Foundation / Corporation
04/30/20 11:59 PM PDT
Competition for USA, Canada, and International fintechs and startups to find solutions to pertinent business problems. Participants must submit solutions for global business commerce issues in the digital age. Issue areas to be addressed include contract compliance, digital payments, and providing added value to Visa or Visa’s vast network of clients.
The Visa Everywhere Initiative is a global, open innovation program that tasks start-ups and fintechs to solve payment and commerce challenges of tomorrow, further enhance their own product propositions and provide visionary solutions for Visa’s vast network of partners.
Fintechs and startups are invited to respond to at least one of five business challenges to deliver solutions that drive the Visa or Visa’s partners forward or use Visa’s offerings in dynamic ways. On this occasion, fintechs from all over the world are invited to participate and submit their solutions.
Rewards from the competition include:
Solutions should be designed to meet all of the following criteria, each as determined by Visa, in its sole discretion:
See the URL for Full Text for more information on the Challenge Questions.
GrantWatch ID#: 159127
First Award recipient will be awarded a $50,000 USD award, the Second Award recipient will be awarded a $15,000 USD award, and the Third Award recipient will be awarded a $10,000 USD award. The First Award Recipient will also receive mentorship from Visa and, be invited to discuss a pilot program with Visa. Additionally, the Audience Choice Award Recipient will also be awarded a $25,000 award.
For a full list of eligible countries: https://usa.visa.com/dam/VCOM/regional/na/us/visa-everywhere/documents/visa-everywhere-initiative-2020-terms-and-conditions-accessible.pdf#page=15
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
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