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2:10
9 Apr

Visa leads $170m funding in African fintech firm

With the investment in Branch, Visa wants to bring financial access to billions of people still unreached by banks.

8:20
Mar 20, 2019

People more open to innovations in transport tech

A study by Visa and Stanford University finds 50% of people would use more public transport if the associated technology were improved.

2:50

Only 4% of South Africans are regular online shoppers

The Online Retail in South Africa 2019 study shows that while online retail is growing in SA, it is still only a small part of total retail revenue.

2:00
Jul 23, 2018

Two SA start-ups are Visa Everywhere Initiative finalists

Local start-ups Howler and FinChatBot make it to the final round of Visa's Everywhere Initiative.

5:00
Jun 4, 2018

Visa Announces Fast-Track Access to its Network and $100m Investment for European FinTechs

Visa today announced two new programs designed to support European FinTechs who are developing the next generation of digital payment solutions.

4:00

Joburg wants to be a cashless city

The city aims to collect about 60% of its revenue from digital payments.

1:30
Feb 6, 2018

SA consumers ready to say goodbye to passwords

A Visa survey reveals more local consumers are interested in using biometric authentication as an alternative to traditional passwords.

2:10
Jan 9, 2018

Surge expected in QR code coupons

According Juniper research, 1 billion mobile devices will access coupons through QR codes by 2022.

2:20
Oct 11, 2017

Future tech on display at GITEX

Responsive robots, concept cars, flying taxies and blockchain use cases wowed visitors to the World Trade Centre in Dubai this week.

2:40

Ecobank introduces QR code mobile payment service

The financial institution partners with Visa to introduce a QR code mobile payment solution across 33 African countries.

1:50
Sep 4, 2017

Mastercard, Visa to dominate digital payments market

Juniper research finds Visa and Mastercard will be the key digital payment drivers, pushing the market to over $5 trillion by 2020.

2:20
Jul 10, 2017

Visa Checkout gains traction in SA

With more South Africans embracing online shopping, the payment system is growing in popularity.

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