Nexo Launches First Card Backed by a Crypto Credit Line With Mastercard and DiPocket
Nexo is partnering with
Nexo, the leading regulated institution for digital assets, today officially launched the Nexo Card, a first-of-its-kind crypto-backed
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The Nexo Card – the first crypto-backed card that allows users to spend without selling their digital assets. (Graphic: Business Wire)
The Nexo Card is the first card in the world that allows users to spend without having to sell their digital assets. Nexo has teamed up with DiPocket, Nexo’s card issuer for the new offering in
- Your Crypto Stays: The Nexo Card is linked to a Nexo-provided, crypto-backed credit line that starts and stays at 0% APR*. It allows cardholders to use their digital assets as collateral rather than selling them. The credit line is dynamic and can use multiple assets as collateral, including but not limited to Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Tether.
- Zero Fees: The card requires no minimum repayments, monthly, or inactivity fees. There are no FX fees for up to €20,000 per month.
- 2% Crypto Rewards: Every Nexo Card transaction is equipped with instant crypto cashback, paid out in Bitcoin or in Nexo’s native NEXO Token. This means users not only can retain ownership of their digital assets, but they also earn up to 2% back in free cryptocurrency with each purchase, which becomes automatically available in their Nexo account.
Seamless Access: Available both in virtual and physical form, the Nexo Card comes with direct Apple Pay and
Thanks to the advanced infrastructure provided by DiPocket and
Antoni Trenchev, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Nexo, commented:
“Launching the Nexo Card in
“DiPocket is delighted to have been selected as the issuer of the Nexo Card, a truly innovative solution designed to fulfill the needs of millions of investors in digital assets. Our partnership in this project with Nexo and
“Mastercard believes that digital assets are revolutionizing the financial landscape and we are leading in innovation with programs like our partnership with Nexo to deliver people new and one-of-a-kind choices in how they pay and activate their crypto holdings. We’re excited to continue to innovate in payments by making digital assets more accessible across the ecosystem.”
Earlier this year, Nexo completed a partial roll-out of the Nexo Card in select European countries, targeting a focus group that collectively generated extraordinary interest and transaction volume, proving there is high demand for this financial product. In the coming stages of the Nexo Card’s development, the company is planning to add a debit-type card functionality and expand the offering internationally, among many other upgrades.
*Nexo’s zero-cost credit is available to eligible Nexo clients who maintain a Loan-to-Value (LTV) ratio of 20% or below.
Nexo is the world’s leading regulated digital assets institution. The company’s mission is to maximize the value and utility of cryptocurrencies by offering an Exchange service with 300+ market pairs, tax-efficient Instant Crypto Credit Lines, a high-yield Earn Crypto Interest suite, and sophisticated trading and OTC capabilities while providing the top-tier custodial insurance and military-grade security of the Nexo Wallet. Nexo has processed $80+ billion for 4,000,000+ users across more than 200 jurisdictions. Visit nexo.io to learn more.
DiPocket is a leading provider of embedded payment solutions for Corporates. Licensed as an e-money institution in
Disclaimer: The information provided in this release should not be regarded as investment or financial advice. Crypto-backed loans combined with high market volatility may expose you to risk.
Nexo PR Team