Since 2014, the Start Path Global has been working with an ever-growing portfolio of startups with unique solutions across fintech and commerce. Start Path Global is based on what has worked best for the portfolio of startups: more flexibility, more customization, and no distractions. This six months virtual program is tailored to the individual needs of the company with no need to move from the home location, no equity is taken upfront (but an option to participate in the next round), immediate access to 60+ Mastercard experts, and connections to potential customers – global corporate brands spanning banking, retail, tech and telecoms. Additionally, funds are provided so that you have no out of pocket expenses. The program will take place in Dublin, Ireland. The deadline for the programs is not specified yet.
Mastercard Start Path Global work with later-stage startups in the broad fintech and commerce space that fit the criteria of demonstrated commercial traction, clear product differentiation and competitive advantage and solve real pain points for their customers, targeting a sizable market. Start Path Global is looking for a strong founder team with key roles established, experienced entrepreneurs and/or track record of relevant industry expertise. The company must have raised investment (seed, Series A, or later) with at least 6-12 month runway, and plans to raise the next institutional round in the next 18th months.