Inside Visa’s Vision For Cashless Commerce
December 12, 2017

At the dawn of the new millennium, consumers had only a few payment methods to choose from – cash, check or cards – and only a small fraction used them anywhere other than a brick-and-mortar storefront. Back then, authenticating the consumer was mostly what happened...

Visa Adds Sound To POS Experience
December 08, 2017

“It’s everywhere you want to be.” As corporate mottos go, Visa has a good one.  It’s short, it’s easy to remember and it makes Visa’s essential point about its most useful feature: No matter where you go, no matter what you want to do, if...

Visa Adds More Banks To B2B Connect Network
November 16, 2017

Visa, the payments company, announced Wednesday (Nov. 15) that it is enabling bank-to-bank test transactions with a handful of partners, including Commerce Bank in the U.S., Shinhan Bank in South Korea, Union Bank of the Philippines and United Overseas Bank in Singapore. In a press...

Visa Eyes Transit Operators With New Business Unit
November 14, 2017

In an effort to get more travelers to use a debit, credit or prepaid card when commuting, Visa announced news of the launch of its Visa Global Transit Solutions on Monday (Nov. 13). In a press release, Visa said the new program is targeted at...

Visa Launches Real-Time Payments In Europe
November 03, 2017

Visa, the payments company, announced news on Thursday (Nov. 2) of the European launch of Visa Direct, a real-time international payments platform. In a press release, Visa said Visa Direct enables person-to-person (P2P), business-to-consumer (B2C), and business-to-business (B2B) money transfers. Through the service, funds can...

Visa Greenlights Singapore Prepaid Cryptocurrency Card
November 02, 2017

Singapore residents will soon be able to make purchases with a prepaid Visa card backed by the cryptocurrency platform Monaco. “Our team has worked incredibly hard over the past year to achieve this milestone. This is an important step towards Monaco’s vision to introduce cryptocurrency...

Visa CEO On Europe, Partnerships And Going Cashless
October 26, 2017

According to CEO Alfred Kelly, Visa ended its financial year as it began, “with strong growth across payments volume, cross-border volume and processed transactions, which was bolstered by the addition of Visa Europe.” That sent Visa’s stock price up 2 percent, to a record high of $110.61....

OnDeck, Visa And Ingo Money Tackle Faster Loan Disbursements
October 24, 2017

Money being waited on is not money being spent. As Ingo Money CEO Drew Edwards noted, a person waiting for money — whether it’s from a paycheck, an insurance disbursement or a loan — probably needs that money. The reality is that many businesses still pay out those funds using...

Visa Launches Authentication Ecosystem: Visa ID Intelligence
October 19, 2017

In an era of nearly constant data breaches, securing commerce is now everyone’s concern. And for good reason. In addition to the potential liability that issuers and merchants may face if stolen credentials or identities are used online, breaches only further fuel consumer concerns over...