Nitya Ravi, spoke to Michelle Jeannette Gervais, Vice President & Head of Data Science for the CEMEA region at Visa. Her role involves supporting Visa’s relationships with banks, acquirers, and merchants to extract value from unique global data assets. She also talks about the importance of data, data planning, data capture and digital transformation.
New visa rules to attract more investors and innovators to the UAEIn line with UAE’s position as a primary destination for international investors and global talents, the UAE Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has adopted a new system of entry visas for investors and professional talents providing them with a long-term visa for up to 10 years.0 3470
Four in 10 UAE consumers experienced online fraud attempts while confidence in digital payments booms
Four in 10 UAE consumers experienced online fraud attempts while confidence in digital payments booms: Visa-Dubai Police-DED survey.
Why Visa is investing in Fintech
As Visa acquires Fintech company Plaid for $5.3B, Deputy Editor Giorgia Guantario takes a look at the state of Fintech …
How Huobi is bringing crypto into the mainstream
Deputy Editor Giorgia Guantario sat down with Mohit Davar, MENA Director and Co-Founder at Huobi who explained Huobi’s growth, the …
UAE retailers see increased foot traffic since accepting digital payments
UAE retailers have experienced an in increase in traffic in their store since they started accepting digital payments, according a recent study by Visa.
Bitcoin jumps above $11,000 mark following Facebook’s crypto announcement
Bitcoin has jumped to a near 15-month high above $11,000, after jumping more than 10 percent over the weekend, Reuters reported.
Visa’s AI-powered platform prevents $25 billion in annual fraud
Visa has announced that its AI-based Visa Advanced Authorisation (VAA) has helped financial institutions prevent an estimated $25 billion in annual fraud.
Digital payments are more secure than cash: UAE consumers
According to the survey, UAE consumers are increasingly comfortable paying and transacting with card with 84 percent of respondents finding cards more secure than cash.
Apple Pay goes live in Saudi Arabia
Visa cardholders in Saudi Arabia can now make easy, quick and secure purchases using their iPhone and Apple Watch in stores that accept contactless payments.
Dubai DED inks deal to accelerate transition to cashless society
The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai and Visa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help grow the UAE’s consumer eCommerce sector by encouraging more merchants to take their businesses online, and educating consumers on the benefits of digital payments and shopping and paying online.