The Circle Pay platform enables users to make domestic and cross-border payments easily using blockchain, the technology that underpins bitcoin

Circle, a Goldman Sachs-backed fintech firm with its headquarters in Dublin, has raised $110 million (€93.1 million) in a Series E round led by Bitmai(...)

Paddy Cosgrave: “We have grown Collision at a faster rate than we ever achieved with Web Summit.”  Photograph:  Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Twenty two Irish start-ups will exhibit at the Web Summit’s sister event Collision in Las Vegas this week. The start-ups include TenderScout, LogoStor(...)

Garrett Cassidy, MD Circle Internet Financial and Peter Oakes former Central Bank Director, making the first bitcoin  transaction in Krust, Dublin’s first Bitcoin Bakery in Aungier Street with delighted co-owners Robert Kramer and Garret Flower and manager Brant Wihlidal (middle). Photograph: Alan Betson

The country’s first bakery to accept bitcoins completed its first transaction yesterday in Dublin with a former director of the Central Bank of Ire(...)

Circle Internet Financial founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire. The company, which has its international headquarters in Dublin,has raised $17 million in Series B funding. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Bitcoin company Circle Internet Financial has closed $17 million in Series B financing, bringing the total funding it has raised to date to $26(...)