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#Financial Services

# financial-services - Monday 17 September, 2018

From Business ETC 'It's too easy for me to take the money and buy a yacht': Why Irish firms want ICO regulation Startups And Tech

'It's too easy for me to take the money and buy a yacht': Why Irish firms want ICO regulation

The plummeting value of cryptocurrencies isn’t the only concern for startups dipping into the sector.

# financial-services - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From Business ETC 'People were raising millions without even a product': Inside the world of startup ICOs Startups And Tech

'People were raising millions without even a product': Inside the world of startup ICOs

Advocates of ‘initial coin offerings’ say they can represent a viable alternative to venture capital.

# financial-services - Thursday 13 September, 2018

KBC says banks only have themselves to blame for losing business to digital upstarts

Well-funded fintech startups are lining up to poach customers from traditional banking firms.

# financial-services - Monday 10 September, 2018

From Business ETC Australian firm Ignition Advice is building Ireland as its post-Brexit 'springboard' to Europe Startups And Tech

Australian firm Ignition Advice is building Ireland as its post-Brexit 'springboard' to Europe

The fintech outfit’s Dublin office will support the company’s plans for going global.

# financial-services - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From Business ETC KBC says banks only have themselves to blame for losing business to digital upstarts Startups And Tech

KBC says banks only have themselves to blame for losing business to digital upstarts

Well-funded fintech startups are lining up to poach customers from traditional banking firms.

# financial-services - Monday 3 September, 2018

From Business ETC Kerry foreign-exchange giant Fexco is betting the cashless society is 'fake news' Financial Services

Kerry foreign-exchange giant Fexco is betting the cashless society is 'fake news'

The Irish company has been on the acquisition trail in the UK.

# financial-services - Sunday 2 September, 2018

One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges is dipping a toe into Ireland

Coinbase is testing Dublin as part of its aggressive global expansion.

# financial-services - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From Business ETC AIB is trialling blockchain technology to streamline anti-money laundering checks Startups And Tech

AIB is trialling blockchain technology to streamline anti-money laundering checks

The pillar bank is working with US firm R3 and several other financial institutions.

# financial-services - Thursday 30 August, 2018

One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges is dipping a toe into Ireland

Coinbase is testing Dublin as part of its aggressive global expansion.

# financial-services - Monday 27 August, 2018

From Business ETC Peer-to-peer lender Flender has just raised millions to lend to small businesses Startups And Tech

Peer-to-peer lender Flender has just raised millions to lend to small businesses

The Dublin-based firm is on a quest to hit a much larger €50 million round.

# financial-services - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From Business ETC One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges is dipping a toe into Ireland Startups And Tech

One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges is dipping a toe into Ireland

Coinbase is testing Dublin as part of its aggressive global expansion.

# financial-services - Monday 20 August, 2018

From Business ETC 'This is a critical quarter': Most smaller Irish firms still don't have a plan for Brexit Policy And Economy

'This is a critical quarter': Most smaller Irish firms still don't have a plan for Brexit

Businesses are ‘overwhelmingly negative’ about the potential fall-out – but they aren’t planning ahead.

# financial-services - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From Business ETC Kerry's Fexco has snapped up another London FX firm to strengthen its place in the City Financial Services

Kerry's Fexco has snapped up another London FX firm to strengthen its place in the City

The firm has been on the acquisition trail for several years.

# financial-services - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From Business ETC A probe into FBD's boss has 'cast an unwelcome shadow' - despite coming up clear Financial Services

A probe into FBD's boss has 'cast an unwelcome shadow' - despite coming up clear

The insurer has concluded its investigation into allegations against chief executive Fiona Muldoon.

# financial-services - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From Business ETC 'It could be a very public failure': The rollercoaster of equity crowdfunding for startups Startups And Tech

'It could be a very public failure': The rollercoaster of equity crowdfunding for startups

Irish firms that have raised money on the platforms say it pays to temper expectations.

# financial-services - Friday 10 August, 2018

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

From Business ETC KBC has been labelled 'sloppy' for hiring a worker with a prior conviction Work

KBC has been labelled 'sloppy' for hiring a worker with a prior conviction

The bank said that the case was an ‘isolated occurrence’.

# financial-services - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

From Business ETC CurrencyFair has bought a Hong Kong firm for its master plan to take on Asia Startups And Tech

CurrencyFair has bought a Hong Kong firm for its master plan to take on Asia

The Dublin money transfer company is making a big play as part of a €20m investment plan.

# financial-services - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From Business ETC 'People now know what it is': Why blockchain is less of a 'hard sell' for this Big Four firm Startups And Tech

'People now know what it is': Why blockchain is less of a 'hard sell' for this Big Four firm

Deloitte set up its European blockchain lab in Dublin two years ago.

