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10 June, 2021 07:37:02 PM
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Visa launches fintech initiative for startups in Bangladesh

Staff Reporter, Dhaka
Visa launches fintech initiative for startups in Bangladesh

Visa, one of leaders in digital payments, is set to launch its new programme for startups and fintechs in Bangladesh next week, according to a press statement.

Recognizing the challenges that fintechs and startups in Bangladesh often face in different stages of their journey, the programme aims to help enhance their product propositions and develop better user experiences.

Visa’s fintech initiative for Bangladesh is a series of 12 webinar-based events starting on June 17th, where fintechs will get a chance to learn about tools and technology they can deploy in payments, as well as interact with leaders and subject matter experts from Visa and the startup ecosystem. 

On the occasion of the launch, Soumya Basu, country manager, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan, said, “Bangladesh is an important part of the digital commerce landscape in Asia Pacific today where consumers and businesses are adopting innovative methods of making and receiving payments at an accelerated pace; and fintechs and startups are driving this innovation by creating seamless digital experiences.” 

“We are delighted to launch Visa’s fintech initiative for Bangladesh, the very first in the region, to reach out to startups andhelp them leverage Visa’s world-class capabilities and products to enhance their user experiences with innovative solutions. With Visa’s global expertise and technology, we look forward to partneringwith the startup ecosystem and together create innovative solutions for Bangladesh,” he added.

Visa has partnered with Startup Dhaka for its fintech initiative programme. Mustafizur Rahman Khan, founder and CEO of Startup Dhaka, said, “I am delighted to announce that Visa, the leader in digital payments, is about to set their steps in mentoring and assisting the startups in Bangladesh for the very first time. This initiative will not only make a difference in the existing payment solutions but also help the startups to expand their connection and resources. This fintech initiative by Visa for Bangladesh is a great way to connect with the startup ecosystem.”

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