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Mastercard study: Romania on 9th place in the world in share of businesses owned by women

News March 07, 2018 12:06 0 comments

The Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2018, launched today, shows that Romania ranks 9th among countries with the highest percentage of businesses owned by women. The study is at its second edition and analyses the…more »

Mastercard launches Master Your Card, the program for Romanian SMEs support

News December 19, 2017 11:54 0 comments

Mastercard, in partnership with the Trade and Industry Chamber of Romania (CCIR) and the Body of Expert Accountants and Licensed Accountants in Romania (CECCAR),  launches Master Your Card, the program that supports the Romanian SMEs.…more »

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Mastercard study: Bucharest is the European city with the highest growth of tourists’ number

Tourism September 29, 2017 15:36 0 comments

Bucharest is the European city with the highest growth of tourists who stay over night, outrunning cities such as Lisbon, Berlin or Amsterdam, according to the Mastercard Global Index of Urban Destinations. Bucharest attracted 10.4…more »

Interview. Mastercard: How the private sector is boosting Romania’s cultural scene

News July 27, 2017 07:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

It’s a fact that culture is still underfinanced in Romania, although official data shows that the Ministry of Culture’s budget has increased by 51 percent since 2016, meaning RON 766 million. It’s also a fact…more »

Mastercard Study – Comfort, the biggest advantage of digital banking solutions

Banking July 13, 2017 15:11 0 comments

Six in ten consumers think the digitalisation of banking industry makes their lives easier and safer, pointing to comfort as the best advantage of digital banking solutions, followed by time saving (70 percent) and the…more »

Infographic: brand experiences at Electric Castle

Cultural Calendar July 12, 2017 21:22 0 comments BR Exclusive

It’s mid-July so it’s Electric time. Of course, with rain and mud and everything, as previously experienced here. But we are on our way to one of those festivals and you’ll find critically acclaimed bands,…more »

Mastercard: 1 in 2 Romanians believe tax avoidance is justified

News July 05, 2017 11:37 0 comments

Although 89 percent of Romanians know it is illegal to not pay taxes or to avoid declaring their income, 1 out of 2 participants to a Mastercard study believe avoiding to pay taxes is justified,…more »

Mastercard and Oxford University study: 93 percent of the mobile devices’ users prefer the biometric authentication for the financial services

Banking June 18, 2017 09:55 0 comments

Since 93 percent of consumers prefer biometrics to passwords, according to researchers, and 92 percent of banks want to adopt biometric technology, its adoption should be advancing rapidly. Only 13 percent have deployed biometrics, and…more »

Mastercard backs start-ups in the field of AI for payments tech

Media & Marketing April 15, 2017 10:04 0 comments

Payments technology firm Mastercard has launched the global program Start Path 2017 and is looking for start-ups in the field of AI (artificial intelligence) that are rethinking the banking and payment services. In the spring…more »

MasterCard launches campaign targeting foreign tourists. What’s the story behind #WelcomeToBucharest?

Business November 14, 2016 15:08 0 comments

MasterCard Romania has launched the #WelcomeToRomania campaign, designed to encourage foreign tourists visiting Bucharest to make payments using their MasterCard bank card. The campaign, running between November 14 - February 7, was developed in collaboration…more »