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Aylien founder and chief executive Parsa Ghaffari

Aylien, an Irish provider of artificial intelligence-powered risk intelligence and financial analytics solutions, has raised €5 million in a Series A (...)

Banks are slowing coming round to making it easier to open an account. File photograph: Getty

The world of personal banking has seen a revolution in recent years. A whole host of fintechs have emerged to take on traditional banks, offering digi(...)

Revolut has 9 million retail and 100,000 business customers internationally and close to 1,500 employees

Fast-growing financial technology firm Revolut, which was founded in the middle of 2015, now has more than 500,000 customers in Ireland, according to (...)

Separate data from Pension Partners’ Charlie Bilello shows that over the last 70 years, readings of 47.8 or lower have usually been followed by recessions within two years. Photograph: iStock

Major US brokerages have for years resisted following in the footsteps of Robinhood, the Silicon Valley start-up which offered free stock trading in 2(...)

Revolut, founded in July 2015 by Nikolay Storonsky,  has raised $340 million in funding to date

Fast-growing fintech Revolut has hired Ulster Bank’s chief administrative officer Joe Heneghan to lead its Irish operations. Mr Heneghan, who has ove(...)

Even if credit is readily available, don’t seek it out unless it’s absolutely necessary

With third-level students starting back at college right across the State, we take a look at what students – and their parents – need to know about th(...)

Judging day for this year’s Irish Times Innovation awards. Ciaran Heavey, associate prof at UCD Quinn School of Business; Dr Lisa Higgins, head of challenge Research at Science Foundation Ireland; Gearoid Mooney, research and innovation division manager, Enterprise. Ireland; Dave Flynn, executive director of Skillnet Ireland; and Aideen Dowling of KPMG. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The 15 finalists in this year’s Irish Times Innovation Awards have been selected. Across five categories, the finalists were chosen from more than 100(...)

The interesting thing about all of these apps is that they rely on traditional credit and debit cards to work.

A whole new generation of consumers is emerging who don’t carry physical wallets or purses. All they need is their phone. When they pay for something (...)

Card transactions grew 14 per cent in Ireland last year, while ATM cash transactions were stagnant.

In Ireland the biggest payments innovation question is the same as it has been for years – cash or card? “So far the debate has been about card versu(...)

Revolut has reportedly introduced a new scheme which rewards ‘ambassadors’ up to €36 for each new customer they talk into joining the bank

The finance director of troubled lender Metro Bank has left the company to take on the role of chief finance officer (CFO) at fintech Revolut. The m(...)

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