Banco BV introduces “Atalho BV” for financial transactions via cell phone keyboard

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"In the past, people went to the branches. Today, we migrated to digital access, but it is still necessary to enter the application or the bank's website. With the new keyboard solution, we can go where the client is"
Marcos Barros | Director of Digital Products and Business at Banco BV | Quote from interview in Exame

A tool that lets people carry out banking transactions from any social network

São Paulo, September 23, 2021 – BV, one of the largest private banks in Brazil, announces the release of “Atalho BV”, a ground-breaking financial tool that opens a keyboard on cell phones with an exclusive button allowing financial transactions without leaving messaging apps and social networks.

Developed in partnership with Israeli fintech PayKey, “Atalho BV” allows BV customers to make money transfers, check their balances and statements, pay credit card bills, make transactions and bill payments through PIX (the Brazilian instant payment system).

“The tool features security layers in the BV environment that help the customer use the service in any textual interaction, not just social media. We know that Brazilians spend over nine hours connected per day, and we want banking transactions to be performed in a simple and secure way,” explains Marcos Barros, Director of Digital Products and Business at Banco BV.

To activate the keyboard, the user needs to access the BV app and select the “Atalho BV” option in the “My Profile” menu to begin the activation process. The service is available for Android phones and is coming soon for the iOS operating system.

“The launch of “Atalho BV” marks a great milestone for BV customers who can enjoy a new instant way to engage with the banking services they need in the flow of their daily lives. We’re thrilled to partner with a pioneering bank like BV, whose innovation redefined the banking experience as a key embedded banking player in Brazil.” said Sheila Kagan CEO of PayKey.

Click here to learn more about the partnership in a joint interview published on Exame.

About banco BV

Banco BV is one of the country’s leading financial institutions in terms of assets and operates in the Retail, Corporate Banking & Investment Banking, Asset Management, and Private Banking sectors. The bank is one of the leaders in financing used light vehicles and, through its innovation arm BV Lab, it is one of the key partners of startups. BV is committed to the ESG pillars, contributing to social development and reducing environmental impact. The bank is carbon neutral; since January 2021, it has neutralized emissions from vehicles financed, its main line of business.

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