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UK Payments Company Wirex Becomes Visa Global Partner, Extends Crypto Card Program Reach to Over 40 Countries

February 15, 2023


Wirex Partners With Visa to Expand to New Markets

Wirex, a payments and crypto company based in London, has reached a long-term service agreement with credit card giant Visa. With this move, qualified as a significant milestone by the company, Wirex will now be able to reach customers in new markets, targeting areas like APAC and the U.K.

The company, which offers cryptocurrency-linked card services, will be able to reach customers in over 40 countries with this partnership. The company claims it was the first one to bring this kind of service to mainstream audiences in 2015, also in partnership with Visa. The partnership builds on prior Wirex endeavors, which became a principal member of Visa in Europe in 2020, and raised $15 million in its Series B funding round in 2022.