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The frictionless future of payments

Here’s to a future where money keeps pace with the way we live, work and do business: invisibly, intuitively, intelligently.

Where we choose how we pay and get paid — securely and with certainty.

Where access to money and services is democratised, and global economies and communities prosper.

In 2018 Vocalink became part of the Mastercard family, joining one of the most widely recognised and respected technology companies in the world. We’ve been on quite a journey since then, growing, diversifying and building our scale and capabilities to bring real-time account-to-account payments to economies around the world.

Together, we facilitate the safe, simple and secure movement of money and data between billions of people, businesses and banks to keep pace with the speed of life. 

Learn how our account-to-account solutions are enabling the frictionless future of payments.

Michael Miebach, Chief Product Officer 
“I think we should be guided always by the needs the pain points of whoever is using our products and solutions. Hence the acquisition of Vocalink.”

 

STORY

Welcome to the frictionless future

In 2019, we embarked on a project to explore the future of payments and financial services. Join us as we explore the key themes that will define the payments landscape in 10 to 15 years' time.
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Read the full story

This book delves into the five key themes that emerged from the interview transcripts, themes we think will define the payments landscape in 10 to 15 years' time.
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Podcast

Stories from the frictionless future of payments

Hosted by financial journalist Adam Shaw, listen as Mastercard’s experts explore the key themes that will define the payments landscape in ten to fifteen years’ time.
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Event

Sibos 2019

This year at Sibos, we welcomed new and current partners from domestic and international banks, schemes and governments on a journey to the frictionless future of payments. Read our daily summaries and watch our highlights from the event.
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