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Global Payments Group Trust Payments Set to Open New Office In Ireland

  Trust Payments, a global digital payments company, announced on Thursday it has expanded into Ireland, with the plans to open an office in Dublin city center. Founded in 1997, Trust Payments group power the online payments of some of the world’s most well-established companies,… Read More

Update: Accelerated Payments Has Originated €300 Million Worth of Invoice Financing

Accelerated Payments, an invoice financing platform, reports that it has now advanced €300 million worth of financing to SMEs across the UK, Europe, and North America since its inception. Founded in 2017 and based in Dublin, with offices in London and Toronto, Accelerated Payments has… Read More

Linked Finance Surpasses €150 Million in Peer to Peer Lending

Linked Finance, a peer-to-peer lending platform serving Ireland, has surpassed €150 million in loans to Irish SMEs, according to a note from the company. The milestone was passed as the company issued €9.6 million in loans in the first quarter of 2021, up 4% versus… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lender Linked Finance Reports Issuing €7M in Loans via Government’s Credit Guarantee Scheme

Ireland’s P2P lending platform, Linked Finance, recently welcomed the government’s extension of its €2 billion credit guarantee scheme. The Linked Finance team also confirmed that it has issued €7 million in loans through the scheme (to date). Linked Finance is proud to have provided over… Read More

Payments Processing Fintech Giant Stripe Secures $600M in Capital, Company Valued at $95B

Fintech firm Stripe, an Irish-American payment processing service, has secured $600 million (appr. €500 million) through a funding round. Stripe is now valued at around $95 billion (appr. €80 billion). Investors that took part in Stripe’s investment round include Allianz X, Axa, Baillie Gifford, Fidelity… Read More

Irish Fintech Horizon8 Launches Digital Identity Vault Solution “valid8Me”

    Horizon8, an Ireland-based fintech, announced on Tuesday the launch of its digital identity platform and mobile app, valid8me. According to Horizon8, valid8Me “transforms” the customer onboarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) document sourcing challenger for regulated companies across various industries, which includes accountancy,… Read More

U.S. Payment Solutions Provider REPAY Announces Partnership With Protego Technologies

  Repay Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: RPAY), a U.S.-based provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, recently announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Protego Technologies Limited, an Ireland-based consultancy that helps extend technology departments and developer teams with specialized talent and project management. The new partnership… Read More

Ireland based Fintech Fenergo Hires Gary Brookes as Head of Sales for Asia as Company Continues to Expand Global Operations

Dublin-based Fenergo, a Fintech company focused on supporting digital transformation initiatives, has announced the appointment of a new Asia Head of Sales who will be leading growth operations and executing on Fenergo’s innovative Cloud strategy in the APAC region. Fenergo has hired Gary Brookes to… Read More

Accelerated Payments Appoints Manager to Boost Invoice Finance

Accelerated Payments has appointed Peter Thomas as Business Development Manager to boost utilization of its invoice financing service. Thomas began his career in investment management. The company explains that he noticed that Fintechs were disrupting the lending space by supporting SMEs not catered for by… Read More

Irish All-in-One Payment Platform BlueSnap Expands Global Operations With New European Headquarters & EU Board Appointment

   BlueSnap, an Ireland-based all-in-one payment platform that helps B2B and B2C businesses around the world increase sales and reduce costs, recently announced it has opened a new office in Dublin as the fintech firm expands its global operations. Founded in 2001, BlueSnap states it… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Selects New CEO, Reports Over €3 Million in First Month as Covid-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme Lender

Linked Finance has appointed Niall O’Grady as the new CEO, according to a note from the company. O’Grady is expected to lead the business through its next stage of growth as the peer to peer lender reports €3 million in lending funded in the first… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lending Platform Linked Finance Claims it has Received Record Levels of Interest from SMEs looking for Government-backed Loans

Ireland-based Linked Finance, a peer to peer lending platform, has reportedly received record levels of interest from SMEs that are looking for government-backed loans. After recently being approved to serve as a Coronavirus Credit Guarantee Scheme (CCGS) provider,  Linked Finance claims it has received a… Read More

Regtech: Ireland’s Compliance and Regulatory Reporting Tool Provider Carne Group Acquires €100M Equity Investment

Ireland’s Carne Group, the provider of regulatory reporting and compliance tools to the asset management sector, has acquired a €100 million equity investment from Vitruvian Partners. Established in 2004, Carne has 350 professionals on its payroll who are based in 8 different locations across the… Read More

Linked Finance Becomes Ireland’s First Non-Bank Lender to be Added to Country’s COVID Credit Guarantee Scheme

Linked Finance, an Ireland-based peer to peer lender, has reportedly been added to the country’s COVID-19 credit guarantee scheme. Notably, the P2P platform is the country’s first non-bank lender to be included. Linked Finance, which is one of Ireland’s largest P2P lending platforms, is now… Read More

Ireland-based Digestive Health Tech Company FoodMarble Now Seeking €2.3 Million Through Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

  FoodMarble, an Ireland-based digestive health tech company, is now seeking to raise €2.3 million through its recently launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2016, FoodMarble has created a personal digestive tracker, AIRE. According to FoodMarble, AIRE helps its users who experience digestive… Read More

Northern Ireland has One of the Highest Concentrations of Fintech related Employment in the UK: Report

Whitecap Consulting has released a new report titled, Northern Ireland Fintech Ecosystem Report 2020. It reveals that the region has a population of almost 1.9 million with over 36,000 professionals employed in the financial services or technology sectors. There are at least 74 tech firms… Read More

UK Fintech Collection Pot Announces Expansion into Ireland

UK-based group collects platform Collection Pot announced on Monday it has expanded its services into Ireland. Founded in 2014, Collection Pot offers a personalized way to collect money for any occasion or charity. “Personalise your collection by adding an image, share the reason for your… Read More

UK Fintech Nuggets Partners LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Support Implementation of Digital Identity Solutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and UK-based Fintech firm Nuggets will be working together to support the implementation of self-sovereign digital identity (SSI) solutions. According to a release shared with CI, SSI solutions are one of several emerging technology-led innovations that are beginning to transform how businesses… Read More

Tata Consultancy Services to Acquire Prudential Financial’s Subsidiary, Pramerica Systems Ireland Ltd’s Selected Assets

India’s Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has reportedly made a strategic agreement with Prudential Financial Inc (PFI). According to the terms of the deal, TCS will be acquiring PFI’s subsidiary, Pramerica Systems Ireland Ltd.’s selected assets. The staff members at Pramerica will continue working in their… Read More

Bank of Ireland Now Offering Apple Pay to Customers

Bank of Ireland announced on Tuesday it is now offering Apple Pay to its customers.  The banking group claims that Apple Pay is a safer, more secure and private way to pay that helps customers avoid handing their payment cards to someone else, touching physical… Read More

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