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2019

  • March

    After years of bank frustration, David Velez raises USD 2 million Seed from Sequoia Capital and Kaszek Ventures for a new financial services startup in Brazil.

  • May

    David recruits Edward Wible and Cristina Junqueira and founded Nubank in a house on California Street in Sao Paulo.

  • April

    The first transaction with a Nubank credit card.

  • August

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

  • September

    Nubank credit card is released to the public.

  • January

    Moving from the house on California Street to a three-story office on Brigadeiro Luís Antônio Avenue in São Paulo.

  • March

    Voted 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

    Moving to the current eight-story building on Capote Valente Street in Sao Paulo.

  • May

    Marketers That Matter Award winner 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

    NuConta 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.

    We became a Unicorn!

  • May

    Release of the new app design.

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

  • June

    Countrywide release of NuConta in Brazil.

  • September

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

  • October

    Investment of USD 90 milhões 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 NuConta'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

    Announce its arrival in Mexico.

    Elected Brazilians Preferred Credit Card in CardMonitor Survey.

  • June

    Announce its arrival in Argentina.

  • July

    Start PJ Account tests.

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

Nubank has more than 12 million customers today.

More than 30 million people in Brazil have requested the credit card.

8 million people have a NuConta.

Approximately 70% of our customers are younger than 36 years old.

"Nubank é a empresa mais inovadora da América Latina"

Fast Company

"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 Times

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

AGENCIA EFE

"Llega a la Argentina el mayor banco digital de la región y proyecta crear 300 empleos"

LA NACION

"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."

EXAME

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

TechCrunch

"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"

ESTADÃO

"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 INSIDER

Our team

  • 1800+

    employees in São Paulo, Berlin, Mexico City and Buenos Aires offices

  • 25+

    different nationalities

  • More than

    30%

    are part of the LGBTQ+ community

  • 40%

    are women, at every position and seniority level