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Visa launches $100M generative AI ventures initiative

Visa, a global payment firm, has on Monday announced a new $100 million generative artificial intelligence (AI) ventures initiative to invest in the next generation of companies focused on developing generative AI technologies and applications that will impact the future of commerce and payments.

BSN collaborates with VISA to spur e-commerce among micro-SMEs in Malaysia

Malaysian lender Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) has announced its strategic partnership with American multinational financial services corporation Visa to kick-start a collaboration focusing on enabling e-Commerce for micro, small-and-medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Contactless card payments usage surges in Malaysia, says Visa study

Seven in ten consumers in Malaysia are now using contactless cards for payments, said a recent study done by global payment firm Visa.

Visa partners GHL to offer consumers instalment options for in-store purchases in Malaysia

Global digital payments firm Visa has announced its partnership with Malaysia-based payments company GHL Systems Berhad to enable Visa Instalments for in-store purchases, a first of its kind initiative in Asia Pacific.

Visa launches Google wallet for Visa cardholders in Malaysia

Visa has on Wednesday announced the launch of Google Wallet for Visa cardholders on both Android and WearOS devices in Malaysia. Visa cardholders from Hong Leong Bank (credit) and Public Bank (credit and debit cards) can now make fast and secure purchases in stores, online, and in apps, and store their Visa cards within Google Wallet. Cardholders of HSBC…

Visa and VNPAY enter strategic partnership to drive digital payments in Vietnam

Visa has entered a strategic partnership with VNPAY to enhance the digital payments experience in Vietnam. Together, they will make cashless payment more accessible in Vietnam through expanding and strengthening the fintech company's affiliate network of accepting merchants, as well as rolling out new services including Visa’s Tap to Phone acceptance…

Singapore fintech firm Brankas raises $20M from Insignia Ventures, Visa to expand open finance platform

Brankas announced the close of its $20 million Series B investment round led by Insignia Ventures Partners, Visa, AFG Partners and Treasury International. Its existing investors Beenext and Integra Partners also joined the round, Brankas. With this round, Brankas aims to scale its network of more than 40 financial institutions and 100+ technology companies,…

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Visa invests in Singapore’s Nium

Formerly known as InstaReM, Nium specializes in cross-border payments.