How We Work

Powerful payments leaders united to help you succeed

Together, we work to enable global commerce

Born out of a belief in the power of progress, we answer the evolving needs of business with the combined expertise, capabilities and reach of the Discover® Network, Diners Club International®, PULSE® and our global alliances. Together we work to help accelerate our clients' successes — at home and abroad — by providing flexible partnership, global reach and proven solutions.

Our unique network means more opportunity

Progress comes from strategic collaboration—and we’re built for it. Explore some of the ways that we can extend our network capabilities to help support your business goals.

Access to Data

Our closed-loop network provides us with insights across payment network participants which could be used to power better decisions and new products.

Infrastructure & Scale

We have a massive, rock-solid payments infrastructure or “rails” that can enable networks, financial institutions, and fin-tech companies to develop card programs and in-store payments solutions.

Fin-Tech Capabilities

We are collaborative and imaginative problem-solvers. If you have ideas for new digital payment solutions, we have the capabilities to help you bring them to life.

We have global reach, capabilities, and acceptance

We are the third-largest global payments network in the world1 by acceptance and we’re poised to enable commerce in new ways.


185

Countries & Territories

with acceptance


70

Million+

Discover Global Network cardholders around the globe2


$312

Billion

in cardholder spending power


10+

Alliance Partnerships

with global organizations


39M+

Merchant Locations

and growing

  • 1. By merchant locations, Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2020 - Regional Comparisons, Retail Banking and Research, July 2015
  • 2. The Nilson Report #1085, April 2016 and Discover Global Network Participant Reporting

Proven solutions and programs to achieve your goals

Our payments solutions are designed to be flexible, scalable and hardworking, so they can evolve as your needs change.

Issuing Solutions

Grow your reach and revenue with our Global Card program, Diners Club International franchise opportunities, or prepaid program.

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Commercial Payments

Bring efficiency to your payables process. Explore our suite of small business, corporate, and spend management products.

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Let's Get to Work

Ready to talk big ideas? We're eager to answer your questions and find solutions for your unique business.

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