Visa to support Italian startup ecosystem in partnership with Fintech District
Visa has signed a partnership with Fintech District, an international community of reference for the Italian fintech scene, with the aim of contributing to the evolution of the fintech ecosystem in Italy and fostering innovation and developing the next generation of payment solutions that improve the lives of consumers, businesses and communities.
From its foundation in the 1950s with the first credit cards to the present day, in which it was the first to settle digital currency transactions, Visa has always been on the frontier of innovation thanks to an open network that connects 14,900 financial institutions and fintech in over 200 countries and over 80 million points of sale.
Behind these numbers, a community of global experts in Artificial Intelligence, digital, cryptocurrencies, economics, financial services and consumer behavior, a community committed to finding the best technologies of the future at the highest level of security.
The payments landscape is constantly evolving and, when it comes to innovation, fintechs are always at the forefront, says Eva Ruiz, Head of Fintech Southern Europe at Visa . Visa has long been active in the fintech landscape with a variety of programs that support their growth and with an open approach to our network that allows them to take advantage of Visas global scale, technologies and security performance. The partnership with Fintech District will allow us to further expand our network in Italy, giving us the opportunity to collaborate with numerous leading companies in the Italian fintech scene and to do our part to contribute to the growth of the sector .
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