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Two African Fintech Startups Selected For Mastercard Start Path Program
Two African Fintech Startups Selected For Mastercard Start Path Program

Karri Payments from South Africa and Kenya’s Kwara are among 11 fintech startups selected to join the Mastercard Start Path global network to scale innovation. The six-month Start Path program from Mastercard is designed to help the best and brightest entrepreneurs maximize their chances of success by learning from Mastercard experts and exploring co-innovation opportunities.

Karri is a mobile payment app that facilitates fast and easy payments to schools and community organizations and provides parents a convenient way to manage their child’s money. Kwara seeks to transform credit unions into contemporary, digital banks by providing members with a credit union operating system and a neobank experience.

The rest of the cohort is made up of Finmod (UK), Flourish FI (US), GenEQTY (US), KeyChain Pay (Hong Kong), Layer (Ireland), Osper (UK), Swap (Brazil), upSWOT (US) and Wellthi (US).