Mastercard® is one of the largest international organizations operating in the field of financial transactions. Founded in the early 1960s from an agreement between several American banks which created the Interbank Card Association, nowadays over 25,000 institutes use its service, which boasts constantly evolving modern instruments, which, for over 50 years, have been making customers’ lives easier and more intuitive.
Since the birth of the first international on-line debit card programme, Maestro®, payments can now be made on latest generation smartphones using specific applications. Thanks to services like Mastercard, payments can now be made in total mobility and safety, twenty-four seven, and anywhere in the world. In recent years, Mastercard has sponsored some of the largest sports events such as America’s Major League Baseball (MLB), the UEFA Champions League and PGA Tour, which manages top golf tournaments.