Visa Inc. released its two-quarter report with regard to its crypto-powered Visa cards which shows consumption exceeding US$ 1 Billion. The further announcement reveals that Visa Inc. is entering into a partnership with an additional 50 crypto derivatives where it will provide for its crypto-powered Visa card facilities. More than 70 million retailers and merchants globally will be accessible to Visa card users.
Since PayPal has integrated crypto, Visa Inc. is considering the matter of crypto quite seriously. PayPal is in fact regarded as the competitor of Visa Inc. However, with the integration of crypto, PayPal took a lead from its competitor, though Visa is in the field for a very long time. Now visa is continuously making fruitful efforts to ensure that it not only remains in the competition but also makes progressive growth. Of course, Visa has an edge over PayPal because it has millions or billions of customers, retailers, vendors, and merchants. Visa has certainly taken the competition to a whole new level.
The company has recently made two announcements, both of which were related to crypto. In the first announcement, the company released a progress report of its two quarters with regard to crypto. The report revealed that at least US$ 1 Billion worth of crypto transactions were made by using crypto-powered Visa cards. This is a huge achievement for Visa as it was craving to capitalize from the crypto market.
In the second announcement, Visa told that it has managed to enter into contracts for a mutual relationship with 50 crypto derivatives. The company said that for months it was busy holding meetings with renowned crypto exchanges. The purpose of the meeting was to ensure utilization of crypto-powered Visa cards access to the customers of these exchanges. It has been informed that the meetings born fruit as a total of 50 crypto derivatives have accepted the Visa offer. Visa also told that the customers of these exchanges will be able to conveniently access 70 million vendors of Visa globally. All of these vendors will accept crypto transfers without any difficulty.
Vasant Prabhu of Visa Inc. informed CNBC that there is huge potential for Visa in the crypto space. He said that the company has noticed that people are actively using Visa cards for purchasing digital assets. He commented that Visa is committed to its customers by ensuring them unhindered access to the crypto ecosystem. People are interested in digital assets and want to utilize them for acquiring things that they normally acquire through traditional fiats. It is important that Visa keeps itself up to date and in accordance with the demands and requirements of its customers.
It was reported that the 50 exchanges with which Visa has established business relationships include firms like Coinbase, FTX, and Circle, etc.