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Wirecard Issues Multi-Currency Visa Card For Currency Exchange United Money

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it has partnered with Chinese currency exchanger United Money to issue a multi-currency Visa card.  Wirecard reported that the card, Travel Cashcard, is an ideal alternative to traveler’s checks and cash. The card is notably… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Visa Will Establish Asia’s Second Innovation Center in Beijing It is always not easy for payment Giant Visa to enter the Chinese market. Yet, it still does not give up. According to Yu Xueli, president of Visa (Greater China), Visa is planning to set up… Read More

Visa Launches New Global Initiative to Support Women-Owned Small Businesses

Visa announced on Tuesday the launch of its new global initiative, She’s Next, Empowered by Visa, to champion women-owned small businesses everywhere. Through the initiative, women small business owners are able to build, sustain, and advance their businesses. According to Visa, She’s Next, will be supported… Read More

Visa to Acquire UK Cross-Border Payment Service Earthport For £198 Million

Financial service giant, Visa, is reportedly set to acquire Earthport, a UK-based cross-border payment service specifically for banks and businesses. The company reported through its service, clients are able to manage payments to almost any bank account in the world, as well as reduce cost and… Read More

Digital Escrow Solution Shieldpay Partners with Visa on Card Payments on P2P Marketplaces

UK based Fintech Shieldpay has formed a partnership with Visa (NYSE: V) to provide card payments across peer to peer marketplaces and classified ad sites. Shieldpay said the partnership will open up the use of debit and credit cards to the £120 billion classified industry. Shieldpay reported… Read More

Ingo Money Launches New Solution to Allow Companies to Offer Push-to-Card Payments Through Visa Direct

U.S. fintech Ingo Money announced on Thursday the launch of its new feature, Into Money QuickConnect. According to the company, Ingo Money Connect is a turnkey solution that allows any company issuing disbursement to customers to offer push-to-card payments through Visa Direct. It was revealed:… Read More

Chase Announces New Contactless Visa Credit Cards

Just a few months after announcing its contactless debit card access to 15,000 ATMs nationwide, financial services giant Chase announced the launch of its new contactless Visa credit cards. The company reported that starting at the end of this year, customers will receive new contactless… Read More

Visa Joins Forces With Billtrust For Digital B2B Payments

Visa (NYSE: V) and Billtrust announced on Monday they are collaborating for the Billtrust Business Payments Network (BPN), which is designed to streamline the delivery of electronic B2B payments to suppliers. According to the duo, BPN provides a transparent registry of suppliers who accept digital payments,… Read More

Marqeta expands into the European market

Modern card issuing platform Marqeta announced its expansion into European market. In cooperation with its strategic partner Visa, Marqeta is now issuing cards and transacting in Europe. Marqeta has also opened a new office in London. With this launch, European payment innovators will now have… Read More

On the Heels of MasterCard, Visa to Declare Forex, Binary, Crypto and ICO Purchases “High Risk,” Payment Channels to Crypto Exchanges Narrow

Starting in December, all payments sent by Visa users to forex, binary, crypto and ICO brokers will be designated “high risk,” Finance Magnates reports. Mastercard has already been imposing a similar designation since last April, when they extended the chargeback period for payments sent to “high-risk… Read More

Visa Announces Agreement With Postmates to Deliver Instant Deposits to Fleet Through Stripe Instant Payouts Feature

Visa announced earlier this week an agreement with Postmates, an on-demand delivery network, to enable real-time funds disbursement to their entire fleet. This new feature, called Postmates “Instant Deposits,” is facilitated by Stripe’s Instant Payouts feature, running on Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time push payments platform, and… Read More

Visa Invests In & Partners With Isreali Startup Behalf As Part of $100 Million Fintech Investment Program

Credit card giant Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Tuesday it has invested and partnership with Israel startup Behalf to support small business growth through easy-to-access capital and financing. The company reported that this partnership and investment is part of its $100 million Visa FinTech Investment Program. Founded in… Read More

Monaco Rebrands to CRYPTO.com; Unveils New MCO Visa Card Portfolio & MCO Private Service

Monaco, a payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced on Friday it has rebranded to CRYPTO.com and has unveiled its new MCO Visa Card portfolio along with MCO Private service. The digital currency portal reported that the updated card portfolio will now include three new offerings, which… Read More

Wirecard Extends Partnership With Visa For Digital Payment Solutions

Digital financial technology platform Wirecard announced on Tuesday it has extended its partnership agreement with credit card giant Visa for new solutions in digital financial technology. It was reported that in partnership with Visa, Wirecard will be able to further support fintechs and start-ups to… Read More

Contis Partners with Visa on Fast Track Fintech Program

Contis Group, an alternative banking, payments and processing provider, has partnered with Visa on the Fintech fast track program designed to provide Fintechs with access to payment card and banking capabilities while reducing client on-boarding times. Commencing in July, the program will initially focus upon… Read More

Visa Announces Strategic Investment in Mobile Payments Platform YellowPepper; Seeks to Accelerate Adoption of Mobile Payments & Tokenization in Latin America

Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Thursday it has made a strategic investment in YellowPepper, a mobile payments platform in Latin America, to help accelerate innovation in digital payment technology. Visa reported that this is the first of its kind for the credit card giant in… Read More

Visa Launches $50,000 Fintech Innovative Contest For Sub-Sahara Africa Startups

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Credit card giant Visa is set to launch a new $50,000 innovation contest in the fintech industry of Sub-Sahara Africa. This news comes just a few months after Visa announced the launch of its fintech bootcamps for African startups. The contest will run under the company’s… Read More

German Digital Only Bank solarisBank Secures €56.6 Million Through Series B Funding Round; Participants Include BBVA, Visa, & Lakestar

solarisBank, a German digital-only bank, announced on Thursday it has successfully secured  €56.6  million through its Series B funding round. Participants from the round include current investors Arvato Financial Solutions and SBI Group, renowned global companies BBVA, Visa, Lakestar and ABN AMRO’s Digital Impact Fund (DIF) have… Read More

Visa Teams Up With Florida Fintech NovoPayment to Facilitate B2B Transactions in Latin America & The Caribbean 

Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with NovoPayment, a Florida-based fintech company, to facilitate the implementation of payment solutions for Business to Business (B2B) transactions in Latin America and the Caribbean. According to the credit card giant, the companies will work… Read More

Visa Forms New Partnership With Fintech Firm Billtrust For B2B Payment Reconciliation

On Thursday, Visa (NYSE: V) announced it has formed a strategic partnership with fintech firm Billtrust to help streamline the reconciliation of B2B payments and increase automation of virtual card payments for financial institutions and their corporate customers. According to the credit card giant, this effort… Read More

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