David Vélez - Founder & CEO of Nubank

David Vélez is the Founder and CEO of Nubank, the biggest independent digital bank in the world and leading Latin American financial technology company. Before founding Nubank in 2013, David was a Partner at Sequoia Capital in charge of the firm’s Latin American investments. Before Sequoia, David worked in investment banking and growth equity at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and General Atlantic. David has a BS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In 2019, he received the BRAVO Business Award in the Visionary Entrepreneurs of the Year, category for revolutionizing banking in Brazil, alongside the other two founders of Nubank, Cristina Junqueira, and Edward Wible.

09 Dec 21

The Spark Of Our Foundation: a letter from our founders

Our customers have always been at the core of everything we do.

23 Sep 20

“We want to be remembered not only for the revolution we have created but for the way we got there”

David Vélez, founder and CEO of Nubank, writes about our commitment to having the best practices over social, environmental, and governance matters - including net-zero emissions.