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Visa Integrates USDC Stablecoin Connecting Traditional Transfers with Digital Currency in a Historic Move

 Visa (NYSE:V)  is “bridging digital and fiat” currency by integrating the USDC stablecoin. Visa said that by enabling USDC it is creating the ability to one day support Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). In a blog post, Visa explained that after months of planning the… Read More

Crypto.com Launches Virtual Cards in Europe

  Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Tuesday its virtual cards are now available in Europe. Crypto.com reported its app users may now apply for a Crypto.com Visa Card and once approved, make online purchases before their physical cards arrive. The card is issued by PayrNet Ltd… Read More

Communications Platform as a Service Kaleyra Announces New Agreement With Visa in Latin America & Caribbean

Kaleyra, Inc. (NYSE:KLR), a Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS), announced on Monday it has formed a new agreement with Visa in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. Kaleyra reported that as part of the agreement its innovation lab, k-lab, will be creating communication… Read More

Visa Reveals that 85% of Surveyed Consumers Expect Digital Payments Options while Making In-Store Purchases

Visa confirms that a year into the Coronavirus pandemic, digital payments continue to “keep money moving.” The company’s latest report reveals that consumer behavior is changing how businesses sell or market their products in a post-COVID environment. Visa notes that due to the COVID outbreak,… Read More

Verifi Reveals that Nearly $31 Billion Is Lost Yearly to Transaction Disputes, which May Be Reduced via “Proactive Management”

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Los Angeles based Verifi, a company that claims it has been leading the dispute management and payment protection sector for sellers and issuers since 2005, notes that in October 2019, Visa had acquired Verifi. The Verifi team points out that since the very first day,… Read More

Joompay is Now Principal Member of the Visa and Can Issue Cards

Money transfer Fintech Joompay has partnered with Visa (NYSE:V) in a move that makes the company a Principal Member of the Visa, allowing it to issue new Joompay cards across Europe. “Getting a Visa Principal Membership is a significant milestone in the development of the… Read More

Venmo’s Credit Card is Now Available Straight From the Mobile App

  Venmo announced on Tuesday its Venmo Credit Card is now available for all eligible Venmo customers to apply, straight from the Venmo app. As previously reported, the Venmo credit card is issued by Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and powered by the Visa network, gives customers automatic… Read More

Visa Joins Forces With Neobank First Boulevard to Expand Digital Currency Roadmap

Visa (NYSE:V) announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with First Boulevard, a digitally native neobank that is focused on building generational wealth for the Black community, to expand its digital currency roadmap. Visa reported First Boulevard will be the first to pilot… Read More

Visa Launches AI-Powered Services Suite “VisaNet +AI”

    Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced on Tuesday the launch of VisaNet +AI. According to Visa, VisaNet +AI is described as a suite of AI-powered services that address long-standing challenges and pain points for banks, merchants and consumers, which includes delays and confusion with… Read More

Fintech Unicorn TransferWise to Expand its Debit Card Program with Assistance from Payments Giant Visa

UK-based Fintech Unicorn TransferWise is reportedly expanding its debit card program into many new markets after entering a worldwide deal with payments giant Visa (NYSE:V). Through the partnership, TransferWise will be connecting to Visa’s international transaction processing network (via the Cloud). TransferWise confirmed that it’s… Read More

MoneyGram Announces Expansion of Real-Time Digital P2P Payments With Visa Through Collaboration With Checkout.com

Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Friday it has expanded real-time digital P2P payments with Visa directly through its new collaboration with Checkout.com. MoneyGram reported that its customers may now use its website or leading mobile app to send money in near… Read More

Visa Research Shows Card Not Present or CNP Transactions and Consumer Spending Increased 30% from 2017 to 2020

Los Angeles based Verifi, a company that claims it has been leading the dispute management and payment protection sector for sellers and issuers since 2005, notes that when their platform was first launched, the term “Fintech” was “just gaining traction.” Matt Katz, CEO at Verifi,… Read More

Open Banking Fintech Plaid Is Reportedly Planning to More than Double its Europe based Professional Team

Fintech firm Plaid is reportedly planning to more than double its Europe-based workforce in 2021, despite having to back out of a potential deal to be acquired by payments giant Visa (due to US antitrust issues). The financial technology firm appears to be taking the… Read More

Busted Play: Visa’s Acquisition of Plaid Canceled Due to Action by Feds

The US Department of  Justice has announced that Visa’s acquisition of Plaid, an open banking Fintech, has been called off. The decision to abandon the $5.3 billion acquisition was due to a civil antitrust lawsuit filed on Nov. 5, 2020, to stop the merger. The DOJ… Read More

Hong Kong Fintech Neat Rolls Out New Visa Card

  Neat, a digital bank group based in Hong Kong, announced on Tuesday it has become a member of Visa and rolled out its new Neat Visa card. This announcement comes less than six months after Neat secured an additional $4 million extension of its… Read More

Simplex Named Principal Member of Visa in Europe

  Simplex, an EU-licensed financial institution that provides the fiat infrastructure for the cryptocurrency industry, announced on Tuesday it has approved for principal membership to the Visa network. According to Simplex, the approval represents a “pivotal” move-in enabling digital currency users the ability to access… Read More

Remote Payments are Expected to Increase Over 66% by 2025, which Means Chargebacks will Surge As Well, Verifi Reveals

Los Angeles based Verifi, a company that claims it has been leading the dispute management and payment protection sector for sellers and issuers since 2005, reveals that remote purchasing has seen “great advances” in automated fraud protection and authentication. Verifi is bringing automated dispute protection… Read More

Wirex Named Principal Member of Visa Network in Europe

    Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Tuesday it has been named a principal member of the Visa Network in Europe. The company revealed it previously completed Visa’s FinTech Fast Track Programme and as a principal member, it will be allowed to issue Visa cards… Read More

World Economic Forum Publishes Report on Digital Assets: Crypto, What Is It Good For? An Overview of Cryptocurrency Use Cases

The World Economic Forum (WEF), Global Future Council on Cryptocurrencies, has published its inaugural report on digital assets entitled, Crypto, What Is It Good For? An Overview of Cryptocurrency Use Cases.  The report explains: “While much has been written about blockchain technology, there is little… Read More

Canadian Fintech XTM Announces Update About Vert Visa Credit Card Launch

  XTM, a Canada-based fintech that provides mobile banking and payment card solutions, announced on Monday its latest update on the launch of its Vert Visa credit card. As previously reported, the Vert program uses an intuitive mobile app to collect customer data and within… Read More

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