# financial-services - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From Business ETC 'Changing the relationships between banks and customers will take a lot more than slick PR' Financial Services

'Changing the relationships between banks and customers will take a lot more than slick PR'

The Central Bank’s report into bank culture is a start – but much more needs to be done.

# financial-services - Friday 3 August, 2018

From Business ETC This low-key Dublin fintech startup has sealed €15 million in investment Startups And Tech

This low-key Dublin fintech startup has sealed €15 million in investment

Leveris is developing a platform for building and operating banking services.

# financial-services - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From Business ETC Ireland is getting its first equity crowdfunding platform for startups Startups And Tech

Ireland is getting its first equity crowdfunding platform for startups

Spark Crowdfunding will join the existing cohort of peer-to-peer lenders in the unregulated Irish market.

# financial-services - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From Business ETC Irish firms are twice as likely to get rejected for bank loans as their European rivals Financial Services

Irish firms are twice as likely to get rejected for bank loans as their European rivals

Indigenous businesses also pay double the interest on their borrowings on average.

From Business ETC FBD's profits have jumped - but an investigation into its CEO could act as 'a drag' Financial Services

FBD's profits have jumped - but an investigation into its CEO could act as 'a drag'

The insurer has ‘underperformed’ compared to the European sector since the probe was announced.

# financial-services - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

From Business ETC Ireland's oldest stockbroker is being sold to Chinese investors Financial Services

Ireland's oldest stockbroker is being sold to Chinese investors

The deal represents a major payday for Goodbody’s owners.

From Business ETC A west Cork fintech company has scored a massive investment to expand globally Startups And Tech

A west Cork fintech company has scored a massive investment to expand globally

Global Shares plans to bolster its presence in several international markets after the $25m deal.

# financial-services - Saturday 28 July, 2018

An alliance of Europe's top banks has quietly based its blockchain ambitions in Dublin

HSBC, Santander and Deutsche Bank are all part of the We.trade consortium.

# financial-services - Thursday 26 July, 2018

An alliance of Europe's top banks has quietly based its blockchain ambitions in Dublin

HSBC, Santander and Deutsche Bank are all part of the We.trade consortium.

# financial-services - Monday 23 July, 2018

From Business ETC An alliance of Europe's top banks has quietly based its blockchain ambitions in Dublin Startups And Tech

An alliance of Europe's top banks has quietly based its blockchain ambitions in Dublin

HSBC, Santander and Deutsche Bank are all part of the We.trade consortium.

# financial-services - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From Business ETC 'I worked on building sites and got covered in dead rats - I was the lackey' Insights And Opinion

'I worked on building sites and got covered in dead rats - I was the lackey'

Big Red Cloud CEO Marc O’Dwyer also talks about a common work habit he’s tried to kick.

# financial-services - Monday 16 July, 2018

From Business ETC Bank of America forced to merge its billion-dollar Dublin and London arms due to 'Brexit fallout' Financial Services

Bank of America forced to merge its billion-dollar Dublin and London arms due to 'Brexit fallout'

The investment giant has applied for permission from the High Court to combine the UK and Irish businesses.

# financial-services - Thursday 12 July, 2018

One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates

EY is hiring for its offices across the country as its fee income climbs.

From Business ETC One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates Work

One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates

EY is hiring for its offices across the country as its fee income climbs.

# financial-services - Thursday 5 July, 2018

‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’

After years fixing problem projects for funds industry giants, Kevin Deasy decided to launch his own startup.

From Business ETC Dublin-based student lender Future Finance was forced to repay €2m for breaching credit laws Startups And Tech

Dublin-based student lender Future Finance was forced to repay €2m for breaching credit laws

The fintech company was over €20m in the red last year.

# financial-services - Friday 29 June, 2018

From Business ETC ‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’ Insights And Opinion

‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’

After years fixing problem projects for funds industry giants, Kevin Deasy decided to launch his own startup.

# financial-services - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From Business ETC The CEO of the Irish Stock Exchange has stepped down months after a multimillion-euro takeover Financial Services

The CEO of the Irish Stock Exchange has stepped down months after a multimillion-euro takeover

The group was bought by Netherlands-headquartered Euronext earlier this year.

# financial-services - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone

The UK challenger bank – set up by a former AIB exec – plans to open an office here by end of the year.

# financial-services - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From Business ETC The financial watchdog will start forcing banks to disclose cheaper mortgage rates Financial Services

The financial watchdog will start forcing banks to disclose cheaper mortgage rates

New Central Bank rules aim to encourage consumers to shop around for better deals.

From Business ETC Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been handed a six-year jail term Financial Services

Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been handed a six-year jail term

The sentencing comes after one of the longest trials in the history of the State.

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