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    • March

      After years of bank frustration, David Vélez partners with Sequoia Capital and Kaszek Ventures and raises USD 2 million to invest in a new financial services startup in Brazil.

      May

      David Vélez joins Cristina Junqueira and Edward Wible. Nubank was  born in São Paulo.

    • April

      The first transaction with a Nubank card takes place.

      September

      Nubank credit card is released to the public.

      Series A: USD 15 million - Investors: Sequoia Capital and Kaszek Ventures.

    • January

      Nubank moved to the three-story office at Brigadeiro Luís Antônio Avenue in São Paulo.

      March

      Voted the Most Innovative Company by Latam Founders.

      May

      Series B: USD 30 million - Investors: Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, Kaszek Ventures and QED.

      December

      Series C: USD 52 million - Investors: Founders Fund, Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital and Kaszek Ventures.

      Voted the Most Innovative App by the App Store.

    • January

      Nubank moved to an eight-story building on Capote Valente Street in Sao Paulo.

      May

      Winner of the Marketers That Matter Award from Sage Group, Silicon Valley.

      Voted Best B2C Company by Latam Founders.


      July


      Chosen by Interbrand for Breakthrough Brands List

    • August

      Voted one of the Best Companies to Work for by Great Places to Work Brazil.
    • December

      Series D: USD 80 million - Investors: DST Global, Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund and Tiger Global.
    • January

      Voted Best Card by the clients on CVA Solutions research.

    • March

      Named for the second year in a row the best B2C company by Latam Founders.

    • August

      Nubank Rewards release.

    • October

      Nubank digital account release.

    • December

      Office opening in Berlin, Germany.

    March

    Series E: USD 150 million - Investors: DST Global, QED Investors, Redpoint Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Thrive Capital.

    Nubank became a Unicorn!

    May

    New app design release.

    Nubank's first advertising campaign: "The New Always Comes"

    • June

      Countrywide release of Nubank digital account in Brazil.
    • September

      Voted the Most Desired Company to Work For by LinkedIn Top Startups Award
    • October

      Investment of USD 90 millions by Tencent.
      Opening of Nubank's second office, a 16-story building also on Capote Valente Street in São Paulo.
    • December

      Debit function release for Nubank digital account's users.
    • February

      Launch of Nubank Personal Loan.
      Elected Latin America's Most Innovative Company by Fast Company Magazine.
    • March

      Voted best bank in Brazil, according to Forbes magazine.
      Reaches 100% of Brazilian municipalities.
    • May

      Nubank announces its arrival in Mexico.
      Elected Brazilians Preferred Credit Card in CardMonitor Survey.
    • June

      Nubank announces its arrival in Argentina.
    • July

      Start Business Account tests.

      Series F: USD 400 million - Investors: TCV, Tencent, DST Global, Sequoia Capital, Dragoneer, Ribbit Capital and Thrive Capital.
    • January

    Nubank's first acquisition deal: acquihire of software consultancy Plataformatec.

    • March

    Credit card release in Mexico.

    • April

    Nubank enters the ranking of companies with the best reputation in Brazil and joins the list of the 100 businesses that most stood out for their corporate behavior, according to the Corporate Reputation Business Monitor (Merco).

    • June

    Voted Best Brazilian Bank by the American business magazine Forbes

    September 

    Acquisition of Easynvest, a 100% online service that encourages autonomy and financial independence, with a portfolio of 1.6 million people and BRL 25 billion in assets under its custody.

    Elected one of the Most Ethical Companies in Brazil by Virtuous Company, which takes into account criteria trust, empathy and freedom of speech.

    Acquisition of the American company that created Clojure Cognitect, a reference in the software engineering market and partner in the development of technologies.

    October

    Nubank reaches the mark of 6 million customers with registered Pix keys, leading the Brazilian market.

    December


    Nubank wins, for the fourth year, the Época Negócios Reclame Aqui Award and takes the trophy for 1st place in the category of Digital Banks and Cards.

    January

    Series G – USD 400 million. Investors: GIC, Whale Rock and Invesco. Nubank becomes one of the five most valuable financial institutions in Latin America.

    February

    Nubank credit card release in Colombia.

    Guaranteed Credit Card release, a gateway for those who want a Nubank credit card.

    Voted one of the most loved brands by Brazilians by the ranking of the eCGlobal market research platform

    March

    Nubank reaches the mark ok 35MM customers

    Semente Preta release, a seed capital investment fund focused on supporting businesses founded or led by black people.

    Voted one of the 40 companies with the best reputation in Brazil on the list of the Corporate Reputation Business Monitor (Merco).

    April

    Nubank joins the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies ranking.

    Release of the investment experience within the app with three funds in the testing phase.

    Elected the Best Financial Institution in Brazil for the 3rd consecutive year by Forbes magazine.

    NuCommunity makes two years reaching the mark of 272,000 users.

    May 

    Nubank receives investment from Base10, a fund that supports companies with social impact.

    Elected by CNBC at the 9th edition of Disruptor 50 as one of the 50 global companies that are transforming the economy and people's lives, being the only Latin American company on the 2021 list.

    Nubank brand redesign: release of the new logo with softer shapes and a brand that reflects our new moment.

    Nubank account reaches the mark of 10 million customers in Brazil

    June

    Extension of Series G to USD 1.15 billion. Investors: Berkshire Hathaway with USD 500 million joined to former investors with a contribution of USD 250 million, becoming the largest investment round ever carried out by a private technology company in Latin America.

    Nubank reaches the mark of 40 million customers in Brazil.

    Nubank elected as one of the 100 best companies in Brazil, rising two positions from 2019 to 2020, from 49th to 47th place ahead of technology giants.

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Today we have over 40 million customers.

More than 24 million people have a Nubank credit card.

There are more than 39 million people with a Nubank account.

We have clients in absolutely every Brazilian city.

"Nubank é a empresa mais inovadora da América Latina"

Fast CompanyExternal Link

"The addition of a new investor is a vote of confidence in the company at a time when many start-ups in Brazil have struggled to obtain follow-on financing."

The New York TimesExternal Link

"Nubank llega a México para brindar servicios financieros digitales, trayendo simplicidad y acceso a la industria financiera mexicana"

AGENCIA EFEExternal Link

"E os resultados do Nubank têm se mostrado consistentes. (...) Com seis anos de mercado, já são 12 milhões de clientes, com um plus de ser uma marca amada pelos consumidores, algo raro no setor financeiro."

EXAMEExternal Link

"Fintech decacorn Nubank raises $400M led by TCV"

TechCrunchExternal Link

"Nós costumamos investir em negócios que oferecem ‘experiência de consumidor mágica’. Não olhamos para fintechs, mas o Nubank é uma grande marca nesse sentido, afirmou David Zhang, vice-presidente do TCV"

ESTADÃOExternal Link

"Nubank's latest big-ticket round demonstrates its rapid ascent in its home market and provides it with an opportunity to expand into the rest of Latin America."

BUSINESS INSIDERExternal Link

Our team

  • 4000+

    employees

  • 43+

    different nationalities

  • 27%

    are part of the LGBTQIA+ community

  • 43%

    are women

  • 28%

    declare themselves black