Paymentology selected to join Mastercard’s Fintech Express and Engage Programmes

10 months ago

Brussels, Belgium – 20th January 2021 –

Payment processing platform, Paymentology, has been selected by Mastercard to join Mastercard’s Fintech Express programme and its Engage Programme.

Mastercard and Paymentology will work together to co-innovate in the field of banking technology in Europe and across the world. Powered by Mastercard, Paymentology is now positioned to support clients in the categories of Digital Wallets, Commercial Payments and speed to market. Joining the Mastercard Fintech Express and Engage programmes will also give Paymentology the opportunity to engage with Mastercard’s extensive network thus helping Paymentology scale its businesses.

Jason Lane, Executive Vice President, Market Development Europe, Mastercard noted: “We are delighted to welcome Paymentology into both the Mastercard Fintech Express and Mastercard Engage programmes. As the partner of choice for leading fintechs across Europe, our focus is to propel our fintech partners towards greater success and help them scale at speed. Paymentology is an invaluable player in the fintech space and look forward to working together to enhance the payment experience of the people that we serve.”

Founder and CEO of Paymentology, Shane O’Hara, sees being part of the programmes as an important step in the continued expansion of Paymentology. “Mastercard has rapidly evolved its network in recent years to support changing consumer spend behaviour including mobile wallets, higher ecommerce use and greater card control demands. We are thrilled to be joining Mastercard’s fintech programmes, enabling Paymentology to further develop leading edge processing which connects banks into the Mastercard network in real time whilst removing the processing pressure from the bank. Together, Mastercard and Paymentology are bringing the bank closer to its customer. Our flexible product configuration and customisation give control to the bank to deliver new products, at point of spend.”

The Mastercard Fintech Express Programme falls under the umbrella of Mastercard Accelerate – Mastercard’s overarching fintech platform that gives start-ups and emerging brands support and assistance for every stage of their growth and transformation, from market entry to global expansion. Mastercard Accelerate is comprised of four main programmes: Fintech Express, Start Path, Engage and Developers.

Through its open API, multi-currency wallet dedicated platform, Paymentology is putting banks in control of their cardholders’ journey at point of spend. The company is opening the doors for banks to deliver new insurance, buy-now-pay-later and instalment to their cardholders, through its industry leading real-time data feed to the bank at point of spend.

Paymentology uniquely positioned as the only cloud native processor capable of offering dedicated and co-hosted processing across the full retail banking and challenger banking space. Paymentology is the issuer processor of choice by customer-first digital banks, Revolut and Standard Chartered’s, Mox Bank. Paymentology also leads the drive to provide scalable secure processing for the larger field of digitising retail banks around the world

– ENDS –

About Mastercard (NYSE: MA), Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

Follow us on Twitter @MastercardEU @MastercardNews, join the discussion on the Beyond the Transaction Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.

Details of Mastercard Accelerate:

About Paymentology

Paymentology is firmly positioned as a global leader in payment processing, having been chosen by banks such as Revolut and Standard Chartered’s digital bank, Mox Bank to support their ground-breaking payment programmes. Engaging with MasterCard as part of the ‘Accelerate for Fintechs’ framework will further enhance this positioning enabling better payment products to be delivered to banks, faster.

Notes to Editors

Mastercard contact
Aylin Fastenau

Paymentology contact
Eneritz Corral

About Paymentology

Paymentology runs multiple issuer payment card processing platforms across the world, spanning Mastercard, Visa and UnionPay networks. We are recognised as the leading innovator in the sector. We specialise in: Replacing legacy Issuer card processing, Provision of cloud & data centre based processing, Direct transaction injection into bank GL, Delivery of rich card spend datasets to bank, Enablement of very latest cardholder spend controls, and Support of Debit, Credit and Pre-Paid card programmes.