Charles Dowd

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Plynk founder Charles Dowd

It promised much but Irish payment services group Plynk has come to the end of the road. The app that wanted to become synonymous with money transfers(...)

Charles Dowd, Plynk founder and chief executive

Irish payments service company Plynk is to appoint a liquidator, bringing to an end the company’s troubled business. In a notice published in Saturda(...)

Plynk  co-founders Clive Foley and Charles Dowd who said the company had stopped taking on new customers and acknowledged there were financial difficulties

When fintech start-up Plynk announced its €25 million funding round in June last year, it was trumpeted as the largest Series A round raised by an Iri(...)

Charles Dowd, Plynk co-founder and chief executive.

Dublin-based financial payments start-up Plynk has confirmed it has been forced to let some staff go, has not paid all its employees, and has stopped (...)

British  theoretical physicist and author Stephen Hawking:  he said artificial intelligence could be “be the best or worst thing to ever happen to humanity” during his keynote speech at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Photograph: Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

For anyone hoping the organisers of the Web Summit might fail dismally in Lisbon and end up back in Dublin with their tails between their legs, think (...)

Plynk co-founders Charles Dowd and Clive Foley. Photograph: iStock

Money messaging app Plynk is creating 40 jobs in its Dublin headquarters as part of its European expansion. Over the next year the company plans to (...)

Plynk co-founders Clive Foley and Charles Dowd. “Most of the hires will be in Dublin and we’re looking for at least 20 programmers,” says Mr Foley

Dublin-based financial payments start-up Plynk has raised €25 million in a Series A fundraising round as it looks to roll out its money-messaging app(...)

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(...)