0
Wireless

Visa launches Everywhere Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa with USD 50,000 prize money

Friday 16 March 2018 | 11:10 CET | News
Visa's Everywhere Initiative is to expand into Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), extending the global programme that tasks start-ups to solve commerce challenges, enhance their own product propositions and provide solutions for Visa's network of partners. Entrants can win up to USD 50,000, access to Visa products and services, mentorship and support from Visa and exposure to key Visa partners and clients.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Visa
Countries: Africa
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Crossfin ties up with Apis fund to expand merchant PoS in sub-Saharan Africa

Published 04 Jul 2018 09:32 CET | South Africa
South African company Crossfin Technology Holdings has announced a partnership with global fund manager Apis Partners to create ...

Direct Pay Online re-brands southern African providers as PayGate

Published 11 Apr 2018 09:58 CET | Africa
DPO Group (Direct Pay Online) is rolling up its southern African payment service providers (PSPs) into the consolidated brand of ...

Global mobile money accounts increase 25% in 2017 to 690 mln

Published 27 Feb 2018 12:23 CET | World
The number of registered mobile money accounts rose by over 136 million last year to 690 million worldwide, according to the ...

Visa introduces contactless payments in Morocco

Published 10 Jan 2018 10:51 CET | Morocco
Visa has announced that its Moroccan cardholders will now be able to make Contactless Payments by tapping their card or ...

Uber runs Visa payments promotion in Kenya

Published 03 Oct 2017 15:21 CET | Kenya
Taxi-hailing service Uber has announced an agreement with Visa under which Visa will work with its financial institution partners ...

Sub-Saharan Africa accounted for half of global mobile money deployments in 2016

Published 21 Jul 2017 15:37 CET | Africa
The GSMA recently published its 2016 State of Mobile Money in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report shows that while in 2006 28 percent ...

Sub-Saharan Africa driving global market for mobile money

Published 12 Jul 2017 11:18 CET | Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile ...

Visa launches Everywhere Initiative in Mena

Published 27 Jun 2017 16:38 CET | Middle East
Visa announced that its Everywhere Initiative, an innovation programme designed to encourage the development of the 'next big ...