Visa Everywhere Initiative 2022

Celebrating our local and regional entrepreneurs

In 2022, the Visa Everywhere Initiative program has awarded $530,000+ USD in prize money over the course of the competition.

Global finalist information

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Visa Direct awards $20,000 USD to ThriveAgric

This year, finalists were eligible to compete to win the Visa Direct special prize in addition to the main prizes. Visa has seen an increased interest and excitement in startups and fintechs exploring how to integrate Visa Direct, Visa’s global money movement network, into their solutions.

With Visa Direct, startups can empower customers to send and receive money to billions of endpoints worldwide¹, in any of 160 transaction currencies. Visit our resource center for more information.

It’s rewarding to win the regional and global finals


Winners receive recognition from one of the world’s most valuable brands.


The regional finals will be livestreamed on TechCrunch, giving finalists global exposure.

Monetary Prize

Winners at the global finals receive a monetary prize (no equity taken).

2021 Visa Everywhere Initiative winners

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