Trust Payments partners with Zip for Buy Now, Pay Later

Trust Payments, the global unified payments group, has partnered with Zip, the first Buy Now, Pay Later provider to join its network of payment partners. The agreement means UK merchants using Trust Payments’ platform can offer Zip at check out and allow customers to pay over four interest-free installments. Founded in 2013 in Sydney, Zip is […]

What You Need To Know About Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

The viral internet clip known as ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ will be taken down from YouTube after selling as a Non-fungible token (NFT) for more than £500,000 this week – leading many to wonder what NFTs actually are. Here’s everything you need to know about the new phenomenon. What Is an NFT? An NFT is […]

FinTech & The Gaming Industry

FinTech has a Midas touch and since the 2020 crisis, it has redefined the Gaming Industry. We have arrived in the era of FinTech driven Gaming Industry. Let us try to look at few numbers, in one estimation, 2020 the global gaming market had an approximate net value of 167.9 Billion USD. This value is expected […]

Heckin Dogecoin? – A much wow spotlight

A gold coin reminiscent of old 8-bit video games. A shiba inu dog with a void expression on his face. Comic Sans.  A visually comedic appearance is one of many things that makes Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency central to many-a Elon Musk tweet, stand out. The coin named after the classic meme is currently experiencing a […]

Greenlight hits $2.3bn valuation on $260m funding round

Greenlight Financial Technology, the startup behind an app and debit card for kids, has hit a $2.3 billion valuation thanks to a $260 million Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz.TTV Capital, Canapi Ventures, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, BOND, Fin VC, Goodwater Capital, Wellington Management, Owl Ventures and LionTree Partners joined the round, which […]

Two-year old Ramp joins fintech Unicorn club

Ramp, a corporate credit card startup founded by the team behind Paribus, a consumer finance firm acquired by Capital One in 2016, has confirmed $115M in new funding from D1 Capital Partners and Stripe, with support from Goldman Sachs, Founders Fund, Coatue Management, Thrive Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Box Group, Neo, and Contrary Capital.The round brings […]

How we launched a 4 day working week during a global pandemic.

4 day working week at PCN

Here’s PCN’s story on launching a 4 day workweek during a global pandemic. After the initial questions, misbeliefs, and curiosities, the first question that typically comes to people’s minds when hearing about PCNs 4 Day Work Week is, why? Why would a company willingly introduce something like this, and what’s the benefit?  The idea naturally […]

Smart cities: How finance can transform urban living

Today, approximately 50% of the world’s population lives in an urban setting. This figure is set to increase to 70% in 2050. As a monument to modern living and community, it’s clear that cities infused with digital technology (smart cities) will come to be shaped by the economic infrastructure that underpins every facet of it. […]

Lloyds Bank taps Mastercard’s Open Banking Connect for credit card customers

Mastercard’s Open Banking Connect service is now enabled for credit card holders of Lloyds Banking Group brands: Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Bank itself. The new functionality means cardholders can pay their credit card bills via their mobile app and draw on funds directly from a current account of their choice. By initiating a […]