Post Tagged with: "Visa Europe"

Visa Checkout Hits 7 Million Users, and Visa Europe Should Push That a Lot Higher

Visa Checkout Hits 7 Million Users, and Visa Europe Should Push That a Lot Higher

by November 3, 2015 at 10:59 am 0 comments

PayPal, take notes. Visa yesterday disclosed that it has “more than 7 million registered users” for its Visa Checkout service, a PayPal competitor. PayPal counts 173 million active users. Visa Checkout was launched in Aug. 2014. MasterCard, by comparison, has not announced how many registered users it has for itsRead More

Visa Europe Hits 1.1 Billion of Contactless Transactions

Visa Europe Hits 1.1 Billion of Contactless Transactions

by September 10, 2015 at 11:14 am 0 comments

Visa Europe has “just reached” 1.1 billion contactless transactions on the Continent in the past 12 months, the payments network disclosed today. Visa Europe made the revelation as it announced that it was chosen to provide contactless payments to Carrefour in Belgium. Carrefour is one of the major supermarket chains inRead More

A Look at Visa Europe Collab’s R&D Center in Israel [VIDEO]

A Look at Visa Europe Collab’s R&D Center in Israel [VIDEO]

by August 7, 2015 at 11:36 am 0 comments

Visa Europe Collab, the London-based innovation hub of Visa Europe, is joining Citigroup and Barclays in opening an Israel-based R&D center, it was revealed in May. Visa Europe itself is currently an acquisition target of US-based Visa Inc.

MasterCard Beefs Up Its Fintech Acquisitions

MasterCard Beefs Up Its Fintech Acquisitions

by July 29, 2015 at 6:15 pm 8 comments

You certainly can’t accuse MasterCard of ignoring FinTech innovators. In addition to running hackathons with startups all over the globe — the next one is in Mexico City this weekend — MasterCard is acquiring companies left and right. CEO Ajay Banga described what the company is looking for in the M&A spaceRead More

Fastacash Deal Will Let Visa Power Payments on Facebook

Fastacash Deal Will Let Visa Power Payments on Facebook

by February 27, 2015 at 10:35 am 1 comment

It seems Visa will soon make it very easy to pay people on Facebook. Earlier this week Visa Europe announced a partnership with Singapore-based Fastacash, a social payments service. Most of the announcement focused on the rebranding of Visa Europe’s peer-to-peer payment service from Visa Personal Payments to Visa Direct,Read More