Partnering with Stockholm Fintech Hub

Visa is one of the founding partners for the upcoming launch of Stockholm Fintech Hub

Stockholm, 9 May 2017 –Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has announced that it will be one of the founding partners of the Stockholm Fintech Hub which opens later this month in the Swedish capital. Together with other leading partners, Visa will support and drive innovation with start-ups and Fintech companies from across the Nordic region.

“Innovation is at the core of everything we do at Visa, so teaming up with Stockholm Fintech Hub is an ideal fit for our business. We look forward to playing an active role in supporting Nordic innovation and working with partners to drive the future of commerce,” said Henning Holtan, Regional Managing Director at Visa.

Stockholm Fintech Hub is a dedicated physical space for communication, collaboration, and cooperation which is tailored to the specific needs of the fintech community. The hub will be in the heart of Stockholm at Vasagatan.

“The vision of the hub is to create a meeting place for the entire financial ecosystem where established players can meet up with new players and to create a fertile breeding ground for ideas. We are thrilled that Visa is joining our community and we are impressed by their commitment to innovation, said Matthew Argent, CEO of Stockholm Fintech Hub”

“At Visa, we believe in collaborating with clients and partners to solve real world business and consumer problems using digital solutions,” said Bill Gajda, Senior Vice President, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Europe for Visa. “Our partnership with the FinTech hub in Stockholm helps us extend this effort beyond our Innovation Center in London into the Nordic region, making this local hub part of a broader global network.”

To learn more about the Stockholm Fintech Hub? Please go here.

To learn more about Visa Innovation Centers? Please go here

About Visa
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate one of the world's most advanced processing networks — VisaNet — that is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, pay ahead with prepaid or pay later with credit products. For more information, visit our website (www.visaeurope.com), the Visa Vision blog (vision.visaeurope.com), and @VisaEuropeNews

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