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Visa to Acquire CardinalCommerce to Secure and Accelerate Digital Commerce SAN FRANCISCO & MENTOR, Ohio -Saturday 3 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) today announced an agreement to acquire CardinalCommerce, an industry leader in e-commerce payment authentication. The acquisition will enable more secure, seamless payments, whether made through a browser, mobile app, or connected device, and will help Visa’s...

Visa Adds Refugee Olympic Athletes to Complete Team Visa Rio 2016 Roster -Thursday 21 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today the full Team Visa roster for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. With 60 athletes, it is the most expansive group of Olympic and Paralympic athletes that Visa has supported to date. Team Visa has grown by 62 percent since the last Olympic...

Visa Welcomes Swimming Athlete Yusra Mardini to Team Visa Rio 2016 -Saturday 4 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the addition of Yusra Mardini to Team Visa Rio 2016. A competitive swimmer who grew up in Syria, Mardini’s journey to the Olympic Games took a turn one year ago when she fled to Greece with 20 others on a small inflatable dinghy. A few...

Visa Introduces NFC-Enabled Payment Ring for Team Visa Sponsored Athletes to Use at Rio 2016 Olympic Games -Friday 3 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the exclusive payment provider at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced a new innovation for use at the Rio 2016 Games – the first payment wearable ring backed by a Visa account. The Visa payment ring will be given to all Team Visa athletes in...

Visa Opens its First Innovation Center in Asia -Thursday 28 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the opening of its Singapore innovation center, the first in a network of new regional innovation centers that Visa is launching globally. The new 7,000 square foot Singapore facility will serve as a destination for clients, partners and...

Visa Brings Digital Payments to Rio 2016 Olympic Games as 1.2 Million Travelers Are Expected in Brazil -Wednesday 27 April 2016  

Visa Marks 100 Days to Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies: Readies New Payment Technology Across Rio (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) today celebrated the 100 day milestone to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In its 30th year as the exclusive payment provider of the Olympic Games, Visa is...

Visa-Commissioned Study Estimates Migration to Electronic Payments Added Nearly $300B to GDP Across 70 Countries -Thursday 10 March 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. today released the results of a new 2016 study conducted by Moody's Analytics that analyzed the impact of electronic payments on economic growth across 70 countries between 2011 and 2015. The Visa-commissioned study found that increased use of electronic payment...

New Star Athletes Join Team Visa Rio 2016 -Saturday 5 March 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced four new U.S. Olympic hopefuls who will go for gold as members of Team Visa Rio 2016. These athletes include Missy Franklin, a four-time Olympic champion in swimming; Ibtihaj Muhammad, a 2014 world champion in fencing; Sam Mikulak, a...

CUP and Visa Sign MOU to Collaborate on Payments Security, Innovation and Financial Inclusion -Friday 26 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China UnionPay (CUP) and Visa Inc. today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Shanghai with both parties agreeing to collaborate on payments security, innovation and financial inclusion. The MOU was signed between Shi Wenchao, President of CUP, and Charlie Scharf,...

MEDIA ALERT: Visa Unveils Future of Payments and Commerce at Mobile World Congress 2016 -Monday 15 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): WHO:     At Mobile World Congress 2016, Visa will join innovators from around the world to demonstrate the increasingly important role mobile is playing in how people pay and get paid. Visitors to the Visa booth can...

Visa Opens its Global Network with Launch of Visa Developer -Saturday 6 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the launch of Visa Developer, a milestone that transforms the world’s largest retail payments network to an open platform that will drive innovation in payments and commerce. For the first time in the company’s nearly 60 year history,...

Egyptian Government and Visa Sign Agreement to Help Bring Electronic Payments to Government Subsidies -Friday 5 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Egyptian government, represented by the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade and the Ministry of Planning, this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Visa Inc., to enable electronic payment of government subsidies to 22 million Egyptian...