PCN Pulse.

Discover the latest news from fintech startups. Varo Bank tripled its valuation and African fintech unicorn Wave emerged to innovative cryptocurrency programs, increasing interest in farmland, greater support for female fintech returners, and Monzo’s bandwagon into the Buy Now, Pay Later market. Meanwhile, US agencies and the IRS crack down on cryptocurrency.

PCN Pulse.

Discover the latest news from fintech startups. Varo Bank tripled its valuation and African fintech unicorn Wave emerged to innovative cryptocurrency programs, increasing interest in farmland, greater support for female fintech returners, and Monzo’s bandwagon into the Buy Now, Pay Later market. Meanwhile, US agencies and the IRS crack down on cryptocurrency.

PCN Pulse

Staying on the beat – August 2 – August 9 2021 From Startups to Funding Octane raises $52m in Series D Helping people finance large recreational purchases -and now with a $900m+ valuation led by Progressive Investment Company. CEO and co-founder Jason Guss projects that the company will see “over $100 million in revenue” this […]

PCN Pulse.

Staying on the beat – July 26 – August 2 2021 From Startups to Funding Prime Trust raises $64m Prime Trust, a one-stop shop for API-based financial infrastructure for fintech and digital asset innovators, has raised $64 million in a Series A funding round led by Mercato Partners. Nium closes $200m Series D Cross-border B2B […]

Buy Now, Pay Later – What’s the hype?

Fairer and more flexible credit – the underlying premise for Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), which includes financing options from small consumer purchases to significant business expenses. What opportunity do these solutions offer, and how are companies and people using BNPL services to thrive?  First, let’s consider access to financial services and what opportunities it […]