Innovation

Visa Middle East and Africa
20 November 2017

Shop your story with Visa Checkout

This summer, even more merchants in South Africa are going live with Visa Checkout, Visa’s eCommerce platform. In support of this, three of South Africa’s most prolific storytellers and social media personalities will share their Visa Checkout shopping stories.


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28 June 2017

Visa launches first ever Everywhere Initiative in MENA

Visa recently expanded its Everywhere Initiative, an innovation program designed to encourage the development of the “next big thing” in payments, into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the first time.


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30 April 2017

Visa’s Hadi Raad talks to Al Arabiya News Channel about Middle East eCommerce

Visa′s Hadi Raad, Head of Emerging Products and Innovation for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, recently talked to Dubai-based, Arabic-language Al Arabiya News Channel about recent developments.


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22 March 2017

High-Tech vs Low-Tech: Providing a Digital Payments Solution for Africa

Visa′s head for Sub-Saharan Africa Andrew Torre, spoke at the Seamless Africa payments, ecommerce, and retail conference held in Cape Town last week, Torre highlighted the need for a new payment solution in Africa, and how mobile will be key to that solution.


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20 December 2016

Visa Checkout opens its platform for issuers, digital wallets and app providers

For consumers, the days of pulling out a card from a physical wallet are quickly becoming old school—and for good reason. They have options like Visa Checkout that require only a username and password to pay and mobile payment services like Google’s Android Pay that let you pay with your phone.


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