Layla Qassim, Head of Strategy & Shareholder Relations at Solarisbank, on Banking as a Service (BaaS)
Welcome to In Check with Fintech!
Drumroll for Layla Qassim, Solarisbank’s Head of Strategy and Shareholder Relations! Layla is a phenomenal leader and capital markets expert, developing Solarisbank’s long term strategic vision. She joined Solarisbank in 2019 after working as an independent startup consultant for three years in London. And before that, she spent over six years in New York in financial analysis and research. Going further back, Layla graduated from UCL with a BA in Ancient History & Social Anthropology. Listen in, as Layla shares insights on the move from Wall Street to Berlin, and how she’s heading the European expansion of Solarisbank!
October 27, 2021
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December 1, 2021
Robert Valerio, Co-Founder & CEO at Payla, on hiring for a startup & creating white-label BNPL solution
This week, we have Roberto Valerio, an experienced entrepreneur who founded Payla, a true white-label Buy Now. Pay Later solution provider for European financial institutions. He is a well-known name in the risk & payments space and has worked with Otto Group and Vodafone. Roberto discusses his unconventional path to becoming an entrepreneur and shares his insights on building a software startup from the first product idea into scalable, sales-oriented product companies. He discusses the evolution and future of the Buy Now. Pay Later space.
November 25, 2021
Krik Gunning, Co-Founder & CEO at Fourthline, on fighting financial crime with Know Your Customer solutions
PCN CEO Rogier sat down with Krik Gunning, Co-Founder & CEO of digital identity specialist Fourthline, to discuss how the pandemic has triggered a surge in financial crime and the ways in which we can build a safer, more accessible global financial system. Fourthline is one of Europe’s fastest-growing fintech companies working with some of the top financial enterprises in Europe. Fourthline partners with leaders such as KPN, N26, Solarisbank, and Trade republic to solve their digital identity challenges. Enjoy listening!
November 17, 2021
[German edition] Mirko Krauel, Managing Director at OTTO PEG, on Building a PSP from Scratch
[German edition] Consultant Morten sits with Mirko Krauel, Managing Director at OTTO PEG, to discuss building a PSP from scratch, the challenges that come with quick growth, and more!
Mirko Krauel, Geschäftsführer bei der neuen OTTO PEG, über den Aufbau eines PSPs, die Herausforderungen, die schnelles Wachstum mit sich bringt und vieles mehr!
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