Jerome Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve: “Libra raises many serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection and financial stability.” Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell warned on Wednesday that Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency, called Libra, cannot move forward unless the social media(...)

MiddleGame general partner Patrick Pinschmidt said he was impressed by the calibre of fintech companies he had come across in the Republic in recent years. Photograph: Rebecca Drobis

Washington-headquartered venture capital firm Middlegame has said it is actively weighing up investing in a number of Irish fintechs. Middlegame Vent(...)