Visa is a global leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payments network — enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. We facilitate commerce across more than 200 countries and territories among an international set of consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners and government entities. Since Visa’s inception in 1958, Visa has been in the business of facilitating payments between consumers and businesses. We recognize the critical role small businesses play in our communities; from creating millions of jobs to driving and stimulating economic growth. Whether you’re just starting out or already running your business, Visa is here to help.