Israel-based fiat-to-crypto exchange Simplex has partnered with Visa to allow its merchants to issue crypto debit cards. Simplex will be a preferred partner within the Visa network. Over 200 Simplex partner companies will be able to offer crypto debit cards to their customers, potentially enabling greater adoption of cryptocurrencies for smaller retail users. The partnership was first announced between Simplex and Visa on December 29, 2020. Back in October 2020, Simplex added a Tether-to-euro payout feature to its platform for European users. In 2020, several crypto companies began releasing debit cards that let users spend crypto, including BlockFi and BitPay. Cuy Sheffield, Senior Director and Head of Cryptocurrency at Visa, said about the partnership, “For digital currencies to have utility as a medium of exchange, there needs to be convenient fiat on-ramps and off-ramps. We’re excited to work with leading fintechs like Simplex who are helping to enable simple, secure, and compliant conversions between crypto and fiat and the ability to spend these funds at Visa’s network of more than 60 million merchants.” The integration means that Simplex will be provisionally approved for principal membership to the Visa network to make it easier to buy bitcoin with other Visa debit cards. Check out Changelly to test out the Simplex experience to fund your Redeeem wallet.