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Viva Wallet

Viva Wallet Group has been active in Greece since 2000. The Group includes Viva Wallet Holdings SA, parent company of the Group, formerly Realize SA, which retains a leading position in the sector of information technology for payment systems for more than 18 years, Viva Online Services SA, which is active in B2C ticket agency services for transportation and events, (known as, and Viva Payment Services SA (“Viva Payments”).

Viva Payments ( is the only Electronic Money Institution in Greece, which is also a fully licensed Principal Member of the card networks MasterCard and Visa for acquiring and issuing services. It is also the only financial institution on a European basis that is exclusively based on cloud infrastructure (Microsoft Azure). Viva Payments provides payment services in three currencies (€, £, LEU) across five countries (Greece, Cyprus, United Kingdom, Belgium and Romania). Viva Payments is headquartered in Greece, it retains a branch in Brussels and has completed the “passporting” of its license across all remaining 29 countries of the European Economic Area (“EEA”).

Sector: Fintech        

Revenues (2021) : € 82mn

No. of Employees (2021): 386 

CEO: Haris Karonis

Investment Date: April 2018

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