Jeremy Allaire

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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(...)

Circle was established by Jeremy Allaire, who previously founded online video platform Brightcove, which went public in 2012.

Circle Internet Finance, a Goldman Sachs-backed startup focused on mobile payments and cryptocurrencies, said it has reached profitability and hired (...)

Circle claims that sending funds via its platform is as easy as sharing a photo, text message or email

Dublin-based Circle, a former Bitcoin start-up that has shifted its focus towards social payments, is to double its workforce in Ireland in an all-out(...)

Kabbage, headquartered in Atlanta, has pioneered a financial services data and technology platform to provide funding to small businesses in minutes

Ireland’s fintech community is set to expand as social payments firm Circle announced plans to double its Irish workforce, while US firm Kabbage said (...)

The Circle app allows users to send written messages, emojis and animated Gif videos to send along with money transfers

Dublin-based Circle, a former Bitcoin start-up that has shifted its focus towards social payments, is expecting to significantly increase staff number(...)

Jon Matonis: [Running the foundation is like] “going downhill in a go-cart trying to keep the wheels on.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The Bitcoin Foundation’s executive director, Jon Matonis, travels the world to promote the virtual currency as a replacement for traditional money.(...)

Speakes at the digital money conference will address issues surrounding decentralised currencies, including opportunities and risks for financial institutions, corporations and citizens

Digital money, the future of finance and the opportunities and risks for decentralised currencies will be the topics of a two-day Bitcoin conference i(...)

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(...)

Jeremy Allaire: “I have long-term savings in bitcoin, though not a huge amount of my assets. It is important that I have long term belief in the currency. I give my sons their allowance in bitcoin and I’ve bought everything from socks to food to electronics with it.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It has been a difficult seven days for bitcoin. Last Friday the world’s largest bitcoin exchange Mt Gox halted withdrawals of the digital currency (...)

What does the future hold in terms of technology? Well for a start every baby born will have an IP address as well as a name. We will have chips in ou(...)