Thanks to this initiative, the users of the ConnectAmericas and Mastercard Biz portals, as well as companies linked to Mastercard, will have access to the following tools and activities:
- Business opportunities: ConnectAmericas and Mastercard aim to help SMEs enter global value chains. For this, through the partnership, ConnectAmericas and Mastercard will compile and share purchasing announcements of large companies and governments that entrepreneurs can apply to by completing a simple form with information about their product and company.
- Foreign trade consulting: Advisory services on foreign trade for SMEs with a Mastercard business card, through our partnership with RGX, Red Global de Exportación, a foreign trade consulting company with presence in 42 countries. Services offered include validated lists of new clients, distributors and suppliers; pre-selection of potential international markets; development of business agendas in 42 countries; destination commercial intelligence reports; and market or country research.
- Financial tools: Mastercard is developing a new virtual payment system specifically designed for international transactions between businesses. Thanks to this collaboration, ConnectAmericas users will have access to this innovative tool through the platform.