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Mastercard Data & Services helps organizations future-proof their payment business through industry leading payment consulting support.

How can you seize the opportunities arising from shifts in technology, customer behavior and competitive forces?

Financial institutions, merchants and technology providers have recognized these shifts and are preparing to meet the consumer demand for more differentiated solutions. 

Mastercard Data & Services has deep expertise across the entire payments spectrum, helping clients to develop the right strategies to address these challenges and to seize the commercial opportunities that come with them.


Our knowledge base is uniquely positioned to provide unrivaled solutions to the core challenges facing your business. Our payments consulting teams distills experience and knowledge from thousands of real-world engagements with financial institutions to generate valuable strategies across Commercial, Debit, Marketing, Acquiring, Risk and Fraud. 

How does Mastercard help you deliver a better payments experience?

Contactless Optimization

Launch, manage and optimize contactless payments across your portfolio

Mastercard Market Trends

Market Trends is your platform for the latest payment trends, industry insights, competitive intelligence and market assessments to help you level up your strategy.

Additional resources

White Paper
Cashing Out: Economic Growth through Payment Digitisation

Local and national governments are often strapped by—rather than strapped for—cash. This report explores how to reduce cash dependency to counteract the direct and indirect problems of cash across governments, businesses and consumers.

White Paper
A Small Business Triangle: Instant, Open, Intelligent

Three powerful trends are converging in the digital economy: real-time payments, open banking and artificial intelligence. This report looks at the triangular relationship between the three technologies in terms of their synergies, mutual dependencies and benefits to business.

Breaking Down Installments Making Sense of Buy Now, Pay Later

The concept of paying by installments is simple. Financial technology companies (fintechs) encapsulate it with their catchy buy now, pay later moniker. The reality is more complex. This report breaks down installments and then offers four data-informed building blocks to help construct a solid installments proposition.

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I have the utmost faith that the synergy of technology and game-changing service will enable us to create an exciting digital user experience.
Razvan Munteanu, Deputy Chairperson PrivatBank’s Management Board for Business Development