Mastercard Expands Crypto Card Partner Program

The Accelerate program works to provide a streamlined entry point to the Mastercard range of cryptocurrency programs, offering quick onboarding for crypto firms onto Mastercard, and support and assistance for their growth and transformation… Participants can make use of Mastercard’s insights and cybersecurity services.

… the Accelerate program allows for connections with other companies and new application programming interface (API) options for payment, security and analytics needs… [Customers] … can convert funds between fiat and cryptocurrency and use Wirex’s Cryptoback program to get 1.5 percent back in bitcoin for every purchase made in-store.

[Pavel Matveev, CEO and co-founder of Wirex]  said … that the development “represents a growing interest and recognition in the acceptance of cryptocurrency by leading bodies and regulators and will help us to realize our vision of empowering everyone to experience a world where all currencies, traditional and crypto, are equal.”