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#Financial Services

# 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.

# financial-services - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From Business ETC Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone Startups And Tech

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 - Friday 15 June, 2018

From Business ETC The Collison brothers' Stripe is bulking up its Dublin office to get closer to Europe Startups And Tech

The Collison brothers' Stripe is bulking up its Dublin office to get closer to Europe

The $9.2 billion payments company has been expanding its local engineering team.

# financial-services - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From Business ETC Payments firm Circle is applying for an Irish licence to protect itself from Brexit Startups And Tech

Payments firm Circle is applying for an Irish licence to protect itself from Brexit

The company has applied for e-money authorisation to ensure continued European operations.

# financial-services - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From Business ETC Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been found guilty Financial Services

Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been found guilty

The trial of the ex-Anglo CEO has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.

# financial-services - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'

After losing his accountancy job, Emeka Ikwukeme tried to find a job but ended up as his own boss.

One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin

DLA Piper sees opportunities to expand by helping foreign companies in their moves to the capital.

# financial-services - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From Business ETC One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin Financial Services

One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin

DLA Piper sees opportunities to expand by helping foreign companies in their moves to the capital.

# financial-services - Friday 11 May, 2018

From Business ETC 'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family' Insights And Opinion

'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'

After losing his accountancy job, Emeka Ikwukeme tried to find a job but ended up as his own boss.

# financial-services - Thursday 10 May, 2018

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin

ConsenSys has hired senior staff from the big-four giant, including its EMEA blockchain boss.

# financial-services - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

From Business ETC There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank Financial Services

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

From Business ETC Irish Life pays out €50k settlement after hiring a private detective to snoop on customers Financial Services

Irish Life pays out €50k settlement after hiring a private detective to snoop on customers

The Dublin couple had already settled a €60,000 claim against the company.

# financial-services - Monday 7 May, 2018

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think a public banking model could threaten Ireland's elite lenders? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a public banking model could threaten Ireland's elite lenders?

AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank have a triopoly on lending to small Irish firms.

# financial-services - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From Business ETC After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin Startups And Tech

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin

ConsenSys has hired senior staff from the big-four giant, including its EMEA blockchain boss.

# financial-services - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From Business ETC Following a soft launch, the UK’s latest fintech unicorn has bigger plans for Ireland this year Startups And Tech

Following a soft launch, the UK’s latest fintech unicorn has bigger plans for Ireland this year

Digital banking startup Revolut is aiming to have 250,000 Irish users by the end of 2018.

# financial-services - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From Business ETC Here's what small firms need to do to boost their chances of getting a loan approval Financial Services

Here's what small firms need to do to boost their chances of getting a loan approval

SMEs often find the process frustrating.

# financial-services - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From Business ETC Why this founder set up his fintech startup in Dundalk over London or the IFSC Startups And Tech

Why this founder set up his fintech startup in Dundalk over London or the IFSC

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Gecko Governance.