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Investor network Liquidnet has set up in Dublin as a post-Brexit hedge
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Investor network Liquidnet has set up in Dublin as a post-Brexit hedge

Apr 19th 2019, 1:00 AM 796 Views 0 Comments

The company will maintain its presence in London but will have staff in Dublin.

Dublin's CreditLogic has a 'burning ambition' to fix mortgage applications with data and AI
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Dublin's CreditLogic has a 'burning ambition' to fix mortgage applications with data and AI

Apr 18th 2019, 9:27 AM 640 Views 1 Comment

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

One of the co-founders of Ethereum is launching a blockchain startup hub in Dublin
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One of the co-founders of Ethereum is launching a blockchain startup hub in Dublin

Apr 18th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,469 Views 0 Comments

The AKASHA Foundation helps companies with tech development and getting investor-ready.

Dublin fintech startup Touchtech Payments has been scooped up by Stripe
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Dublin fintech startup Touchtech Payments has been scooped up by Stripe

Apr 17th 2019, 3:26 PM 1,453 Views 0 Comments

The company’s tech will help improve identity verification in online payments.

Dublin's CreditLogic has a 'burning ambition' to fix mortgage applications with data and AI
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Dublin's CreditLogic has a 'burning ambition' to fix mortgage applications with data and AI

Apr 11th 2019, 1:36 PM 325 Views 2 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

Dublin's CreditLogic has a 'burning ambition' to fix mortgage applications with data and AI
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Dublin's CreditLogic has a 'burning ambition' to fix mortgage applications with data and AI

Apr 11th 2019, 12:34 PM 1,892 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

With Brexit days away (maybe), Google officially moved online payment processing to Ireland
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With Brexit days away (maybe), Google officially moved online payment processing to Ireland

Apr 9th 2019, 1:30 PM 1,227 Views 0 Comments

The transfer will ensure that Google Pay services will continue to ‘run smoothly’.

Central Bank writes to firms over concerns on 'fitness and probity' of some senior managers
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Central Bank writes to firms over concerns on 'fitness and probity' of some senior managers

Apr 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 18,685 Views 7 Comments

The Central Bank has observed a number of cases where individuals didn’t provide “material information” on their applications.

Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands
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Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands

Mar 27th 2019, 2:52 PM 532 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

Ticketing startup Festy is working with a Korean internet giant on new blockchain services
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Ticketing startup Festy is working with a Korean internet giant on new blockchain services

Mar 23rd 2019, 11:00 AM 794 Views 0 Comments

The Cork outfit landed an investment as part of the deal that will see it collaborate on the platform.

Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands
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Meet CreditCruncher, the startup that's taking the law of late payments into its own hands

Mar 21st 2019, 11:23 AM 896 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

With Brexit (seemingly) days away, UK firm Paysafe secured e-money approval in Ireland
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With Brexit (seemingly) days away, UK firm Paysafe secured e-money approval in Ireland

Mar 19th 2019, 1:33 PM 1,715 Views 0 Comments

Another company, Optal, also received a licence to shield itself from Brexit woes.

GoFundMe's gradually growing its Dublin base as it shakes up the 'very sleepy' charity sector
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GoFundMe's gradually growing its Dublin base as it shakes up the 'very sleepy' charity sector

Mar 14th 2019, 6:00 PM 963 Views 0 Comments

The crowdfunding site’s local office is celebrating its 500,000th donor in Ireland.

Fintech startup Gecko Governance has landed a fresh investment to bulk up operations
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Fintech startup Gecko Governance has landed a fresh investment to bulk up operations

Mar 13th 2019, 5:17 PM 837 Views 0 Comments

The blockchain firm put its initial coin offering on hold but raised $1.4 million from VC backers.

UK fintech startup Soldo has secured an Irish e-money licence as a shield against Brexit
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UK fintech startup Soldo has secured an Irish e-money licence as a shield against Brexit

Mar 5th 2019, 6:00 PM 1,190 Views 0 Comments

The approval makes Soldo only the third company to get the nod from the Central Bank.

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve
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Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve

Mar 5th 2019, 6:07 AM 13,671 Views 30 Comments

A Central Bank report found that 80% of senior appointments in recent years were men.

For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword
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For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:51 AM 453 Views 0 Comments

The EU-level rules put more of an onus on companies to monitor customer activity.

For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword
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For crypto startups seeking 'legitimacy', new anti-money laundering laws are a double-edged sword

Feb 17th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,141 Views 0 Comments

The EU-level rules put more of an onus on companies to monitor customer activity.

In the face of Brexit, Donegal fintech startup Cerebreon remains bullish on the UK
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In the face of Brexit, Donegal fintech startup Cerebreon remains bullish on the UK

Jan 31st 2019, 3:06 PM 2,425 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Ardara-based company.

For Colm Lyon's Fire, the UK remains a key market - but young fintech firms might not be so lucky
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For Colm Lyon's Fire, the UK remains a key market - but young fintech firms might not be so lucky

Jan 29th 2019, 5:32 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

The firm has invested heavily in shoring up resources for a post-Brexit landscape.

