Visa launches Fintech initiative for startups in Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent

10 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Visa is set to launch its new programme for startups and fintechs in Bangladesh 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 17, 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, said a press release.

 The initiative aims to help participants not just understand nuances of digital payments better but to provide necessary support in augmenting digital payment solutions for the Bangladeshi consumer.

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,” he added.