Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition

Unlocking the potential of women entrepreneurs globally to catalyse change and social impact.

Submissions close 14 April 2019

Visa Everywhere Initiative

2019 VEI: Women’s Global Edition

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Challenge Questions for 2019

We are pleased to present two challenge questions for this programme:
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Meet Some Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs

Past Visa Everywhere Initiative Participants.
Sara Rodell.
Amparo Navarrete.
Dr. Olga Oleinikova.
Ying Zheng.
Rania Helal.
Mariliis Mia Topp.
Rica Elysee.
Nga Pham.

Resource Centre

Learn more about what makes a great submission and pitch for Visa's Everywhere Initiative.
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Value to Women Entrepreneurs

There are a number of reasons for entrepreneurs to participate in the Visa Everywhere Initiative. See a few below.


Women entrepreneurs may receive increased attention from the press and other sources as they engage with one of the world’s leading payment companies


VEI can be the starting point for lasting partnerships and the opportunity for women entrepreneurs and Visa to innovate together


Visa provides mentorship and expert advice on the payments industry

Prize Money

Two Final Global winners will each receive $100,000 USD

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Programme history of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative

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