At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Brazil based CEO’ operating in the Credit space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO and Co-Founder of Nubank
David Vélez is the Founder and CEO of Nubank, a Brazilian 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.
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About Nubank: Nubank is a digital bank that offers digital credit cards, transfers, and payments.
CEO and Co-Founder of Méliuz
Méliuz is a Brazilian web platform that enables users to earn cash-back when shopping online. Unlike traditional rewards programs that offer collective points with questionable value or miles that expire, Méliuz gives users something they can appreciate: cash-back in their bank accounts with every purchase in major Brazilian online stores. Retailers increase their sales volume, get recurring customers and acquire new ones due to the added incentive of a reward. Méliuz has a large retailer base of over 1,600 stores including giants like Walmart and Amazon and is building a user base that is expected to increase to one million active users this year.
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About Endeavor, Méliuz: Meliuz owns and operates an online platform that offers consumers with free discount coupons from Brazilian online stores.
CEO of Dock (formerly Conductor Technology)
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About Dock (formerly Conductor Technology): Dock is a provider of modern financial technology infrastructure that integrates card issuing and core banking services.
President, Founder & CEO of Avante
Founder and CEO of Avante, one of the fastest growing FinTech startups in South America, focused on empowering the underserved sector of micro-entrepreneurs.
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About Avante: Avante provides financial solutions for the micro-entrepreneur’s needs in Brazil.
Pedro Mac Dowell
CEO and Founder of QI Tech
Pedro Mac Dowell is the CEO and Founder at QI Tech.
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About QI Tech: QI Tech focuses on developing a new (and truly digital) way of raising money and investing in credit assets.
Co-founder and CEO of Datarisk.io
The co-founder of 99Motos, an urban mobility company, based in São Paulo Brazil, that focuses on courier and transportation services for corporate and regular users. He is also the co-founder at Datarisk.io.
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About Datarisk.io, Prediction: DataRisk is an online predictive modeling platform focused on credit, collection, and fraud serving mainly financial institutions.
Co-CEO & Co-Founder of Mutual Fintech
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About Mutual Fintech: The #1 P2P lending marketplace between individuals in Brazil and award-winning fintech.
Co-founder & CEO of bxblue
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About bxblue: bxblue is a marketplace for payroll loans in Brazil.
CEO and Founder of Klubi
Eduardo Rocha is the CEO and Founder at Klubi.
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About Klubi: Klubi is a fintech company that provides credit facilities in a simple, transparent, secure and truly digital experience.
CEO / Founder of Bom Pra Crédito
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About Bom Pra Crédito: Bom Pra Crédito serves as a financial products supermarket on the web.
CEO of Tokhelp
Follow Marcelo Calixto:
About Tokhelp: TOKHELP is an application that promises to innovate the forms of donations and tithes in Brazil.