Visa Europe Collab, the London-based innovation hub of Visa Europe, is joining Citigroup and Barclays in opening an Israel-based R&D center, it was revealed in May. Visa Europe itself is currently an acquisition target of US-based Visa Inc. The Times of Israel covered the move here. Visa characterizes itself as a global payments technology company, rather than simply a credit card company, and its many innovation centers around the globe prove the point. See what members of Tel Aviv's fintech community say about the new center in the video below.