Breaking down barriers, building partnerships

July 19, 2017 Bill Gajda

In essence, this week’s announcement with Paypal, is an articulation of a shared goal: To give consumers a safe, convenient way to pay using any of their preferred digital devices.

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The London Transport Revolution

July 06, 2017 Nick Mackie

London was the first city of its size and scale to take the one thing its residents and visitors did millions of times a day – travel on public transport – and entirely overhaul the way people pay their fares.

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July 04, 2017

Jyske Bank: Moving from ‘We’ to ‘You’

No-one finds making payments sexy. Nobody wakes up in the morning saying, “I can’t wait to make a payment today.” It's just a necessary action to get something, go somewhere, do something.

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June 30, 2017

20/20 Vision

There’s something about events like Money20/20 Europe that make the future seem just that little bit closer.

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June 22, 2017

Coming together in Copenhagen

Next week, many of the world’s leading payment and fintech companies will be gathering in Copenhagen for Money 20/20 Europe. This is the second year of the European conference, and it represents an ideal opportunity for us at Visa to talk about how we are expanding our innovative services and creating new strategic partnerships.

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June 07, 2017

The Future of Payments in Ireland

The payments system in Ireland, much like the rest of Europe, is rapidly evolving as Irish consumers embrace instant, convenient ways to pay.

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May 17, 2017

Checkout removing friction for lastminute.com

Through Visa Checkout, we at lastminute.com aim to have customers making more purchases with a higher conversion rate. This is in line with what we understand is happening in the US, especially on mobile devices, where traffic is constantly increasing and friction during purchases is at its highest.

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May 17, 2017

Catching a cashless wave

This year’s Boardmasters surf, skate and music festival will be a different experience when it comes to paying for food, drink and the occasional waterproof poncho.

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May 11, 2017

South London’s cashless café

When Browns of Brockley, a small café in south London, became the latest business to go cashless, owner and founder Ross Brown described how it had eliminated aspects of the working day that he considered a “real faff”.

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May 05, 2017

Smartwatches and hoverboards - the future of mobile payments

Square’s recent European launch has put mobile-based point of sale (mPOS) in the spotlight. One of their customers, Flower Girl London, is a great example of how mPOS can improve businesses of any size.

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April 10, 2017

Visa Everywhere - working with start-ups to enrich the consumer experience

This week, we announced the European launch of the Visa Everywhere Initiative in Europe, giving start-ups in 19 countries the chance to present to Visa their ideas for payment solutions solving three key challenges: cross-border travel, regional travel and community giving.

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March 28, 2017

Mobile tech: launching new tools to help small businesses

For almost two hundred years, Britain has been called “a nation of shopkeepers”.

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March 15, 2017

A big leap forward for Norwegian payments

It is a well-known fact that Norwegians are among the keenest card users in the world.

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February 27, 2017

From Playing to Paying

This year marks the 10th anniversary since the launch of the iPhone, giving us the opportunity to stop and take stock of the changes that we’ve seen in the last decade while looking forward to a world where all gadgets can be controlled by your phone as well as connected directly to the internet.

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