The roots of the Visa brand go back to 1958, when Bank of America launched its blue, white, and gold
"revolving-credit" Bank America card, which gave cardholders the option of paying their account balance in
In 1970, an alliance of U.S. banks banded together and created National BankAmericard, Inc., a
membership association that began overseeing the operation of the BankAmericard program in the US.
In 1977, National BankAmericard, Inc. launched Visa.
Visa introduced the first global ATM network