Visa Expands Features For Service Provider Registry
October 27, 2016

Visa said Wednesday (Oct. 26) that it is expanding features tied to its registry of service providers. That registry, the payments giant said in a blog post, includes listings of, and information about, payment service providers who store, process and also transmit Visa cardholder data....

Visa Debuts Developer ‘Crash Course’ In Payments … With PYMNTS
October 20, 2016

How many times have you wished for a place to go on the web that would cut through the mumbo jumbo and clearly (and cleverly) unpack the complexities of payments? Today, your wish is our command. Visa Developer, in collaboration with PYMNTS, launches Payology —...

Visa CEO To Exit
October 18, 2016

Visa’s top management ranks shuffled Monday (Oct. 17) as the payments company said CEO Charles Scharf would resign late this year and will be replaced by Alfred Kelly, Jr., who currently sits on the company’s board of directors and who served formerly as president of...

Visa Gearing Up To Make Enhancements To Verified By Visa
September 21, 2016

Visa Inc. announced on Tuesday (Sept. 20) that changes coming to Verified by Visa, its online authentication service, and to Three-Domain Secure (3-D Secure), the industry-wide messaging protocol for online authentication, will make eCommerce payments more secure and convenient for consumers, merchants and financial institutions....

Bridging The Financial Inclusion Gap, Via Incubator
September 15, 2016

In an effort to bridge what is increasingly being known as the “inclusion gap” for minorities, Visa is finding promise in supporting products for financial inclusion in the credit union and community bank portfolio. The goal? To hurdle the financial gap that exists for these...

Visa Takes On M-Pesa In The Battle For Kenyan Mobile Payments
September 14, 2016

Competition may be ramping up for M-Pesa in the battle for mobile payments in Kenya. Payments giant Visa is gathering a consortium of Kenyan banks to create a service that is essentially a shot across the bow at M-Pesa. Dubbed mVisa, it allows consumers to...

Visa Teams With Ingenico To Showcase Contactless Payments
September 12, 2016

Visa is gearing up to roll out a lineup of payment experiences during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which it has been sponsoring for 20 years. At the festival, which runs through Sept. 18, Visa will enable festival goers to experience a Connected Screen powered...

Visa’s Olympic-Scale Payments Adventure
August 19, 2016

The Olympics are undeniably about sports. Sure, there’s the part about international community and the peaceful interaction of nations – but there is a reason people from around the world tune in, en masse, to the Olympics and not to the U.N. when it is...

Visa Opens Up Office In Silicon Valley To Spur Innovation
July 26, 2016

In an effort to accelerate digital commerce globally, credit card company Visa announced on Monday (July 25) plans to open an office in Silicon Valley. The new office will be a 62,000-square-foot facility located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto and will be a...