protect yourself."
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OpenText and Mastercard partner dominate financial processes market
Wed 17 Jul 2019
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“We are excited OpenText is partnering with Mastercard to integrate our digital platforms together to allow companies to quickly identify and vet business relationships and make the end-to-end payments process even simpler.”
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Kiwi company selected for global startup programme
Tue 2 Jul 2019
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AI software firm Aider has been named as one of 10 startups to take part in Mastercard's Start Path programme. 
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