At Mobile World Congress, 2018, Mastercard announced that it would use Facebook Messenger to provide technology to small businesses in Africa and Asia to drive affordable acceptance of electronic and mobile payments.
Access to digital payments will help these businesses expand to new markets, and unlock financial services and products that enables them to grow their livelihoods.
The Messenger experience will be launched in Nigeria, where Mastercard will pilot a new Masterpass QR bot to help business owner’s move beyond cash transactions to accepting QR payments. Ecobank and Zenith Bank will support this inaugural program.
Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/03/mastercard-boosts-small-businesses-facebook-messenger/
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