Berkshire Hathaway Invests $500M in Brazilian Digital Bank Nubank
8 Jun, 2021•1 min read•Other
Berkshire Hathaway, led by renowned investor and bitcoin critic Warren Buffett, has made a $500 million investment in Brazilian digital bank Nubank.
In an announcement Tuesday, Nubank said the Berkshire Hathaway investment is an extension of the G Series funding which was carried out in January this year. Series G is the eighth fundraising event for a startup. Nubank said in terms of its number of customers — it has recently reached the 40 million mark and, in the first five months of the year, it has grown at a pace of more than 45,000 new customers per day. The digital bank has been recognized as an influential company in Latin America by TIME and one of the most innovative by CNBC.