Application Deadline: Ongoing
Start Path Global is Mastercard’s worldwide program for innovative later stage startups from across the globe.
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.
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
- 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.
For More Information: