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Visa Installments Expands to Australia, Offering a New Way to Buy Now, Pay Later SYDNEY -Saturday 9 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V), the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced the expansion of Visa Installments in Australia in partnership with ANZ, one of the country’s largest financial institutions, and merchant payment provider Quest. The Visa solution lets Australian...

Visa Digitally Enables 16 Million SMBs on Path to Reaching 50 Million Goal Worldwide -Wednesday 15 September 2021    

New Visa research shows how essential digital capabilities are for SMBs to compete in a post pandemic world Amidst record rise of entrepreneurism, a new class of digitally-native small businesses emerge (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has helped to digitally-enable an...

Visa to Acquire Currencycloud -Friday 23 July 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Currencycloud, a global platform that enables banks and fintechs to provide innovative foreign exchange solutions for cross-border payments. The acquisition builds on an existing strategic...

Meet Visa: Reintroducing the Iconic Visa Brand to Everyone, Everywhere -Wednesday 21 July 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inviting the world to ‘Meet Visa,‘ the global payments technology company today unveiled the initial phase of its brand evolution spotlighting the diverse capabilities of its network and commitment to enabling global economic inclusion. Aligned closely with the company’s...

Inclusive Fintech 50 launches 2021 competition to recognize early-stage fintechs driving innovation in an era of... -Wednesday 30 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) has launched the third year of Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50), a competition to recognize the most promising inclusive fintech startups pushing the frontiers of innovation. This year, the competition seeks to recognize early-stage fintechs...

Visa To Acquire European Open Banking Platform Tink -Friday 25 June 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tink, a European open banking platform that enables financial institutions, fintechs and merchants to build tailored financial management tools, products and services for European consumers and...

Visa and Goldman Sachs Partner to Modernize Global Money Movement -Friday 11 June 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) today announced a global strategic partnership with Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking to help businesses – large to small – move money effortlessly around the world. Through its implementation of Visa B2B Connect and Visa Direct Payouts solutions, Goldman...

Tap to Ride! Monterey-Salinas Transit Becomes 1st in California to Offer Riders the Ability to Tap to Pay with Visa -Friday 14 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, in collaboration with Visa, Caltrans, Cybersource, Littlepay, and SC Soft, Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) became the first transit agency in California to offer bus riders a contactless payment option. As cities begin to reopen, public transportation will play a critical...

Visa and Airbnb Partner To Get Hosts Paid Faster With Visa Direct -Thursday 29 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, and Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB), a leading online marketplace for lodging and experiences, today announced Airbnb Hosts in select markets will be able to access their earnings more quickly. Through Airbnb’s use of Visa...

Visa Deepens Global Commitment to Environmental Sustainability with Pledge to Reach Net-zero Emissions by 2040 -Thursday 22 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, announced today a new global commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2040, and that the company achieved carbon neutrality across its operations in 2020.i Visa also outlined plans to become a climate positive...

Visa Expands Global Money Movement Capabilities Beyond the Card with Visa Direct Payouts -Wednesday 31 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the expansion of Visa Direct, a real-time1 push payments platform, with the introduction of Visa Direct Payouts. The new solution allows Visa’s clients and partners around the world to use a single point of connection to push payments to eligible...

Visa Becomes First Major Payments Network to Settle Transactions in USD Coin (USDC) -Tuesday 30 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced a major industry first in bridging the worlds of digital and traditional fiat currencies: the use of USD Coin (USDC), a stablecoin backed by the US dollar, to settle a transaction with Visa over Ethereum—one of the most actively used open-source...

Visa Introduces AI-Powered Innovations for Smarter Payments -Wednesday 3 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced VisaNet +AI, a suite of AI-powered services that address long-standing challenges and pain points for banks, merchants and consumers—including delays and confusion with managing account balances and the unpredictability of daily settlement...

TransferWise and Visa Announce Global Partnership Following Successful Collaboration on Cloud Technology -Wednesday 27 January 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) and TransferWise today announced a global partnership and the first use of Visa Cloud Connect, a new way for fintechs and partners to securely connect Visa’s global processing network, VisaNet, through the cloud. Visa Cloud Connect underpins a new global...

New Year, New Habits: Contactless Payments Are Here to Stay, With Only 16% of Consumers Planning to Revert to... -Wednesday 13 January 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As the one-year mark of the Covid-19 pandemic approaches and digital payments play a larger role in daily life around the world, there will be no reverse gear on consumer behavior as we head into 2021. In the third edition of its global research study, the “Visa Back to...

Visa Launches Research Center Committed to Promoting and Advancing Global Economic Equity and Inclusivity -Friday 20 November 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the launch of the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute (VEEI), a center of excellence for research and public-private dialogue on payments policy, committed to promoting and advancing equitable economic empowerment of individuals, businesses...

Visa Expands Fast Track Program to Enable Next Generation of Fintechs to Rebuild the Global Economy -Thursday 19 November 2020      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The COVID-19 pandemic has created major financial challenges for businesses and consumers alike. As money management becomes increasingly digital, fintechs play a pivotal role in helping to restore and rebuild the global economy. To provide increased support for the ecosystem,...

Visa Helps Prepare Small Businesses for the Holiday Buying Season as National Small Business Week Begins -Monday 21 September 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week begins in the U.S. and businesses worldwide prepare for an unprecedented holiday season, Visa (NYSE: V) is introducing new programs and resources essential to small and micro business (SMB) recovery...

Visa Harnesses Real-Time Deep Learning to Enhance Transaction Processing -Wednesday 26 August 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced Visa Smarter Stand-in Processing (Smarter STIP), a new capability that uses real-time artificial intelligence (AI) to help financial institutions manage transaction authorizations when service disruptions occur. Using deep learning to analyze...

Visa Expands Commitment to Sustainability Through Inaugural $500 Million Green Bond Issuance and Appointment of Chief... -Tuesday 11 August 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, today announced that yesterday it successfully priced its inaugural green bond offering, totaling $500 million, paying a semi-annual coupon of 0.75% and maturing August 15, 2027. The green bond, believed to be the...