Visa Unveils Diverse Cohort for 2024 Asia Pacific Accelerator Programme

Visa Unveils Diverse Cohort for 2024 Asia Pacific Accelerator Programme

by May 21, 2024

Payments giant Visa has unveiled the participants of its 2024 Accelerator Programme, featuring a diverse group of startups from around the globe, including female co-founders.

The programme aims to develop innovative payment solutions by integrating these startups’ technologies with Visa’s products.

This year’s cohort includes iPiD from Singapore, which focuses on making cross-border payments easy and secure through an addressing data platform that partners with financial service providers globally.

Quqo from Vietnam is a B2B platform digitizing the traditional retail supply chain in Southeast Asia.

On-us from Hong Kong provides a platform-as-a-service leveraging AI for business decision-making and customer loyalty enhancement.

iFarmer from Bangladesh is an online platform enabling easy investment in farming and livestock in Bangladesh.

Lastly, Opplane from the United States specialises in data product management, cloud infrastructure, mobile development, and machine learning.

These startups will collaborate with Visa on solutions in artificial intelligence, embedded finance, global money movement, digital acceptance, and future loyalty programs.

The Visa Accelerator Programme supports growth-stage companies aiming to expand their market reach through product solutioning, technical integration, and fast-tracked commercialisation.

Over six months, participants will co-develop and test new solutions with Visa’s network of financial institutions, merchants, and digital partners.

Kunal Chatterjee

Kunal Chatterjee

Kunal Chatterjee, Head of Innovation, Asia Pacific says

“Visa is at the forefront of building the commerce of tomorrow, and the Visa Accelerator Programme in Asia Pacific is a testament to this commitment. We want to foster a dynamic environment for collaboration and co-creation within our vast ecosystem.

 

Through collaborations with Visa’s payment experts, product architects, and business development teams, these startups are equipped to drive tangible outcomes. We look forward to creating new fit for purpose products and solutions that are commercially scalable with our clients and partners.”