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Visa Expands Support for Paralympic Athletes One-Year Out from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games SAN FRANCISCO -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...

Visa Acquires Control of Earthport -Wednesday 8 May 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced it has acquired control of Earthport (AIM:EPO), a company that provides cross-border payment services to banks, money transfer service providers and businesses via the world’s largest independent ACH network. Currently, Visa enables...

Visa Champions Women at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ -Saturday 4 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, Visa (NYSE: V) today unveiled its global marketing campaign for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, “One Moment Can Change the Game.” The campaign amplifies the meaningful moments women are creating on and off the...

Visa and Planeta Informatica Pioneer New Technology to Bring the Speed, Security and Convenience of Contactless Payments... -Tuesday 26 February 2019

New Visa Secure Access Module makes transitioning to tap to pay at transit turnstiles faster, easier and less expensive than ever before for public transit operators Metro Rio will be first transit operator to launch contactless payments using the Visa Secure Access Module in late...

Female Entrepreneurs Are Feeling More Empowered as They Gain Ground Globally -Saturday 2 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- According to Visa’s (NYSE: V) new “State of Female Entrepreneurship” report, 79 percent of American women entrepreneurs feel more empowered now than they did five years ago, yet many still face a number of obstacles to growing their businesses. Focusing on a range of...

Visa Champions Female Entrepreneurs in 2019 -Friday 18 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its ongoing commitment to support female entrepreneurs, Visa (NYSE: V) is launching a global initiative – She’s Next, Empowered by Visa – to encourage women small business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses. The global rate of female...

Visa Expands Global Football Portfolio Connecting With Fans Around the World -Sunday 9 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V), the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, has announced partnerships with the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) Women’s Football Competitions and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Total Africa Cup of Nations tournament to evolve...

Visa Strengthens Commitment to Growing Digital Payments in India -Saturday 17 November 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced a minority investment in BillDesk, a leading platform for online payments and bill payments in India. Visa’s investment and collaboration will help BillDesk develop new product lines for its payments and loyalty businesses and also expand its...

Visa Brings a Simpler, Safer Experience to Digital Payments -Wednesday 24 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced a continued commitment to reducing friction and improving security in digital commerce by reiterating support of the draft EMV® Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) Specification. The draft EMV SRC Specification provides a foundation for digital...

Visa Expands Tokenization Partnership With Netflix to Improve Digital Payments Experience Globally -Friday 19 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on a pilot program that began in 2017, Visa (NYSE: V) today announced an expansion of Netflix’s use of the Visa Token Service, with a key focus of improving card-not-present authorization rates and enabling a more seamless and secure merchant and customer experience...

Visa Unveils New Partners on Tokenization to Help Increase Payment Security and Reduce Effects of Data Breaches -Thursday 18 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the commercial expansion of the Visa Token Service for credential-on-file (COF) token requestors, marking a major milestone towards further securing consumer payments in the digital channel. With this expansion, acquirer gateway and...

Visa and the International Olympic Committee, Building a Better Experience for Fans of Future Olympic and Paralympic... -Saturday 13 October 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the heels of its renewal with the International Olympic Committee through 2032, Visa (NYSE:V), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today announced a commitment to enhancing the experience for fans of the Olympic and...