Tech Roundup: The Nubank IPO success

The biggest news about tech and innovation in Brazil. This week: Nubank goes public, how Bolsonaro rigged a Time poll, free internet for students, and the Health Ministry hack

Tech Roundup: The Nubank IPO success
The New York Stock Exchange building. Photo: Lucky/Shutterstock

This week: Nubank raises massive amounts in IPO. How Bolsonaro won Time’s Person of the Year poll. Free internet for students. And the latest on the Health Ministry hack.

Nubank IPO deemed a success

The initial public offering of Brazilian digital bank Nubank exceeded expectations and pushed the company’s valuation to over USD 52 million. Share prices closed their first day of trading on the New York stock exchange up 14.56 percent.

Why it matters. Nubank not only became the most valuable financial institution in Latin America, but also the sixth-most valuable company in the region.

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