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Inswitch and Mastercard International partner to launch embedded payments and issuing programs across Industries

Inswitch and Mastercard | September 30, 2022 | Read time : 02:47 min

Inswitch and Mastercard International partner to launch embedded
Inswitch, a fintech technology company with focus on embedded solutions for banking and payments, and Mastercard International Incorporated have partnered to design and deliver digital payment solutions and issuing programs starting with selected countries across LAC.

Inswitch will start issuing cards as a Mastercard principal member in Mexico, with plans to expand quickly to key markets in LAC and other regions in the future. This collaboration will allow the company to extend its value proposition by offering digital and physical Mastercard branded cards for a broad range of applications across industries: Now our clients can issue branded cards to support different use cases: digital wallets, Buy now pay later, supplier payments, working capital for corporate expenses or cash management necessities; among others, said Ronald Alvarenga, Inswitch's CEO.

In addition to the issuing program, Inswitch and Mastercard will work together to integrate their respective assets and solutions offering an agnostic platform supporting different types of businesses: Business-to-Consumer, Business-to-Business, Consumer-to-Business. Through this strong collaboration, Mastercard and Inswitch are position to deliver a robust turnkey solution in several verticals like eCommerce, Retailers, CPGs. Banks, Gig economy among others.

Inswitch solves two urgent problems for enterprises moving to the digital world: it provides a varied payment infrastructure to accelerate the transformation to e-commerce; and innovating beyond payments with a full digital wallet and banking platform; allowing any company to build and launch financial services fast, reliable and around the world. In addition to offering payments and banking all-in-one platform, and a superior user experience; Inswitch will be providing Mastercard and its clients strong management tools to manage the business, including reporting, analytics, white label channels, automatic settlements, and reconciliations.

"We are very excited to have Inswitch as a Mastercard Issuer in Mexico to integrate issuing capabilities and extend the value proposition to all B2C and B2B clients for Inswitch and Mastercard. Inswitch is a company that combines payments, core banking and issuing products in a single stack, that facilities all companies to develop and launch financial services in multiple markets.''

- Pablo Cuaron, Vice President Fintech & Enablers for Mastercard Mexico and Central America

About Inswitch
Inswitch is a global integrated financial technology company that helps companies to rapid activation of digital financial services through its omnichannel 360 Fintech-as-a-Service platform.

Since 2002, Inswitch has implemented more than 100 platforms in 30 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. In addition, Inswitch has processed over USD 9 billion in Total Payment Volume for more than 80 million users.

About Mastercard
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 company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

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Increasing collaboration between stakeholders, infrastructure rationalization, vendor operations consolidation, next-generation technologies, and cybersecurity are the key emerging trends in the payments space Banks Becoming Platform Players Banks are adopting a collaborative platform model to remain central to the new eco-system by connecting producers (FinTechs and other third-party payment providers) with consumers (merchants, corporates, and end users).

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