MasterCard BD pushing card usage through campaign

This year MasterCard has started to officially expand its business in Bangladesh. Recently MasterCard has launched an unique campaign called ‘Card-Start-Go’ for its Debit card holders in Bangladesh. The campaign was launched on Sunday, and it is expected to run till May 31st. ‘Card-Start-Go’ is a nationwide campaign with participation from a number of banks such as BRAC Bank, Dutch-Bangla Bank, Premier Bank, Prime Bank, Pubali Bank and The City Bank. Under this campaign, whenever a MasterCard holder uses his/her Debit card for personal consumption transaction of minimum Taka 1000, they will immediately earn some points. To be eligible for this campaign MasterCard Debit Cardholders need to complete a minimum of 4 transactions of Taka 1000 each, during the entire campaign period. The top point scorer will earn more than 100 exciting prizes, which include air tickets to Malaysia for 2 nights and 3 days stay, mobile phones and gift vouchers.

MasterCard is eager to launch a full scale operation in Bangladesh. As the country is moving towards an cashless payment revolution, MasterCard believes it can create the most out of the opportunities the country presents. Since the company has started to launch its operation in the country, the people living in the country will be looking forward to the benefits it provides to the users.

MasterCard Incorporated or MasterCard Worldwide is an American multinational financial service corporation headquartered in New York. Its principal business is to process payments between the banks of merchants and card issuing banks or credit unions of the purchasers who use “MasterCard” brand debit and credit cards to make purchases. Last year, MasterCard had vowed to expand its business in a big way in Bangladesh to tap its vast potential as the market is poised to take off into a cashless payment revolution. The company had regarded as one of the top ten potential countries to expand its business.

Mustafizur Rahman Khan