MasterCard Incorporated to Host Conference Call on First-Quarter 2015 Financial Results
PURCHASE, N.Y. -(BUSINESS WIRE)- On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 , MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) will release its first-quarter financial results. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time . The dial-in information for this call is 866-393-4306 (within the U.S.) and 734-385-2616 (outside the U.S.), and the passcode is 10371164. A replay of the call will be available for 30 days and can be accessed by dialing 855-859-2056 (within the U.S.) and 404-537-3406 (outside the U.S.), and using passcode 10371164. This call can also be accessed through the Investor Relations section of the company’s website at www.mastercard.com/investor. About MasterCard Incorporated MasterCard (NYSE:MA), www.mastercard.com, 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...
March 24, 2015
Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard Breaks Par with New Payment Technology
Chip, Contactless Payments including Apple Pay, and QkR! with MasterPass Enhance Fan Experience at PGA TOUR Event Spectators at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard (API) no longer have to miss out on the action at the tournament with the introduction of the latest technology from MasterCard. Golf fans will now have access to faster and more secure ways to pay at concession and merchandise point of sale terminals throughout Bay Hill where MasterCard is enabling acceptance of chip cards, contactless payments, and QkR! with MasterPass. This means spectators can take advantage of the latest payment technologies, including Apple Pay. PGA Tour golfers, Brandt Snedeker (L) and Ian Poulter team up with MasterCard at Arnold Palmer Invitational to see the latest and greatest in payment technology at Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida . (Photo: Alex Menendez / Getty Images ) QkR! with MasterPass will allow fans to order and pay for concessions at the event directly from their...
March 18, 2015
Itaú and MasterCard Sign Agreement That Expands Relationship
Itaú and MasterCard announced today the signing of a new 20-year agreement that further strengthens the long-term relationship between the two companies. As part of the agreement, Itaú and MasterCard will establish and operate a new electronic payments network in Brazil . In addition, Itaú will issue payment solutions including credit, debit and pre-paid cards as part of the newly created payments network and focus on enhancing the efficiency of their payment value chain. MasterCard will be responsible for managing the operations of the new network and transaction routing. "This strategic alliance will allow us to focus on growing the issuing and acquiring operations, especially as it relates to the new payments network. This will offer access to new payment technologies, benefit from economies of scale and efficiency, and capitalize on MasterCard’s experience in managing leading payment brands," said Milton Maluhy Filho, executive director of Itaú Unibanco. "We will continue working...
March 16, 2015
Calling All Entrepreneurs: Bring Your Big Idea to MasterCard’s Priceless Elevator Pitch
If you’re an entrepreneur convinced that you have an idea for the next big thing, MasterCard and Mashable are giving you a chance to win $15,000 by making a pitch in 60 seconds or less about your concept—in an elevator—during an interactive conference in Austin, TX , March 13-15 . The Priceless Elevator Pitch will take place from 12pm to 5pm on March 13-14, and 12pm to 2pm on March 15 at the Mashable House (305 E. 5th Street, Austin TX). Unsure what to prepare? Don’t worry. Coaches will be on-site to provide pointers on putting together a top-notch presentation, but once the bell hop closes the elevator door, you’ll be on your own and the clock will be ticking. Cameras will capture each pitch and broadcast it on plasma screens throughout the Mashable House. Representatives from some of the top venture capital firms in the country will serve as judges for the competition. At the end of each day, they’ll award three finalists with a $250 MasterCard prepaid card. On the final day, Jay...
March 12, 2015
Malaysia and Singapore Take the Top Spots in the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2015
Malaysia topped the list in the GMTI 2015 while Turkey , UAE , Saudi Arabia and Qatar also made the top five. Singapore topped the list for non-OIC countries which also included Thailand , UK , South Africa and France . In 2014, there were 108 million Muslim travellers spending $145 billion . This is expected to grow to 150 million travellers in 2020 spending $200 billion . To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/18EnjZk to your Twitter feed with the hashtags #GMTI2015 Malaysia has been named as the number one destination across the globe in the Muslim travel market, according to the most comprehensive research that has been released on the sector . The “MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2015” saw Malaysia take the top spot on the list, for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) destinations, followed by Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Singapore came first for the non-OIC destinations, which also saw Thailand , UK , South Africa and...
March 4, 2015
Happy Birthday Priceless Surprises!
Consumers More than Like Priceless Surprises; 3x’s Higher Social Engagement Rate Instant Gratification Goes Mobile with New App to Deliver What’s Next in Consumer Engagement (Mobile Media Summit) – Over the past 12 months, unsuspecting MasterCard cardholders from around the world laughed, cried and smiled as Priceless Surprises made their day. Priceless Surprises, the company’s new marketing platform to surprise and delight consumers, has become a global hit with more than 25 countries from every major region around the world launching it successfully; nearly 200 activations complete across key consumer passion areas like sports, music, fashion and shopping; and hundreds of thousands of surprises delivered to MasterCard cardholders to date, MasterCard announced today. Priceless Surprises is among the highest social media engagement generating initiatives live today, beating U.S. Twitter benchmarks within financial services and Facebook benchmarks across consumer industries. When...
March 4, 2015