Pat Phelan: “Internet commerce is a really unfair business on the merchant because no one else takes any risk. So it’s all down to one guy and what happens is he’s told to go ahead and later he’s told, sorry that was fraud.”

Most of us have been a victim of credit card fraud at this stage. And most of us have not suffered any great loss as a result, with the card compan(...)

Pat Phelan originally trained as a butcher and then as a chef in his home city of Cork.He went on to build a number of successful global businesses in(...)

Pat Phelan, co-founder of Cork-based fraud protection firm Trustev. The company has been named as one of the “hottest global start-ups of 2013” by ‘Forbes’ magazine.

Cork-based fraud protection firm Trustev has been named as one of the “hottest global start-ups of 2013” by Forbes magazine.The Irish start-up, founde(...)

Left to right: Karl Aherne, director of Wayra Ireland, Liam Casey, founder CEO of PCH International and Richard Whelan, CEO of Popdeem Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

It’s crunch day for 11 young companies that form the first Irish graduating group from Wayra, Telefónica’s start-up accelerator.A stage has been set u(...)

From left: Chris Kennedy, Pat Phelan and DC Cahalane of Trustev. photograph: wayra dublin

An Irish tech company, co-founded by serial entrepreneur Pat Phelan, was this week selected as one of 30 global finalists at Techcrunch Disrupt(...)