Joseph Thompson AID:Tech chief executive and Niall Dennehy chief digital officer: founded in 2014, the firm was a finalist in The Irish Times Innovation awards in 2016

Aid:Tech, an Irish start-up using blockchain to distribute international aid in refugee camps, has raised an estimated €1 million from investors. Ent(...)

Joseph Thompson	AID:Tech	chief executive and Niall Dennehy	chief digital officer and co-founder of Aid:Tech, finalists in the fintech category of the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2016. Photograph: Conor McCabe.

In late 2015, hundreds of Syrian refugees at a camp in Lebanon unwittingly became the first to use blockchain technology as a means of receiving human(...)