Visa's Everywhere Initiative is a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve payment challenges of tomorrow, further enhance their own product propositions and provide visionary solutions for Visa's vast network of partners. The program first launched in the U.S. in 2015 and quickly expanded into a global program with more than 2,100 participating start-ups, which have collectively raised over $2 billion in funding, with more than 131 finalists and 36 winners selected. The program activates in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa, touching over 40 countries.
Each regional program awards finalists and winners with a prize to execute their ideas
VEI is the starting point for lasting partnerships and the opportunity for startups and Visa to innovate together
Visa provides startups with mentorship and expert advice on the payments industry
Startups can expect increased attention from the press and other sources as they engage with one of the world’s leading payment companies