AIB's mooted bid for Payzone could give the bank fintech cred - without the risks
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AIB's mooted bid for Payzone could give the bank fintech cred - without the risks

Jan 28th 2019, 6:00 PM 1,367 Views 0 Comments

The bank is reportedly in acquisition talks with the payments firm.

Irish firm Symphony is trying to claw back €3.6m it lost in a claimed bitcoin fraud
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Irish firm Symphony is trying to claw back €3.6m it lost in a claimed bitcoin fraud

Jan 21st 2019, 1:00 AM 1,862 Views 0 Comments

But the company has withdrawn its original lawsuit in order to re-think its legal strategy.

Galway's CorribPoint is helping credit unions avoid money-laundering scandals
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Galway's CorribPoint is helping credit unions avoid money-laundering scandals

Jan 17th 2019, 12:34 PM 1,586 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers
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Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers

Jan 13th 2019, 4:00 PM 16,068 Views 12 Comments

Industry players say the end of passporting could see Ireland’s save-as-you-earn market ‘wiped out’.

Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers
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Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers

Jan 10th 2019, 4:06 PM 507 Views 0 Comments

Industry players say the end of passporting could see Ireland’s save-as-you-earn market ‘wiped out’.

Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers
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Big retailers like Halfords and B&Q fear Brexit will end share schemes for their Irish workers

Jan 7th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,572 Views 0 Comments

Industry players say the end of passporting could see Ireland’s save-as-you-earn market ‘wiped out’.

The IDA is eyeing up new markets as America's 'long positive cycle' comes to an end
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The IDA is eyeing up new markets as America's 'long positive cycle' comes to an end

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:01 PM 717 Views 0 Comments

The agency’s new figures show that foreign direct investment added over 22,000 jobs last year.

Fenergo has doubled its Dublin workforce as it marches toward a long-awaited IPO
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Fenergo has doubled its Dublin workforce as it marches toward a long-awaited IPO

Dec 17th 2018, 3:45 PM 1,556 Views 0 Comments

The fintech firm is eyeing up a flotation by 2021 but is focused on new market opportunities for now.

Losses have narrowed at fintech firm TransferMate as it goes all in on its US expansion
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Losses have narrowed at fintech firm TransferMate as it goes all in on its US expansion

Dec 15th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,058 Views 0 Comments

The Kilkenny company received two big funding rounds in the last 18 months.

Navan fintech firm Prepaid Financial Services sets a date for its IPO
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Navan fintech firm Prepaid Financial Services sets a date for its IPO

Dec 12th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,103 Views 0 Comments

It recently secured a new UK government contract as it seeks to further boost revenues.

Fintech startup Swoop seals €1m for its 'virtual CFO' concept and eyes up moves abroad
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Fintech startup Swoop seals €1m for its 'virtual CFO' concept and eyes up moves abroad

Dec 10th 2018, 6:01 PM 2,064 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin-based company has also bagged €400,000 for winning a UK ‘open banking’ competition.

Maynooth's AQMetrics has landed €3m to help financial firms keep up with regulations
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Maynooth's AQMetrics has landed €3m to help financial firms keep up with regulations

Dec 5th 2018, 3:24 PM 594 Views 0 Comments

The Maynooth ‘regtech’ startup has set up a presence in both London and New York.

After years of losses, a profitable CurrencyFair is ready to take on Asia
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After years of losses, a profitable CurrencyFair is ready to take on Asia

Nov 27th 2018, 1:00 AM 740 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin company recently acquired a Hong Kong outfit as a gateway into the market.

Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested
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Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested

Nov 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 34,292 Views 52 Comments

The budding industry is crying out for talent.

Coinbase brushes off bitcoin's battering after declaring Dublin its Brexit lifeline
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Coinbase brushes off bitcoin's battering after declaring Dublin its Brexit lifeline

Nov 23rd 2018, 1:00 AM 793 Views 0 Comments

The company’s UK boss said the Irish capital will provide a hedge for its EU business.

Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested
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Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:07 PM 1,540 Views 0 Comments

The budding industry is crying out for talent.

The founders of Voxpro have pumped some cash into Dublin fintech startup Trezeo
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The founders of Voxpro have pumped some cash into Dublin fintech startup Trezeo

Nov 17th 2018, 1:00 AM 952 Views 0 Comments

Dan and Linda Kiely are among the investors in the ‘income smoothing’ service.

Bankless migrants struggle to send cash home. Galway's Pip It wants to change that
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Bankless migrants struggle to send cash home. Galway's Pip It wants to change that

Nov 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 763 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested
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Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested

Nov 15th 2018, 2:50 PM 2,142 Views 0 Comments

The budding industry is crying out for talent.

Another exec at AIB is heading for the exit – this time its CEO Bernard Byrne
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Another exec at AIB is heading for the exit – this time its CEO Bernard Byrne

Oct 26th 2018, 8:01 AM 838 Views 0 Comments

The bank has lost two finance chiefs in recent months and has moved to reintroduce bonuses to retain staff.