More than 50 Financial Institutions Adopt V.me by Visa, Simplifying Online Holiday Shopping.
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simplifying online holiday shopping for as many as 55 million people
FOSTER CITY, Calif. — Visa Inc. (
: V) today expanded the reach
of V.me by Visa, landing more than 50 additional financial institution
partners. V.me, Visa’s new digital wallet service, frees online
shoppers from having to repeatedly enter account number, bill-to and
ship-to information at checkout. This will change the way tens of
millions of people shop and pay by making online checkout simple and
secure. Account holders will be able to make payments online using V.me
and check out simply by entering a username and password.
These relationships bring the addressable base of cardholders to as
many as 55 million, allowing account holders to easily enroll Visa and
other U.S.-issued payment cards through V.me and begin shopping online
from a PC, tablet or mobile phone. Consumers can visit www.V.me to
enroll and shop immediately at any of the 23 top eCommerce retailers
live with V.me, including 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Shoebuy.com, cooking.com,
Rakuten Buy.com, Blue Nile, and many more.
“Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts or shopping for
yourself, V.me is now available to anyone in the U.S. looking for a more
simple, secure, and personal online shopping experience,” said
Jennifer Schulz (@Jen_Schulz), global head of eCommerce, Visa.
“V.me is built around a single concept, to help people shop online
simply and securely. We understand that need and believe our
long-standing relationships with financial institutions, merchants and
acquirers put Visa in a strong position to deliver the very best digital
Visa is working closely with the brands below to drive consumer
adoption by allowing people to sign up through their issuer, on a
merchant checkout page or online directly at www.V.me.
53 financial institution partners offering V.me: A + Federal Credit
Union, Affinity Bank, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, Alliant Credit
America First Credit Union
(Citizens Equity First Credit
Union), Commerce Bank, Commonwealth Credit Union, Community Credit Union
of Florida, Credit Union of Colorado, CSCU, Deere Employees Credit
Digital Federal Credit Union
, Directions Credit Union, First
Financial Bank of Ohio, Greater Texas Federal Credit Union, IBC Bank,
ICBA, Listerhill Credit Union, Members 1st Credit Union, Mercantile Bank
of Michigan, Meritrust Credit Union,
Michigan State University
at East Lansing; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1855. It opened in 1857 as Michigan Agricultural College, the first state agricultural college.
Credit Union, Motorola Employees Credit Union, New Mexico Educator
Federal Credit Union, Patelco Credit Union, Pentagon Federal, PNC, PSCU,
Royal Credit Union, SCE Federal Credit Union, State Employees Credit
Union of Maryland, StellarOne Bank, Susquehanna Bank, Synovus Bank, TCF
Bank, The Members Group, Union Bank & Trust, University Federal
Credit Union, U.S. Bank, Xceed Financial Federal Credit Union, and
23 merchant partners offering V.me: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, 88Hours.com,
Beach Camera, Bidz.com, Blue Nile, Buy.com, BuyDig, Cooking.com,
CozyBoots.com, Events.Shoebuy.com, Modnique.com, MovieTickets.com,
OpticsPlanet, PacSun.com, Rangefinders, Scentiments.com, Shoebuy.com,
Shoplet.com, StudentUniverse, Zoostores.com, and more.
About Visa Inc.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects
consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more
than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital
currency. Underpinning digital currency is one of the world’s most
advanced processing networks — VisaNet — that is capable of handling
more than 24,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection
for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank,
and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for
consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its financial
institution customers to offer consumers more choices: Pay now with
debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For
more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.