Mastercard provides educational resource centre for SMEs

The global payments engine rolls out an online educational platform to help small, medium and micro enterprises improve their business.


Payment revolution to boost economies and financial inclusion

The digital payment revolution is well underway and is set to drive financial inclusion, a webinar heard.

Sep 21, 2021

Partnerships, crypto bridges and fintech innovation change the payment landscape

Webinar to highlight the innovations changing payments.

Aug 24, 2021

Women entrepreneurs overtake men in fintech adoption

Around 81% of surveyed MEA female entrepreneurs adopt digital payment solutions, in comparison to 68% of their male counterparts.

Jun 29, 2021

SMEs zone in on digital growth as they chart future

South African small, medium and micro businesses prioritise upskilling staff and growing digitally, as they chart future growth in a post-COVID-19 world.


Capital Appreciation side-steps COVID-19 impact in year-end results

The company says the impact of COVID-19 delayed clients’ decisions on projects and new terminal orders, but it weathered those pressures.

May 12, 2021

E-commerce reaches tipping point, but physical remains strong

SA’s e-commerce sales more than doubled between 2018 and 2020, marking the true beginning of the e-tail revolution in SA, says World Wide Worx.

May 7, 2021

South African consumers’ appetite for digital payments takes off

Mastercard says 95% of surveyed SA consumers are considering emerging payments, such as digital currencies, biometrics, contactless or QR code, in the next year.

Apr 21, 2021

Nedbank partners Mastercard, Ukheshe for WhatsApp payments

The companies launch Money Message, a payment platform that lets small and micro businesses receive in-chat payments from customers via WhatsApp.

Apr 7, 2021

Mastercard, Uber drive digital payment acceptance

The companies extend their long-standing partnership to boost digital payments and advance financial inclusion across the Middle East and Africa.

Mar 19, 2021

QR payments become the norm in SA, PayFast finds

The online payment gateway records a 412% growth in quick response code payments, as more consumers shop online.

Mar 11, 2021

Mastercard kicks off skills push in Alex

The payments tech company picks Rose-Act Saturday School in Alex to roll out its first digital South African Girls4Tech Connect programme STEM curriculum.

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