PCN Intern Stories: With Ali Kiraz

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Q. Hi Ali, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? A. Hi! I’m Ali Kiraz, and I was the Social Media and Content Marketing Intern for PCN Capital for the past year in parallel to my Bachelor’s in Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam. I was born in Turkey, lived some time […]

Trust Payments Expands Offices into New Bromley Location

Trust Payments, the payments technology group, celebrated opening its new offices in Bromley on Friday, adding 80 new roles. The rapidly expanding global payments company drives digitization and payment acceptance for businesses, combining online, in-store, and Point of Sale technologies to help companies adapt and grow in existing and new markets.  Daniel Holden, Group CEO, […]

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 […]

Got Revenue? Alternative Financing Tools Look To Help SaaS Founders Avoid Dilution

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While large venture funding rounds often grab the headlines, more tools continue to spring up to offer founders alternatives to what can be costly dilutive equity rounds. While venture debt, shred earning agreements (SEALs), simple agreement for future equity (SAFEs), and revenue-based financing all have proliferated in popularity to some degree or another, some companies […]

An Insider’s Guide to Nailing Your LinkedIn Profile

For more in-depth insights, discussions and expert opinions on all things Fintech, check out the latest issue of PCN Magazine. LinkedIn is, without a doubt, the most effective platform for professional branding. For recruiters, the platform enables head-hunting the very best talent. For candidates, it allows you to market your skills and interests to a professional […]

Culture Shift Report Finds Trust Is the Key Factor for a Happy Workforce in Finance

While some financial sector bosses have welcomed remote working with open arms, others have struggled to trust their employees to work autonomously with some even ramping up on surveillance to track exactly what their workforce is doing. This may, however, be problematic for organisations looking to attract and retain talent as, according to a recent […]

Jobs in fintech bounce back after brief lockdown lull

Fintechs and payments companies need to make staff recruitment a priority as talent pool shrinks Demand for tech professionals in the fintech and digital payments sector bounced back strongly after a short pause during the initial Covid-19 lockdowns. Research by recruitment consultancy Headcount found that the pandemic had fuelled digitisation across Europe, increasing the need […]

Female FinTech Founders’ Funding Behind Male Counterparts

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Female FinTech entrepreneurs are getting left out of funding even as record venture capital money is being pumped into startups. Just 3.8 percent of FinTech startups with female founders received funding January through October, according to Crunchbase, per a Bloomberg report on Wednesday (Nov. 25). Companies that did get funding received only 0.9 percent of total monies […]

Answered: 5 questions about forging a career in fintech

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Learn how to kick-start your career in fintech and what you can expect of different roles in this field. Wondering what it takes to carve out a career in fintech? It’s an industry going from strength to strength with plenty of different opportunities. You can opt to work for a specialised firm, such as Revolut […]

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 […]