The Mastercard Fintech Forum 2024 brought together the top 50 fintech companies in Morocco, alongside startup founders, fintech leaders, and investors. This premier event, centered around the theme of 'Digital and Financial Inclusion in Africa: Two Faces of the Same Coin,' aimed to foster discussions, idea exchanges, and partnerships to strengthen the local fintech startup ecosystem.

Promoting Digital and Financial Inclusion

The forum emphasized the interconnectedness of digital and financial inclusion in Africa, highlighting how advancements in technology can drive greater access to financial services. Mastercard, a global technology company in the payments industry, led the charge in these discussions, underscoring its mission to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere.

Mastercard’s Commitment to Innovation

Mastercard's commitment to innovation and inclusion was a focal point of the event. The company’s mission is to make transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. By leveraging secure data and networks, Mastercard's innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. This dedication is driven by Mastercard's decency quotient (DQ), which influences its culture and actions both inside and outside the company.

Fostering Collaboration and Partnerships

The Mastercard Fintech Forum provided a platform for fintech leaders and investors to collaborate and form strategic partnerships. These interactions are vital for building a robust fintech ecosystem in Morocco and across Africa. By fostering an environment of collaboration, the forum aimed to unlock new opportunities and drive sustainable growth in the fintech sector.

Global Reach and Local Impact

With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, Mastercard is building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all. The forum highlighted Mastercard’s global reach and its impact on local economies, emphasizing how the company's global resources can be harnessed to address local challenges and drive innovation in the fintech space.