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Irish fintech companies are set to benefit from an investment by Finch Capital

Finch Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm with offices in Amsterdam, London and Singapore, has confirmed plans to invest up to €20 million in(...)

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Irish peer-to-peer lending platform Linked Finance has partnered with Portugal’s Banco BNI Europa to make €50 million available for lending to Irish S(...)

Sarah Maguire: “The fintech movement will no doubt have a huge impact on the asset management industry and the way funds are administered and sold.”
Looking to the future

Brexit “London is a major centre for European fund managers. The Irish funds industry has long benefitted from strong ties with those managers. As s(...)

More than 40 per cent of global hedge fund assets are now serviced in Ireland, making it the largest fund administration centre in the world. Photograph: Getty Images
Time for Ireland to evolve

Relative to its flyweight size, Ireland punches well above its weight in the global funds industry. “Ireland has ranked consistently as the strongest (...)

Assure Hedge is a provider of foreign exchange technology to protect businesses from currency fluctuations

Assure Hedge, a provider of foreign exchange technology to protect businesses from currency fluctuations, has received a boost from the UK Financial C(...)

Judging The Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017 were, front row from left: Bebhinn Behan, KPMG; Eric Donald, Teagasc, Dr Marion Boland, Science Foundation Ireland; Michael McAleer, The Irish Times. Back from left, Dr Ciaran Heavey, UCD; Gearóid Mooney, Enterprise Ireland; and Robert Love, AbbVie. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Teenage innovators behind an equine product reaching global markets and winning acclaim from famous racehorse trainers, and a device to easily control(...)

Sonia Flynn, international VP at SoundCloud, is  one of Plynk’s strategic advisors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish financial payments start-up Plynk has raised €725,000 in seed funding from a number of sources, including Bank of Ireland’s Start-up and Emergi(...)

A recent Accenture report estimated that investment in fintech companies globally topped $19 billion (€17 billion) last year. That number, they said, (...)

The IFSC in Dublin. “Increasingly, employers want more than a deep disciplinary knowledge about a particular area. They are looking for graduates who can combine skills from different areas - such as digital and financial service skills - and operate effectively across disciplinary, social and cultural boundaries.” File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Even Charles Haughey can hardly have dreamed of how big financial services would become when he helped establish the International Financial Services (...)

Telecom Italia: ponders sale.  Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Telecom Italia may sell a controlling stake in Telecom Argentina to investment fund Fintech, as part of a new strategy aimed at raising €4 billion to (...)