The VEEI is an independent, non-partisan center of excellence for research and public-private dialogue on payments policy, established by Visa.
The VEEI’s overarching mission is to promote public policies that empower citizens, small businesses, and economies. It develops new research and insights to inform long term policy within the global payments ecosystem. Visa established VEEI as the next step in its ongoing mission to remove barriers to economic empowerment and to create more inclusive, equitable economic opportunities for everyone, everywhere.
VEEI provides a platform for stakeholders across the world to work together collectively to address policy issues, share data and increase economic empowerment, trade and global connectivity. VEEI is committed to promoting policies that help to close gender, racial, ethnicity, inclusion, and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) finance gaps around the world—enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.