Financial services company Visa now offers Bitcoin services to its bank clients with the help of its new API pilot program. Now, users of banks that operate under the Visa network will have access to Bitcoin with the help of Visa’s crypto partner, Anchorage. Bitcoin is currently up 4.27% to $36,837.
Visa CEO Alfred Kelly said that the payment giant is “uniquely positioned” for the new service it now offers. During the company’s first-quarter earnings call for the 2021 fiscal year, he said:
further revealedLast year, a Visa exec people to escape inflation by entering the Bitcoin market.