PCN Intern Stories: With Viliana Peleva

Last month, our Design & Analytics intern, Viliana, wrapped up her last day at PCN/Digital Source. Giving us a glimpse into her past 11 months at PCN, we sat down with Viliana to hear all about her experience working with the team, her most memorable projects and a few internship highlights. Dive into the interview […]

Fintech In the UK – Fundraising Q1, 2021

Another quarter of successful funding rounds around the world of fintech has finished! Here are some highlights of UK funding in Q1 of 2021: Among the largest rounds are: SumUp – £532MLendInvest – £500MCheckout.com – £319M Series CStarling Bank – £272M Series DRapyd – £213M Series DPPRO – £127MZego – £106M Series CSalary Finance – […]

How do Crypto Wallets work?

Bitcoin is one of the most profitable cryptocurrencies, with a market cap of over $1 trillion. This cryptocurrency not only achieved unbelievable thresholds by surpassing $60,000, but it also boosted the popularity of other altcoins on the crypto market. Today, the perspective of most institutional investors, as well as governments and organizations regarding cryptocurrencies, is […]

8 German SaaS companies to watch out for

Software-as-a-service – or SaaS – startups are among the fastest growing worldwide. Through cost-efficient and productive solutions, these companies are not only revolutionizing the way we work, but they are impacting every aspect of every industry. Much like for Fintechs, Germany offers a centrally located hotspot for these startups, with a culture of dynamic and […]

Key Roles in a SaaS company

SaaS is booming. There’s no way around it. Whether it is the continuously strong Salesforce or companies like Zoom, that have been experiencing a boost in the ongoing pandemic, subscription-based Software-as-a-service business models are only growing. With the support of our top in-house SaaS-recruiters, we have compiled 6 key roles every SaaS company should have: […]

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PCN has opened a new office in Berlin!

Berlin. Europe’s favourite tech hub for exciting new businesses and flourishing ones too. Now the home of the latest PCN office.  Germany’s Fintech industry has seen an investment of over $2.2 billion over the last five years – with the average investment deal increasing from $3 million to $24 million. The increasing maturity led to […]

Top 10 Asian FinTech Startups You Need to Follow

Asia is a major player in the FinTech startup industry. For example, Digital Information World reports that China’s FinTech have attracted $42 billion in investments with 166 startups.  What makes it more impressive is also the fact that China is home to the most valuable FinTech startup in the world: Ant Group. East Asia isn’t the sole […]

8 Berlin Fintechs to look out for in 2021

Berlin’s young, enthusiastic and creative energy and business mindset is nearly unmatched in mainland Europe. Comparisons to the US’ Silicon Valley are becoming increasingly justified: In fact, with more than 2.500 active startups, Berlin is attracting more young minds than any other city in the EU. Berlin’s distinct lack of major banking presences like in […]

Role of FinTech in the post-COVID-19 world

The growth of the global FinTech market has been significant. According to the Business Research Group, the market was valued at about $127.66bn in 2018 and expected to reach $309.98bn at an annual growth rate of 24.8 percent through 2022. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption and cast doubt on many predictions […]