Application Deadline: August 1st 2017
Since 2014, Startpath have 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 our portfolio of startups: more flexibility, more customization, and no distractions from your current business.
accept applications at any time however please submit your application before August 1st to be considered for the Wave kicking off at the start of December.
Key features of the program:
⚭ Six month virtual program tailored to the individual needs of your company
⚭ No need to move from your home location
⚭ No equity is taken up front (but an option to participate in your next round)
⚭ Immediate access to 60+ Mastercard experts
⚭ Connections to potential customers – global corporate brands spanning banking, retail, tech and telecoms
⚭ Funds provided so that you have no out of pocket expenses
Mastercard Start Path Global work with later stage startups in the broad fintech and commerce space that fit these criteria:
❖ Solution – Demonstrated commercial traction, clear product differentiation and competitive advantage.
❖ Market – Solving real pain points for your customers, targeting a sizable market.
❖ Team – Strong founder team with key roles established, experienced entrepreneurs and/or track record of relevant industry expertise.
❖ Funding – Investment raised (seed, Series A, or later) with at least 6-12 month runway, plans to raise next institutional round in the next 18th months.
❖ Attitude – Global mentality, open to opportunity and mentoring.
How it works
A hybrid model designed to help solve key operational challenges for companies, we provide immediate access to experts and resources from across the organization and the opportunity to dive deep with our internal and external network.
No two companies are the same and we take a highly tailored approach to working together.
- Physical Engagement
- Virtual Engagement
Beyond the Programme
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