About us

What drives us

We believe that financial services should be accessible to everyone, safe, easy to use and perfectly integrated into our daily lives, so that we never have to worry about them. Therefore, we work on simplifying financial services in everyday life so that you can on what really matters to you and your customers.

viafintech in numbers

20.000

Points of Sale

500+

B2B Customers

1+

Billion € volume

6

Countries live

90+

Employees

15

Nationalities
our story
Management

Sebastian Seifert

Sales & Business Development (Founder)

Sebastian Seifert is in charge of the divisions Sales, PR/Marketing and Business Development.

Achim Bönsch

Distribution & International Expansion (Founder)

Achim Bönsch is responsible for the international expansion, our retail partnerships as well as the HR department.

Andreas Veller

Finance & Operations

Andreas Veller is accountable for the finance, operations, product and legal department as well as for the IT. He is the former founder of Shopwings and worked as a consultant in the banking sphere. At McKinsey he managed the IT restructuration of a retail bank and a post merger integration in the banking sector.
TEAM

Behind great leaders is a great team

Business

Pedro Borges

Sales Iberia, Latin America & France

Pedro leads the viafintech business in Iberia, Latin America and France. Before joining the team, he worked in Finance at Procter & Gamble for 6 years, bringing combined knowledge of the finance and the retail sectors together with a sharp focus on consumer needs. He holds an Economics Degree from the University of Porto and a Master in Finance & Strategy from WHU.

Lena Vock

Sales Switzerland & Austria, Banking Sales DACH

Lena takes care of further expanding our network in Switzerland and Austria and works mainly from Zurich. She has many years of experience as an in-house consultant and in the area of strategic digitalization at Credit Suisse. Lena has a master’s degree in economics and business administration from the University of Zurich.

Weina Wang

Sales Retail, Bill and Online Payment Sales DACH

Weina is responsible for the stationary partners of viafintech, in particular for the further development of the network in Europe. The versatile project manager previously worked in management consulting at Accenture and at Volkswagen in China for several years.

Sergio Kvaternik

Sales Spain

Sergio is in charge of viafintech in Spain. He has developed his career in corporate finance for banks and private equity funds, at PwC Deals; as well as growing startups as Head of Business Development and International Expansion at Billin. He holds two degrees in Law and Business Administration, with experiences at the University of Toronto in Canada, and at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.

Filip Surowiak

Sales UK

Filip is leading viafintech’s expansion into the UK market. He has a track record of setting strategy and bringing new financial products to the market. He managed and grew the online and retail business at Travelex and then International Currency Exchange. Filip is also co-founder of Crozdesk, a SaaS marketplace, and holds a business degree from Warwick Business School.

Anna Szczygielska

Sales Central Eastern Europe

Anna’s main task is to introduce viafintech to the Polish market. She joined the company in 2019 after having spent 10+ years working for the top consulting companies, such as EY, Accenture and PwC. Anna managed multiple projects worldwide. She is an ACCA Member and holds a master’s degree in Economics.

Janusz Buttgereit

Sales Insurances, Telco, Housing

Janusz is in charge of insurance, telecommunications and housing customers. The payment specialist has many years of work experience. Before joining viafintech he worked for Sofort AG, Paysafecard and Clickandbuy.

Madleen Naethler

Sales E-Commerce and Payment Collection

As Senior Key Account Manager Madleen covers all ecommerce and debt collection accounts. She holds a degree in business economics and has several years of experience in consulting working for Creditsafe and tecis financial services.

Frank Weinmann

Sales Utilities and Public Sector

The former chairman of the management board of Energie SaarLorLux AG heads the Utilities and Public Sector of viafintech and has statutory authority. Frank brings in several years of experience in business development, change management and consultancy in the energy sector.
Operations

Michael Bernstein

Finance & Accounting

Michael is responsible for Finance and Accounting. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business administration from HWR Berlin. Prior to viafintech Michael worked for several finance departments such as financial accounting, accounts payable and treasury in different industries.

Ulrike Czekay

PR & Marketing

Ulrike deals with all corporate communication topics at viafintech. After her studies of media, music and cultural sciences at HU Berlin she gained longstanding experience as a PR consultant in a PR and Lobbying agency and worked for several Start-ups.

Thomas Lewicki, LL.M.

Legal

Thomas is leading the legal department at viafintech. After studying law (specialized in International Corporate Law), Thomas worked as a Legal Counsel at BIOTRONIK. He also gained experience at ISiCO data protection where he worked as a data protection officer for several fintech companies.

Daniel Rzesnitzek

HR

Daniel heads the HR department at viafintech and is responsible for all topics related to HR management, HR development, culture and people happiness. After completing his Master’s degree in Business Economics at the OVGU in Magdeburg, he then worked in recruiting at viafintech before taking over as head of the team. During his time in recruiting, he contributed significantly to the company’s biggest growth phase.

Tobias Schoknecht

Software Engineering

Tobias is leading the Software Engineering department at viafintech. He holds a Masters degree in Practical Computer Science. Over the years at viafintech he has shaped the direction of the Software Engineering department and the system architecture.

Martin Seener

System Administration

Martin leads the system administration department and is responsible for the data centre and the in-house environment. He has been working for viafintech for 10 years and previously worked as a system administrator for netzXperts and Dualis Search Solution and managed various system environments there.

Philipp Wiegel

Product

Philipp heads the technology departments of viafintech – including Software Engineering, System Administration, Product and Solutions. Philipp’s background is in software development. He was a product manager in numerous companies and gained several years of experience as an entrepreneur.
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About Paysafe

Paysafe (NYSE:PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualised transactional volume of US $120 billion in 2021, and approximately 3,500 employees located in 10+ global locations, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 100 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at paysafe.com

About Paysafe’s eCash Division

Paysafe is a global market leader in the provision of eCash payment solutions. The goal of its eCash division is to target simple and secure online transactions through prepaid and online cash solutions. Today, it is available to purchase in one million sales outlets in over 60 countries and its brands include paysafecard, paysafecard account, paysafecard Mastercard® and Paysafecash. Its original product, paysafecard, uses a 16-digit PIN and enables customers to shop online without using an account or credit card, protecting their confidential financial information. In 2018, the paysafecard team developed Paysafecash allowing customers to shop online first and then pay securely for their purchases with cash at convenient, nearby payment points. Paysafecash is already available in 55+ countries. In 2020, paysafecard and Paysafecash reached a transaction volume of more than US$ 4.6 billion. For more information, please go to paysafecard.com