Solana could become the ‘Visa of crypto’: Bank of America

Solana could become the 'Visa of crypto': Bank of America

Bank of America digital asset strategist Alkesh Shah has predicted that Ethereum competitor Solana could become the “Visa of the digital asset ecosystem” in a Jan 11 research note. The Solana network launched in 2020, and has since grown into the fifth largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $47 billion. An order of magnitude … Read more

A quarter of small businesses across nine countries plan to offer crypto payments -Visa survey

A quarter of small businesses across nine countries plan to offer crypto payments -Visa survey

Representations of virtual cryptocurrencies are seen in this illustration taken November 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterJan 12 (Reuters) – Almost a quarter of small businesses in nine countries around the world plan to accept digital currencies as a form of payment in 2022, while 13% of consumers in those … Read more

Visa Doubles Down on Crypto Despite Recent Double-Digit Drop

Visa Doubles Down on Crypto Despite Recent Double-Digit Drop

The payment processor says crypto is not just a technological upgrade or digital asset — but rather it’s a global cultural phenomenon that it wants to be closely associated with.Early this month the top global payment processor, Visa, launched its cryptocurrency advisory service, targeting its merchant users and banking clients. The Visa offerings comprise a … Read more

Visa launches crypto advisory service for financial institutions, merchants

Visa launches crypto advisory service for financial institutions, merchants

A Visa credit card is seen on a computer keyboard in this picture illustration taken September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Illustration/File Photo/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterDec 8 (Reuters) – Visa Inc (V.N), the world’s largest payment processor, on Wednesday launched a global crypto advisory service for clients such as banks and also … Read more

A ‘whole new class’ of consumers is entering crypto space: Visa exec

A 'whole new class' of consumers is entering crypto space: Visa exec

CryptoPunks — one of the most popular non-fungible tokens — displayed in Times Square on May 12, 2021.Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — Nonfungible tokens or NFTs have opened up the market for crypto assets to many more people this year, according to an executive from Visa.NFTs are unique digital assets and act as a … Read more