The Brex card for startups just launched a rewards program tailored to remote work - you can earn bonus points on Zoom, Slack, and food delivery

Brex Mastercard Blue

The Points Guy

  • The Brex Corporate Card for Startups doesn't require a credit check or any personal guarantees. If it's your only corporate credit card, you can earn bonus points on categories like rideshares, restaurants, and travel booked through Brex.
  • In response to COVID-19, Brex has released a new, alternative rewards program for cardholders. Instead of bonus points on travel-related purchases, you can earn bonus points for spending on collaboration tools like Zoom and Slack, as well as on food delivery and recurring software purchases.
  • The new Brex Remote Collaboration rewards program also includes discounts with Dropbox, Zoom, Slack, and DoorDash.
  • You need to select this new program instead of the standard Brex Exclusive Rewards option by contacting Brex, and it will revert back to the standard rewards program on September 30, 2020.
  • Read Business Insider's list of the best small business credit cards.

Brex offers two flavors of business credit cards: the Brex Corporate Card for Ecommerce and the Brex Corporate Card for Startups . Both cards don't require a credit check or a personal guarantee to be approved, and both waive annual fees. Both cards also offer bonus points on a variety of purchase categories through the Brex Exclusive rewards program (if you don't use another corporate card), but now the Brex Corporate Card for Startups is available with an alternative rewards program that gets you bonus points in categories tailored to a remote workforce.

Brex Remote Collaboration rewards program details

If you have the Brex Corporate Card for Startups , you can now choose an alternative option for earning points: the Brex Remote Collaboration rewards program.Advertisement

Instead of earning bonus points on rideshares, travel booked through Brex, and restaurants, you'll earn bonus rewards in the following categories:
  • 7x points on collaboration tools including Zoom, Slack,, Gong, and
  • 3x points on food delivery through Caviar, DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, and Seamless
  • 2x points on recurring software purchases (this same earning rate is offered in the other version of the Brex rewards program)

You'll earn 1 point per dollar on all other purchases.

In a press release announcing Brex Remote Collaboration rewards, the company's cofounder and co-CEO Henrique Dubugras said the new program was designed to help customers adapt to changes brought about by the coronavirus outbreak. The new program's bonus categories like online collaboration tools and food delivery services are more relevant to cardholders staying close to home than the Brex Exclusive rewards program's bonus categories such as rideshares and travel booked through Brex.

Read more: The best credit cards for earning bonus rewards on food delivery

How to select this new option

It's important to note that if you have the Brex Corporate Card for Startups and are interested in these new rewards categories, you'll need to select the Brex Remote Collaboration rewards program. It's an alternative to the standard Brex rewards program; you won't be able to earn bonus points in both rewards programs' categories.To switch to the Brex Remote Collaboration option, email If you do select this alternative program, it will switch back to the standard Brex Exclusive Rewards on September 30, 2020.Advertisement

Other discounts and perks

In addition to different bonus categories, the new rewards program comes with the following discounts:

  • 20% off an annual Zoom subscription
  • 25% off 12 months of eligible Slack paid plans
  • 50% off an annual Dropbox subscription
  • Three months of discounts with DoorDash
  • 25% off an annual subscription
  • Up to a $100,000 credit with Amazon Web Services ($5,000 for all Brex customers, and up to $100,000 in incremental credit if your company has raised $1 million at any point)

Brex Corporate Card for Startups

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by the Personal Finance Insider team. We occasionally highlight financial products and services that can help you make smarter decisions with your money. We do not give investment advice or encourage you to adopt a certain investment strategy. If you take action based on one of our recommendations, we get a small share of the revenue from our commerce partners. This does not influence whether we feature a financial product or service. We operate independently from our advertising sales team.

Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.

Please note: While the offers mentioned above are accurate at the time of publication, they're subject to change at any time and may have changed, or may no longer be available.