Visa Inc. (V) announced Tuesday it has landed more than 50 financial institution partners for its digital wallet service, V.me.
The aim of v.me, Visa said, is to simplify the online shopping checkout experience. A consumer using V.me can make payments online by just entering a username and password. "V.me is built around a single concept, to help people shop online simply and securely," said Jennifer Schulz, global head of ecommerce, in a statement.
Financial institution partners, which will help enroll consumers in the service, include: A + Federal Credit Union, Affinity Bank, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. Alliant Credit Union, America First Credit Union, Arvest Bank, Bank of Tennessee, BB&T, BBVA Compass, Cabela's World's Foremost Bank, Capitol Federal Savings Bank, CEFCU (Citizens Equity First Credit Union), Commerce Bank, Commonwealth Credit Union, Community Credit Union of Florida, Credit Union of Colorado, CSCU, Deere Employees Credit Union, 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 Federal 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, and Xceed Financial Federal Credit Union.
V.me is live with 23 eCommerce retailers, including the likes of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and Blue Nile.
Visa first announced V.me last year. Consumers can sign up through their issuer, on a merchant checkout page or online directly at www.V.me.