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Peer to Peer Lender Linked Finance Tops €100 Million in Lending

Linked Finance, an Ireland based peer to peer lender serving SMEs, has topped €100 million in lending, according to a note from the company. Management states that this milestone indicates that P2P lending is a proven funding option which is being recognized by Irish SMEs…. Read More

Blockathon Ireland Hackathon Announces Competition Winners

Blockathon Ireland, a blockchain hackathon for Public Services hosted by the Government of Ireland, has announced the winners of the competition portion of the event. The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, in association with The Department of Finance, brought together nine technical teams with… Read More

Government of Ireland Hosts Blockchain Hackathon

The government of Ireland is showing their support for the emerging blockchain technology sector by hosting a hackathon called Blockathon Ireland. Hosted by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in association with The Department of Finance, the hackathon seeks to highlight real-life use-cases of Distributed… Read More

Ireland Launches Fintech Research Program. Fintech Fusion to Focus on Payments, Insurtech, Regtech, Blockchain & More

Paschal Donohoe

Ireland is getting more serious about Fintech innovation. Announced late last week, the Irish government has partnered with ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology, commencing a new research program: Fintech Fusion. The program will be headquartered at Trinity College Dublin and will initially run for four… Read More

Irish Minister For Finance & Public Expenditure Partners With SFI Research Center ADAPT to Launch New Fintech Research Program

Ireland’s Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe T.D., and the SFI Research Centre ADAPT,  announced last week the launch of a new fintech research programme, FinTech Fusion. According to the duo, FinTech Fusion will encourage breakthroughs in payment (PayTech), regulation (RegTech)… Read More

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