SaaS and how Open Banking can nurture this booming vertical

For more in-depth insights, discussions and expert opinions on all things Fintech, check out the latest issue of PCN Magazine. Open Banking is all about the customer being in control of their data and funds.  It gives them the freedom and flexibility to decide when and with whom to share their valuable information.  However, as with […]

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 […]

How SaaS Drives Transformation in Financial Services in 2021

The revolutionary SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) concept can transform various industry sectors, and the finance sector is no exception! As a cloud-based technology, SaaS can benefit fintech companies and banks alike especially in meeting regulatory demands and providing security to their customers. Let’s understand the SaaS model before digging deep into its impact on the fintech sector […]

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: […]

French payroll and HR platform PayFit raises €90 million

Digital payroll and human resource management firm PayFit has raised a €90 million series D funding.The investment round in the French fintech follows 40% growth in 2020 and has been led by Eurazeo Growth, Large Venture and BPI France with participation and support from existing investors including Accel, Frst and French billionaire Xavier Niel. Aimed […]

Vendr Announces $60 Million Series A to Fuel the Future of SaaS Buying

The new round of financing, led by Tiger Global, will enable Vendr to boost product development and expand globally. Vendr, the SaaS buying platform, today announces a $60 million Series A led by Tiger Global Management, with participation from existing investors Craft Ventures, Y Combinator, Sound Ventures, Garage Capital, and F-Prime Capital. Launched in 2019, […]

Fintech behemoths Backbase and Zafin form new partnership

Canadian SaaS banking software service provider will collaborate with Backbase to integrate Zafin’s solutions onto its platform. Canada’s leading relationship-based product and pricing capability solutions service provider, Zafin, has announced a strategic partnership with the Dutch banking engagement platform, Backbase. According to reports, Zafin, which is one of North America’s leading fintech companies, will join forces with […]

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


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 […]