Deutsche-Startups: The biggest and most important startup exits of 2022

English private equity investor Pollen Street Capital acquired a majority stake in Berlin-based debt collection startup Pair Finance in October. "The purchase price is said to be just over €100 million, (...)," FinanceFWD wrote at the time about the takeover.

Startbase: These are the most clicked interviews of 2022

Stephan Stricker achieved a multi-million exit with the debt collection start-up Pair Finance. Although his fingertips are already itching again, he did not announce a new project in the interview.

Rethinking Law Magazine: High response rates due to communication matching the person type

Making consumers aware of a (purchase) decision at the right time, on the right channel, and with the right product is a proven method in digital marketing. The precise matching of consumer and product is achieved, for example, through (re- or lookalike) targeting.

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Leadersnet: NEWS, OPINION LEADERS: Liva Zepa

Pair Finance, the leading fintech for AI-based debt collection in Germany and Austria, appointed Liva Zepa as its first Director Innovation in early October. In the newly created position, the ESMT scholar will focus on product development and growth opportunities.

FinanzBusiness: Debt Collection Fintech Pair Finance appoints Liva Zepa as Innovation Director

The debt collection fintech Pair Finance has a designated Director Innovation with immediate effect. She is named Liva Zepa and comes from the Australian digital debt collection Indebted, where she was Vice President and Managing Director for the European market.

Fundscene: PAIR Finance appoints Liva Zepa as Director Innovation

Managing Director Central Europe of international digital debt collection company InDebted joins Germany's leading fintech for digital debt collection, PAIR Finance. ESMT scholarship holder is responsible for product strategy around artificial intelligence and digital consumer communications.

Payment and Banking: Liva Zepa joins Pair Finance

Fintech Pair Finance, which specializes in AI-based debt collection, appoints Liva Zepa as its first "Director Innovation." In the newly created position, Zepa will focus on product development and lead the data science and behavioral science teams, with the goal of further developing the platform's AI.

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Podcast: Pollen Street acquires majority stake in AI-based debt collection platform Pair Finance

In today's lunchtime episode, we speak with Stephan Stricker, Founder and CEO of Pair Finance, about Pollen Street's acquisition of a majority stake in the FinTech.

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Handelsblatt: Pair Finance is sold to private equity investor

Berlin-based digital debt collection specialist Pair Finance has a new majority shareholder. For around 60 million euros, the English private equity firm Pollen Street Capital is taking over the fintech company. With the new investor, Pair Finance wants to push the internationalization of its business.

Startbase: Pair Finance finds buyer

The Berlin-based debt collection start-up Pair Finance has a new owner: the British investment company Pollen Street Capital is taking over around 60 percent of the shares. First the industry magazine Insurance Monitor reported on the deal.

FinanzBusiness: Pair Finance plans faster international growth

Founder and CEO Stephan Stricker sees great growth opportunities for his debt collection fintech with the new majority shareholder Pollen Street Capital. The sale is the second major exit after the Penta-Qonto deal.

Payment & Banking: The faces of the industry - Susanne Wruck from PAIR Finance

In our series: The Faces of the FinTech Industry, we have always regularly asked a person from the payment and banking industry questions. In the meantime, over 300 scene and industry heads have answered our ten questions about themselves and their areas of responsibility.

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