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VTB and Visa Test ‘Pay-by-glance’

“Russia’s VTB is working with Visa and a local fintech to let restaurant customers make payments by looking at a camera. The bank is working with O.Vision, which is a member of its corporate accelerator on the system, which is being tested at the KiO Kitech network of outlets in St Petersburg.To pay with their […]
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Visa Seeks RBI’s Permission To Enter Cross-Border Payment Segment: Report

“Financial services company Visa Inc has pursued the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) permission to roll out a new cross-border payments system so that they can process trade flows to and from India and provide a cheaper and swifter blockchain-based solution that is currently under trial. Visa will collaborate with a private-sector bank for this […]

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Meet Visa: Reintroducing the Iconic Visa Brand to Everyone, Everywhere

“Inviting the world to ‘ Meet Visa ,‘ the global payments technology company today unveiled the initial phase of its brand evolution spotlighting the diverse capabilities of its network and commitment to enabling global economic inclusion. Aligned closely with the company’s business strategy, this phase includes the debut of a dynamic global marketing campaign and […]
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McAfee Partners With Visa to Offer Holistic Security Solutions for Visa Business Cardholders

“McAfee today announced a new partnership with Visa that enables Visa financial institution partners in North America and EMEA to offer award-winning internet security to Visa Business cardholders. Visa Business cardholders can save up to 40% on a two-year subscription on comprehensive McAfee solutions that protect sensitive data via email, provide web and firewall protection, […]
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Visa U.S. Spending Momentum Index Signals Continued Spending Growth

“Visa (NYSE: V) today released the June reading of the Visa U.S. Spending Momentum Index (SMI), an economic indicator designed to be a timely gauge of the health of consumer spending. The Visa SMI delivers insight into what drives upturns and downturns in spending by measuring the breadth of the momentum supporting these trends. In […]
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Inclusive Fintech 50 Launches 2021 Competition to Recognize Early-stage Fintechs Driving Innovation in an Era of Uncertainty

“The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) has launched the third year of Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50), a competition to recognize the most promising inclusive fintech startups pushing the frontiers of innovation. This year, the competition seeks to recognize early-stage fintechs that are helping low-income customers and micro- and small enterprises not just respond to the […]
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Visa Unlocks Digital-First Banking and Payment Experiences for Clients

“Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced the expansion of Visa Fintech Partner Connect —a program designed to help financial institutions quickly connect with a vetted and curated set of technology providers. By streamlining the discovery process, Fintech Partner Connect can help Visa’s issuing partners create digital-first experiences without the cost and […]
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Tap to Ride! Monterey-Salinas Transit Becomes 1st in California to Offer Riders the Ability to Tap to Pay With Visa

“Today, in collaboration with Visa, Caltrans, Cybersource, Littlepay, and SC Soft, Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) became the first transit agency in California to offer bus riders a contactless payment option. As cities begin to reopen, public transportation will play a critical role in recovery, and contactless payments can help provide a safe and easy experience for […]