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Airwallex Deploys Its Virtual Multi-Currency Visa Cards for U.S. Businesses

Cross border payments firm Airwallex has introduced the U.S. Airwallex Borderless Card, a virtual Visa card issued by Community Federal Savings Bank (CFSB). Airwallex’s customers domiciled in the United States can now instantly generate and issue multi-currency virtual payment cards

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Visa Invests in LATAM Open Finance Platform Belvo’s US$43 Million Series A

Visa has invested in Mexico City-headquartered open finance API platform Belvo through its US$43 million Series A. The two companies have also signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop open finance solutions in Latin America, a statement from Belvo said.

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Visa Customers Spent More Than US$1 Billion on Crypto-Linked Cards in 2021

Visa revealed that its customers had spent more than US$1 billion on its crypto-linked cards in the first half of 2021. The payments giant reported that it had partnered with 50 leading crypto platforms on card programmes that make it

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Visa Expands Its Fintech Partner Connect Programme

Visa announced the expansion of its Visa Fintech Partner Connect programme which is 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

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Remitly Receives Investment From Visa Ahead of IPO Plans

Remitly, a mobile-first provider of remittances and financial services for immigrants, announced that it has received an undisclosed sum of equity investment from Visa. News of the funding comes days amidst reports that Remitly is preparing for an initial public

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Visa Teams up With Tala to Drive Crypto Adoption Among the Underbanked

Tala, a digital financial services provider in emerging markets, announced a new partnership with Visa to help underbanked populations participate in the crypto economy. Together with additional partners Circle and the Stellar Development Foundation, Tala will explore opportunities to make

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Visa Pilots Payment Settlements Using Stablecoin with Crypto.com

Visa announced that it will allow the use of USD Coin (USDC), a stablecoin backed by the US dollar, to settle transactions on its payment network over Ethereum, an open-source blockchain. Visa said that it is piloting the capability with

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Visa Pilots Its New Crypto API Programme With US Neobank First Boulevard

Visa has announced a partnership with First Boulevard, a digitally native neobank focused on building generational wealth for the black community, to pilot Visa’s new suite of crypto APIs that is anticipated to launch later this year. As part of

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Visa Calls off Plans of $5.3 Billion Plaid Acquisition

Visa and U.S. fintech firm Plaid announced that they have terminated their $5.3 billion merger agreement and agreed with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to dismiss the litigation related to the proposed transaction. The proposed transaction was first announced in

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