We are thrilled to announce that Cyvatar, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider, is joining Mastercard’s Start Path In Solidarity program. This partnership is a significant step forward in our commitment to supporting underrepresented fintech founders on their journey to scale and innovate. By aligning with Start Path, Cyvatar aims to leverage the expertise and resources provided by Mastercard to propel our mission of creating a safer and more inclusive digital economy.
Connecting and Empowering Fintech Startups: Mastercard’s Start Path program has a remarkable track record of nurturing high-potential fintech startups from around the globe. Since its inception in 2014, it has supported more than 360 startups from 49 countries, enabling many of them to enter public markets, achieve unicorn status, and forge extended commercial engagements with Mastercard. Now, through the Start Path In Solidarity program, Mastercard extends its support to startups led by underrepresented founders, ensuring they have access to the funding and opportunities needed to scale their businesses.
Driving Innovation and Inclusion: Start Path In Solidarity was launched by Mastercard in 2021 as an extension of its award-winning startup engagement program. This initiative plays a crucial role in Mastercard’s broader commitment to closing the racial wealth and opportunity gap. As part of the In Solidarity commitment, Mastercard is investing $500 million in products, services, technology, and financial support, with the goal of empowering startups led by people of color and women. Cyvatar is honored to be a part of this transformative journey.
Support for Startups: Through the Start Path In Solidarity program, Cyvatar and other participating startups will receive comprehensive support tailored to their specific growth stage. This support includes enterprise partnership readiness training, dedicated mentors who will facilitate collaboration opportunities, introductions to investors, and connections to Mastercard’s extensive network of customers and partners. Moreover, participating startups will have the opportunity to engage in technology collaborations and pitch their innovative solutions to potential prospects.
Cyvatar’s Commitment: At Cyvatar, we strongly believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity in the fintech industry. By joining Mastercard’s Start Path In Solidarity program, we are reinforcing our commitment to empowering underrepresented founders. We are eager to collaborate with like-minded individuals and organizations to drive innovation, bridge gaps, and create a more equitable future.
Conclusion: Cyvatar’s participation in Mastercard’s Start Path In Solidarity program marks an exciting chapter in our journey to revolutionize the cybersecurity landscape. By aligning our vision with the resources and support offered by Mastercard, we are confident that we can contribute to a more inclusive and secure digital economy. Together, we will empower underrepresented fintech founders, foster innovation, and create opportunities that benefit everyone, everywhere.
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