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Visa Brings Innovative Payment Experiences to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

“As the world awaits kick-off of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, Visa, the Official Payment Technology Partner of FIFA, has readied a payments network that will enable contactless purchases throughout all official venues, including eight stadiums and the FIFA Fan Festival™. With more than one million fans expected to travel to Qatar for the […]
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Payments Giant Visa Files Trademarks for Crypto Wallets and the Metaverse

“The growth of cryptocurrencies and the metaverse concept has provided traditional finance companies an opportunity to scale their operations and meet consumer demands. In this line, financial services giant Visa is the latest entity to express interest in the metaverse, hoping to offer services in the virtual world.   In particular, the company filed two metaverse trademarks on October 22, with plans to manage […]
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Visa to Open State-of-the-Art Innovation Center in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

“Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced plans to open a state-of-the art Innovation Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the Future Investment Initiative. The facility, that will be operational by the end of 2023, is being built with the vision of becoming the Kingdom’s innovation hub for next-generation payment solutions and experiences. […]
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Visa and Brankas Go Live with Global Partners, Unveiling New Open Finance Products

“Brankas, a leading Open Finance technology provider, has today announced that it has gone live with Visa to unveil a new Open Finance solution to increase financial inclusion across Southeast Asia, citing TrustDecision (Tongdun) and IziData as two of the pilot customers already using the joint solutions. Brankas has successfully integrated Visa Cardholder Transaction Score (VCTS) […]
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Blockchain.com Visa Card, Powered by Marqeta, Debuts with 50,000 Sign-Ups at Launch

Today Blockchain.com, one of the world’s most trusted and popular platforms to buy, sell, and trade crypto, announced the debut of its highly anticipated Blockchain.com Visa® Card, with 50,000 waitlist sign-ups already at launch. Initially available to US residents, users can spend their crypto or cash within their Blockchain.com Wallet without fees and earn 1% […]
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Visa Canada and RBC Announce Collaboration to Expand Flexible Financing Options in Canada with Installment Plans

“Today, Visa and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced their new collaboration to provide eligible RBC personal credit cardholders with the convenient option of converting a qualifying purchase into smaller, equal payments made over a defined period of time when shopping at participating merchants across Canada – both in-store and online. RBC is the latest issuer to support Installments […]
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Visa Has Terminated Global Debit Card Agreements with FTX

“Visa Inc, the world’s largest payments processor, said on Sunday it was severing its global credit card agreements with collapsed crypto exchange FTX. “The situation with FTX is unfortunate and we are monitoring developments closely,” a Visa spokesperson told Reuters. “We have terminated our global agreements with FTX and their U.S. debit card program is […]