NovoPayment Snags Visa LAC Partnership

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Arnoldo Reyes, Vice President of Digital Partnerships, Fintech & Ventures for Visa Latin America and the Caribbean; Anabel Perez, co-founder and CEO of NovoPayment; Ruben Salazar, Senior Vice President of Products and Innovation for Visa Latin America and the Caribbean

NovoPayment, a Banking-as-a-Service platform category leader, and Visa Inc., the world’s leader in digital payments, expanded their strategic partnership to enable financial institutions and merchants to deploy Visa’s digital solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. Visa has also made a strategic investment in NovoPayment.

Arnoldo Reyes, Vice President of Digital Partnerships, Fintech & Ventures for Visa Latin America and the Caribbean; Anabel Perez, co-founder and CEO of NovoPayment; Ruben Salazar, Senior Vice President of Products and Innovation for Visa Latin America and the Caribbean (Photo: Business Wire)

Over the last two years, Visa and NovoPayment have made significant advancements in the digitization of payments across the region: from enabling apps with multi-functional capabilities for issuers, merchants and acquirers, to accelerating the deployment of Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time payments solution, and Visa Token Services for various use cases including payouts and peer-to-peer payments, as well as facilitating business-to-business money movements in markets like Mexico and Colombia.

Through its modular API delivery model and footprint in 12 markets across the Americas, NovoPayment provides accelerated time-to-market in the adoption of key Visa solutions, embedding them into new use cases such as digital account origination (new and simple ways of creating a bank account), instant card issuance and disbursements, driving secure commerce and the digital economy.

Anabel Perez, co-founder and CEO of NovoPayment, said, “We’re delighted to see that our shared vision for success is being realized, by expanding our partnership with Visa in such a way. It’s a testament of our proven enablement model and commitment to collaboration.”

“Partnerships are fundamental to Visa’s business model and the expansion of our strategic partnership with NovoPayment is another example of how collaboration will ultimately help our clients deliver improved customers experiences faster and easier than ever,” said Ruben Salazar, Senior Vice President of Products and Innovation for Visa Latin America and the Caribbean. “I am proud of all the work we have done over the years with NovoPayment and look forward to continuing to support our customers as they continue to adapt in this rapidly evolving payments landscape.”

NovoPayment, a category leader in the area of Banking as a Service (BaaS) platforms, enables digital financial and transactional services in support of varied use cases. The company’s bank-grade solutions use APIs and other flexible delivery models to help banks, financial institutions, merchants, networks, marketplaces, neo banks and other financial service providers to leverage their existing systems to generate new deposits, transaction streams and customer experiences. For more information, visit novopayment.com and developer.novopayment.com.