Global bank partners with Microsoft and expands operations

Zenus, a pioneer infrastructure bank enables end-users of enterprise partners access to US banking services and highly competitive global payment rails.

To deliver this, Zenus has partnered with Microsoft, utilizing all available services & resources to support ambitious growth plans

The Department of Economic Development and Commerce supports this initiative, which aims to create a significant number of local jobs in Puerto Rico, the headquarters for Zenus Bank

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Zenus Bank is working with Microsoft to expand its innovative digital bank into a pioneer infrastructure bank, set to transform international banking.

Zenus offers clients the ability to open a US bank account online, from over 180 countries, in under 10 minutes, without the need to be a US citizen OR resident.

“Launching a global bank is no small feat, and Microsoft have been invaluable partners in getting us to this point. Now, as we look to grow, we’re excited to be expanding our local team to drive operations.” commented Jose A. Diaz, CEO of Zenus Bank.

A digital bank exporting cloud-based services to the world

Zenus Bank’s approach is to uniquely combine an international banking license, only available in Puerto Rico, with the latest technology to create a truly global bank powered by global talent.

“To execute our vision, we knew we had to align with the top service providers to deliver our infrastructure and products.  Microsoft have enabled the bank to get to market quickly with their fast-track program and banking accelerators. It’s invaluable to us being able to work with subject experts in areas of security, cloud services, AI and machine learning“ explained Pedro Martinez, Chief Information Officer for Zenus.

While rapid expansion is underway with teams growing across LatAm, Europe and the US, Zenus is determined to create additional opportunities for nationals in Puerto Rico. Microsoft’s local support and training has been critical in achieving this.

“We are excited to support operations of an expanding startup that is exporting services worldwide powered by Microsoft technology. Banking and Financial services are highly regulated industries and Microsoft’s cloud, Azure, allows digital banks like Zenus Bank to securely develop and scale their operations to grow without compromise” explained Herbert Lewy, General Manager for Microsoft Caribbean.

This partnership has also gained applause and the backing of local development agencies.

“It’s fantastic to see a multi-national corporate working with Zenus, a relatively small business, and creating opportunities for skilled professionals here in San Juan. This is exactly the type of partnership The Department of Economic Development and Commerce are looking for and we’re proud to be supporting this initiative” explained Manuel Cidre, The Department of Economic Development and Commerce.

Zenus has over 30 roles currently open for IT, product, marketing, banking & commercial operations. For full details visit

The team at Zenus Bank continue to work with Microsoft to transform operations and evolve the international banking proposition. With the world opening up again, it’s a great time for Zenus Bank to launch a global, accessible banking solution.



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