Visa has announced the finalists for its 'The Everywhere Initiative', a challenge that aims to use Visa APIs to develop new payment ideas and solve business challenges.
Four of the nine finalists are Kiwis, with three finalists in a single category. Rush Digital, Thought-Wired, Cura and Jude are the four lucky finalists, who will be pitching their ideas alongside their Australian rivals to a judging panel on September 22.
“We are thrilled to see New Zealand strongly represented in the finalist line up for The Everywhere Initiative, and the potential to work and co-create with local fintech talent. We wish them all the very best at the pitch event in Sydney next week and hope to see the Kiwis prevail in Australia,” comments Visa Country Manager, New Zealand & South Pacific, Marty Kerr.
Finalists are below.
The Everyone, Everywhere challenge
These finalists are pitching solutions that help expand access to electronic payments to everyone, everywhere.
The Everywhere API Challenge for Consumers
These finalists are pitching ideas that use Visa APIs to enhance the commerce experience for consumers.
The Everywhere API Challenge for Commercial
These finalists are pitching ideas that use Visa APIs to solve a problem businesses experience when they make payments.
Read more about Visa's Everywhere Initiative here.