Tag "VISA"

The Arab Monetary Fund and Visa Partner to Support Cross-Border Payments

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), Buna and Visa have signed an MoU to collaborate over regional payments between the Arab world and the rest of the world, according to a recent statement. The MoU makes way for a mutual interoperability

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Visa Appoints New Group Country Manager to Lead the GCC Region

Visa announced the appointment of Dr. Saeeda Jaffar as Group Country Manager, and Senior Vice President, for its operations across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Dr Jaffar will join the global digital payments leader to oversee its presence in

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UAE-Based BaaS Provider NymCard Joins Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Programme

UAE-based BaaS provider of embedded finance NymCard announced that it has it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track programme. The partnership will allow the NymCard’s network of fintech partners to onboard onto Visa’s global network through the latter’s Fintech Fast

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11 Startups Graduate Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai’s 3rd Cohort

Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai’s industry focused accelerator programme has concluded with 11 startups graduating from its third cohort. Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai was launched in 2018 in partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre’s Fintech Hive (DIFC), Visa, Mashreq bank and HSBC. To

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Visa Supports Egyptian Fintechs With Training Programme

Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has collaborated with Visa to launch their fintech training programme for Egyptian fintech startups and entrepreneurs. The ITIDA-VISA Mentorship Programme aims to enhance cooperation in supporting entrepreneurship, encouraging startups to develop innovative fintech

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Visa Study: Contactless Payments in the UAE Here to Stay

Visa’s third edition of its global research study, “Visa Back to Business Study – 2021 Outlook”, found that both the continued small and micro business’ (SMB) shift towards digital commerce and changing consumer payments habits embracing digital payments in the

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Visa Study Forecasts Booming E-Commerce Sector Amidst Rising Digital Payments

The UAE e-commerce sector is expected to continue on an upward trajectory due to the digital payments boom during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a joint study by Dubai Economy and Visa. The “United Arab Emirates (UAE) eCommerce Landscape 2020”

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First Abu Dhabi Bank Ties up With Visa to Launch Virtual Corporate Card

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) has partnered with Visa to launch digital payment solutions, the Visa Central Travel Account and Virtual Corporate Cards, to cater to its corporate clients. The Central Travel Account solution was designed to make it easier

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Visa Study Shows Significant Shift to Digital Commerce Amid COVID-19

Visa published its global Back to Business study assessing the shift to digital commerce in response to the pandemic, driven largely by changing consumer expectations for a safe and contactless payment method. As small and micro businesses (SMBs) continue to

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Mamo Pay Is Working With Visa to Deliver the Next Innovation in Payments

Mamo Pay, the MENA region’s highly anticipated peer-to-peer mobile payments app, announced that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program, allowing Mamo Pay to reach a wider audience, and benefit from the capabilities, and security of VisaNet, Visa’s global

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