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A lot has changed in the world lately, and a lot is changing in the world of FinTech as well.

A banQi pre-paid card is next to a cellphone showing the banQi app and its options to withdraw, deposit, and transfer money
A banQi pre-paid card is next to a cellphone showing the banQi app and its options to withdraw, deposit, and transfer money
banQi users can conveniently deposit, withdraw, pay CDCs and use a virtual card all from their device, as well as use a physical banQi card.
  • Where traditional branch banking is increasingly expensive and inconvenient to low-income and rural neighborhoods, we supply branchless banking and make money accessible through an easy-to-use mobile app and convenient physical retail locations.
  • Where traditional credit scores exclude people who don’t have complete financial histories and deny worthy applicants as too risky and expensive for lending, we…


A collage of assorted pictures representing Airfox’s accomplishments throughout 2020.
A collage of assorted pictures representing Airfox’s accomplishments throughout 2020.
In 2020, Airfox was acquired by Via Varejo, and banQi was recognized for its social impact potential and impressive customer ratings.


A woman smiles in front of a painted mural of many colorful faces
A woman smiles in front of a painted mural of many colorful faces
Cathy sitting in front of a colorful mural on Avenida Paulista in São Paulo


Steadfast service for banQi users guides our efforts

  • We saw an 83% increase in new banQi accounts early in the year (Q1 vs Q2)
  • In July, we charted 93% user growth month-over-month
  • We recently surpassed 1 million downloads on Google Play and an iOS version of banQi is now available for iPhone users from Apple’s App Store.
  • To cap it all, last month banQi became one of the top-rated digital accounts on ReclameAQUI (the highly regarded Brazilian consumer protection agency). …


As cashless transactions become the new normal, underbanked Brazilians need a digital banking option.

banQi provides digital banking to those usually overlooked by traditional banks.

What’s happening?


Depositing cash in banQi just got easier

A man depositing at a Loterica
A man depositing at a Loterica
Lotéricas are located across Brazil with over 13,000 locations.

What are lotéricas?


A new UI, better card security, and more updates from the Airfox team.

banQi has a sleek, new UI design

the new UI
the new UI


Fast Company World Changing Ideas 2020 logo
Fast Company World Changing Ideas 2020 logo


Airfox ramps up banQi feature development in response to COVID-19


Airfox is enabling the transfer of R$1 million to 2,000 women

Airfox and the Casas Bahia Foundation are working together to fund female entrepreneurs.
Airfox and the Casas Bahia Foundation are working together to fund female entrepreneurs.

Innovating to support communities

Airfox

Accelerate financial inclusion in emerging markets using technology built with trust and inclusion. www.airfox.com

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