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Visa Teams Up With GM Security Technologies to Promote Payment Security in Latin America & The Caribbean

Cybersecurity company GM Security Technologies announced on Friday it has teamed up with Visa to accelerate the of secure, compliant and trustworthy digital payment eco-systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through the collaborations, the companies will be hosting a regional roadshow to educate issuers, merchants, acquires, and third… Read More

Blockchain-Based B2B Payments Platform Paystand Appoints Fintech Veterans From Fiserv, PayPal, & Visa to Fintech Advisory Council

PayStand, a blockchain-based, B2B payments firm, announced on Thursday it has appointed four globally recognized fintech veterans from Fiserv, PayPal, and Visa to its Fintech Advisory Council. According to PayStand, the council comes on the heels of a record-breaking year for the company, with revenue… Read More

PayPal Exits Facebook’s Controversial Stablecoin Project Libra

Paypal, one of the founding members of the Libra Association, has exited the controversial stablecoin project.  Earlier, the Financial Times reported that the digital payments giant PayPal might be pulling out of the Facebook-led cryptocurrency project due to regulatory issues. This afternoon, WSJ.com has confirmed… Read More

Report: Prominent Libra Association Members Now Hesitant About Officially Endorsing Facebook’s Currency Project

Officials at Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, and Stripe are reportedly hesitating now about officially signing on as members of the Libra Association, a governance consortium assembled by Facebook to advise on its proposed private, in-app currency system, Libra. The 28 current members of the Libra Association are reportedly being asked… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Plans to Hire 3500 New Staff Members for Company’s Global Expansion

Revolut, a UK-based digital bank and Fintech unicorn, will be hiring around 3500 new staff members, as the company expands its operations into 24 new markets.  Revolut’s expansion plans involve a new global partnership with payments giant Visa Inc, the two companies revealed on September… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Lively Teams Up With Visa to Add New Debit Processor For HSA Program

U.S.-based insurtech Lively announced on Tuesday it has partnered with Visa to add a new debit card processing to its HSA program. Lively reported its customers now have access to their HSA funds and what the company believes is quick, reliable debit transactions secured by… Read More

MoneyGram Teams Up With Visa to Launch New Debit Card Deposit Service

Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Monday it has teamed up with Visa to launch a new debit card service. MoneyGram reported that the money transfer option will allow customers in the U.S. to send money domestically through its mobile app or… Read More

NovoPayment Announces Acceleration of Digital Payments in Latin America & the Caribbean With Visa Direct

NovoPayment, an enabler of digital financial services for the Americas, announced on Wednesday it may now scale the deployment of Visa Direct for instant payments, P2P and P2M payments, account-to-account payments, fast funds, and mass payouts, as well as the use of Visa Token Services…. Read More

Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program Launches in the U.S.

Visa announced on Wednesday it is launching its Fintech Fast Track program in the U.S. According to Visa, Fast Track aims to speed up the process of integrating with Visa, to allow startups the ability to more “easily leverage” the reach, capabilities and security VisaNet,… Read More

Report: Facebook Assembling “Army” of Washington Lobbyists to Bend Ears on Libra

Facebook has added the services of two lobbying firms specializing in financial services to its squad of existing lobbyists to try and curry favour for Libra, Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency project, among regulators in Washington, Politico reports. According to to the outlet: “Facebook has also been… Read More

India B2B Payments Platform Paymate Raises $25 Million Through Series D Funding Round With Participation from Visa

Paymate, an India-based B2B payments platform, has reportedly secured $25 million through its Series D funding round, which included participation from credit card giant, Visa, as well as other investors like Recruit Strategic Partners (Venture capital Arm of Recruit Co. Ltd. Japan), Brand Capital, existing… Read More

Unicorn GOJEK Receives Investment from Visa

GOJEK, a Southeast Asian unicorn, has received backing from global credit and payments provider Visa. According to a release, Visa participated in GOJEK’s ongoing Series F funding round for an undisclosed amount.  Other investors include Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, and investment from Mitsubishi UFJ… Read More

SafeCharge Teams Up With Visa to Provide Insurtech Company Setoo With Insurance Payouts

SafeCharge (AIM: SCH) announced last week it has formed a new partnership with Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time push payments platform, to help provide what it claims to be faster payouts for insurance-as-a-service company, Setoo. According to SafeCharge, Visa Direct enables businesses to push funds disbursements… Read More

Cryptocurrency Holdings Startup Anchorage Secures $40 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Blockchain Capital & Visa

 Anchorage, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency holding for institutional investors startup, announced earlier this week it secured $40 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Blockchain Capital and Visa. Founded in 2017, Anchorage claims to be the first crypto-native digital asset custodian specifically… Read More

Visa Set to acquire Technology Solutions Company Verifi

Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Friday it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Verifi, a technology solutions company that reduce chargebacks. Visa reported it will integrate Verifi’s enhanced chargeback tools with Visa’s risk management services, including those delivered by CardinalCommerce and CyberSource. “Buyers, sellers,… Read More

U.S. Fintech ConnexPay Secures $7 Million Through Series A Funding Round

ConnexPay, a payment provider changing the way travel intermediaries do business, announced on Thursday it secured $7 million through its Series A funding round led by BIP Capital. Founded in 2017, ConnexPay claims it is transforming payment acceptance and issuance for Online Travel Companies and… Read More

Visa Forms New Partnership With Gamer Lifestyle Brand Razer

Razer, a global lifestyle brand for gamers, and Visa announced this weekend that they have formed a partnership with the goal to transform payments in the gaming industry by bringing the scale and reach of Visa’s global network to Razer Pay e-wallet users. According to… Read More

Coinbase Visa Card Launching in 6 More European Countries

US based cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase has announced that it’s Coinbase (Visa) Card will become available in Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, and the Netherlands this week following a successful launch of the card in the UK in April. According to CNBC, the card will… Read More

Visa Launches New Cross-Border B2B Payments Network

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced on Tuesday the commercial launch of its new B2B Connect network. According to Visa, the platform was created to give financial institutions an ability to quickly and securely process high-value corporate cross-border payments globally. The Visa B2B Connect launch will… Read More

Visa Announces New Fintech Partnership With LINE Pay

Visa (NYSE:V) announced on Thursday it has partnered with LINE Pay Corporation, an operator of digital wallet and fintech services on the LINE messaging app, to launch new financial services experiences for its collective user bases of millions of consumers and merchants worldwide. The two… Read More

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