The Story of Victoriabank

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About Victoriabank

Victoriabank is a Moldovan brand with a unique, authentic story – an innovator that is linked to the first bank card, the first ATM, the first mobile application and the first credit for small entrepreneurs in the Republic of Moldova.

Victoriabank in figures

There are over 270,000 active customers, 100 offices of Victoriabank in over 30 localities in the country. The number of employees of the bank exceeds 1,000 people, with an average age of 34 years. Among them there are people employed in the first years since its founding.

Victoriabank has a pioneering destiny in the wild, wild East and a history that is truly impressive. It has a name with a considerable brand equity, accumulated over time and currently consolidated through the endorsement by the Banca Transilvania Group – which provided it with a visual identity capable of supporting the bank's vitality capital and a "V" – from Victory, for #zestforbusiness  and the desire to regain leadership on the banking market of the Republic of Moldova

History of Victoriabank

In December 1989, in the Republic of Moldova, a financial institution was founded that would become an important pillar of the banking industry: Victoriabank. Established in a moment of transformation and progress, the bank has represented from the beginning the spirit of the fight for success and the desire to evolve.

Over the course of three decades, Victoriabank has consolidated its position as a significant player in the Moldovan banking system. The bank has evolved rapidly, becoming recognized as one of the top three financial institutions in the Republic of Moldova.

In December 2019, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, Victoriabank reinvented its brand identity. This transformation brought forth new energy and a modern character, reflected both in the bank's digital and physical presence. However, the essence and core values of Victoriabank have remained unchanged.

The color blue has been maintained as a symbol of trust and vitality. Additionally, the new element added to the bank's logo is a flag, representing the continuation of the initial "V" from Victoriabank's name. This emblem symbolizes the fighting spirit and the desire for victory while also consolidating the bank's position in the financial market of the Republic of Moldova.

Furthermore, Victoriabank has become part of the Banca Transilvania Financial Group, bringing with it additional benefits and opportunities for its clients.

Thus, Victoriabank remains a trusted financial institution, dedicated to meeting the needs of its clients and supporting the economic development of the Republic of Moldova. Through its extensive experience and commitment to innovation, Victoriabank continues to pave the way to success and bring prosperity to the lives of individuals and businesses.

Victoriabank … the first

Victoriabank has marked many premieres throughout its history, through each of them offering customers the opportunity to be the first to use the services, products and facilities for banking. Some of these are:

  • The first banking institution in the Republic of Moldova, information that is part of its visual identity, being part of the logo: "The first bank in Moldova" (1989).
  • The first bank in the Republic of Moldova to obtain financing from an international financial institution, from the EBRD, worth $ 4 million to support local SMEs (1995).
  • It issued the first cards in the Republic of Moldova (1997).
  • The first POS in the Republic of Moldova was owned by Victoriabank and was installed at Dacia Hotel in Chisinau (1997).
  • The first ATM in the Republic of Moldova is also owned by Victoriabank (1998).
  • The first bank in the Republic of Moldova to implement the eCommerce program for online stores (2004).
  • The first Visa Premium card (2004), Visa Platinum (2011) and the first Visa Infinite card (2011) in the Republic of Moldova
  • VictoriaPay, the first contactless telephone payment service in the Republic of Moldova (2017).
  • Possibility to pay contactless with the smartwatch (2019).