About Pascal Stegmann, Research Intern
Pascal Stegmann, a German master student from Technical University in Munich, joined ARK Invest for six month in 2014/2015 and was part of the Next Generation Internet thematic research team.
Research by Pascal Stegmann, Research Intern
May 20, 2015 | by Pascal Stegmann, Research Intern | Digital
As of the end of 2014, almost three billion people had internet access, with 2.3 billion on mobile broadband subscriptions. By 2017, more than half of the world’s population, or 3.5 billion people, are expected to own a smartphone, swamping the one billion in fixed broadband connections projected in the 2014 Internet Society Global Internet […]March 30, 2015 | by Pascal Stegmann, Research Intern | Digital
How does Netflix’s streaming distribution work? The internet is a network of interconnected networks, each operated by a different entity. Interconnections between networks are potential bottlenecks because upgrades require agreements among the counterparties. Typically, investment in the gateways lags investment in the individual networks. As a result, traffic flowing from one network to another, crossing […]December 16, 2014 | by Pascal Stegmann, Research Intern | Digital
The IPO of Lending Club (LC) has drawn a lot of attention to Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending, also known as marketplace lending. P2P lending directly connects borrowers and lenders on a secure platform. The resulting loans are better for borrowers, better for lenders, but may leave credit card companies and their banking partners in a lurch. […]