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Visa Reaches 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Goal SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday 16 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced the company has met its goal to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2020, furthering the company’s commitment to lead responsibly and sustainably across the company’s global operations, including 131 offices in 76 countries and four...

Visa To Acquire Plaid -Tuesday 14 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Plaid, a network that makes it easy for people to securely connect their financial accounts to the apps they use to manage their financial lives. Visa will pay total purchase consideration of...

Visa and MFS Africa Bring Digital Payments to More Consumers and Businesses Across Africa -Friday 13 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) and the pan-African fintech leader MFS Africa today announced a partnership that will help bridge the gap between the rapidly growing mobile money ecosystem in Africa and the world of online digital payments, significantly expanding Visa’s reach and its...

Visa and Global Partners Expand Access to Cross-Border Payments for Consumers and SMBs -Thursday 12 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In today’s connected world, moving money for consumers and businesses should be as simple and routine as sending a text message. Yet, in many cases, consumers and businesses still rely on manual, paper-based processes, high fees and cash to send money to friends, families and...

Visa Introduces Team Visa Roster Ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 -Thursday 14 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V), the Worldwide Payment Technology Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today announced its most diverse roster of athletes on Team Visa Tokyo 2020. Representing 43 countries, the most in Team Visa history, the current roster is comprised of 70+ athletes...

Visa Expands Transit Partner Program to Accelerate Delivery of Improved Rider Journeys Around the World -Friday 1 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that 100 partners have enrolled in its global transit partner program, Visa Ready for Transit, giving transit agencies access to an expanded network of technology solutions and expertise to make it easier to get around. Transit agencies...

Visa Completes Acquisition of Rambus Payments Portfolio -Wednesday 23 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Visa (NYSE: V) announced that it has completed the acquisition of the token services and ticketing businesses, formerly Bell ID and Ecebs LTD, from Rambus (NASDAQ: RMBS), a premier silicon IP and chip provider dedicated to delivering data faster and safer....

Revolut Chooses Visa as Lead Issuing Partner to Drive Rapid Global Expansion -Wednesday 2 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) and Revolut, the leading fintech in Europe, today announced a new agreement that will help Revolut expand its business globally. Leveraging Visa’s brand, scale and global acceptance footprint, Revolut will be able to bring its product offerings to five new...

Visa B2B Connect Expands to 32 New Countries and Announces Integration With Infosys -Saturday 21 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its Visa B2B Connect network has doubled its reach – from 30 global trade corridors at launch in June 2019, to 62, with the goal to expand to over 100 countries in 2020. In addition, Infosys, a global leader in next-generation...

Insurance Leaders and Visa Digitize Claims Payouts for Individuals and Businesses When They Need It Most -Saturday 14 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Emergencies like car collisions or natural disasters come when people least expect them, leaving individuals unprepared to complete insurance forms, confirm claim estimates, and pay repair shop and medical expenses. During these times, quick access to funds is critical. Visa is...

Visa Completes Acquisition of Verifi -Friday 13 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Verifi, a leader in technology solutions that reduce chargebacks. The acquisition of Verifi strengthens Visa’s role of facilitating trust and transparency across the buying experience by extending its dispute...

Visa Expands Support for Paralympic Athletes One-Year Out from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games -Tuesday 27 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced an expanded commitment to Paralympic athletes training for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games amid rising momentum and interest in para-sport competitions. With one year to go, the Official Payment Services Partner of the Paralympic Games and a...

Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program Goes Global with Launch in U.S. -Friday 2 August 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fintechs are transforming the global payments ecosystem at a rapid pace, changing the way people invest, manage money, receive loans, and send real-time payments to friends and family. Given the importance of the fintech community, and Visa’s longtime commitment to digital...

Changing the Game: Visa Sets Sights on a “Cashless Japan” With One Year to Go to the Olympic Games Tokyo... -Thursday 25 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Visa (NYSE: V), the Worldwide Payment Technology Partner of the Olympic Games, is preparing innovative payment experiences for athletes, visitors and citizens in support of the government’s “Cashless Japan”...

Visa Acquires Payworks -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of next-generation payment gateway software for the Point of Sale (POS). Visa will bring Payworks’ cloud-based solution for in-store payment processing together with its CyberSource digital...

Tap to Pay Scores Big for Visa and Fans at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ -Thursday 4 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V), the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, today released an analysis of spending during the group stage (June 7 to June 20) of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. The results found that in the nine official stadiums, fans across France tapped to...

Tez Financial Services and Green Girls Organization Selected as Winners of Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s... -Tuesday 2 July 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE:V) recently hosted the Visa Everywhere Initiative (VEI): Women’s Global Edition, marking the first time the program has focused on organizations with at least one woman founder or co-founder from around the world who are changing the world by solving business and...

Animation, Sound & Vibration – How Visa is Reinforcing Consumer Trust in a Changing Payments World -Wednesday 19 June 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced global adoption of its sensory branding suite in 25 countries via more than a dozen new partnerships. The suite is comprised of sound, animation and haptic brand cues that occur with a Visa payment transaction. In a digital world increasingly...

Visa and Western Union to Bring Speed, Simplicity and Transparency to Global Payments -Friday 7 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Visa (NYSE:V) announced a new strategic agreement with Western Union (NYSE:WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. Western Union will implement Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time1 push payments platform in an effort to bring speed and...

Visa Increases Global Investment in Women’s Soccer -Saturday 1 June 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Heading into the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, Visa (NYSE:V) today announced an expanded commitment to women’s soccer, leveraging the brand’s sponsorship platform to inspire women athletes amidst the global gender equality and women’s empowerment...