Visa partners with Branch to provide micro credit facilities to Visa merchants across Kenya.

Visa has announced a new partnership with international mobile financial services firm Branch to offer custom financing to Visa merchants across Kenya. The eligible merchants will be able to access loans of up to KES 30,000  which can be repaid within 6 months. The loans which will directly be disbursed to the Visa merchants’ phones […]

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Kenyan Startup Mookh Africa wins Visa Everywhere Initiative Top Prize

Kenyan Startup Mookh Africa is the overall winner of the Visa Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) Everywhere Initiative, The startup won both the “Social Business Payments” challenge as well as the overall prize for its idea taking home KES.5 million and the opportunity to work with Visa to develop the concept further. The Visa Everywhere Initiative […]

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Visa opens up the first Visa Everywhere Initiative to young developers at the Nairobi Tech Week

Visa has announced that it will be opening up the first Visa Everywhere Initiative for Sub Saharan Africa to young developers at this year’s Nairobi Tech Week (NTW). Developers who win the Visa-led hackathon during the tech week will automatically gain entry into the Visa Everywhere Initiative where they will have an opportunity to compete for a chance […]

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I&M Bank and Visa Partner for New Card Offering for its Premium clients.

I&M Bank has partnered with Visa Kenya to launch the I&M Bank Visa Infinite Credit Card and the I&M Visa Platinum Debit Card in Kenya for its Premium clients. Both cards have been developed with customer needs in mind and will complement I&M Bank’s efforts in enhancing customer centricity, dynamism, and innovation in line with […]

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Visa Patners with four banks to launch mVisa mobile payment service in Kenya

Visa has today introduced a new mobile payment service in the country. Known as mVisa, the company says the service is will accelerate digital commerce in Kenya and across Africa. With mVisa, consumers can directly access all of the funds in their bank accounts to pay merchants (person-to-merchant or P2M) or individuals (person-to-person or P2P). […]

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Visa Brings Digital Payments to Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Visa will this year implement 4,000 POS terminals across key Olympic venues, as well as 11 ATMs in partnership with Bradesco. The company made this announcement as it celebrated  100 day milestone to the Rio 2016 Olympics Games. Visa, which has been the exclusive payment provider of the Olympic games for 30 years now has […]

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Airtel Money visa card driving financial inclusion

On year after Airtel Kenya launched the Airtel Money VISA card, the debit card continues to allow easy access funds 24 hours a day, bringing new point-of-sale and ATM transaction options to users. The Airtel Money VISA card was as a result of a partnership between Airtel Kenya, leading global payments technology company VISA and […]

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