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#Financial Services

# financial-services - Saturday 20 October, 2018

The 7 steps to buying another business without getting stung
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The 7 steps to buying another business without getting stung

Oct 20th 2018, 12:00 PM 479 Views 0 Comments

Acquiring an established firm is less risky than starting your own. But it’s not hazard-free.

# financial-services - Friday 19 October, 2018

Strict finance regulations drove Dublin data analytics firm Corvil into the red last year
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Strict finance regulations drove Dublin data analytics firm Corvil into the red last year

Oct 19th 2018, 1:00 AM 344 Views 0 Comments

The company’s customers were pre-occupied with compliance and sales took a hit.

# financial-services - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Dublin's Chasing Returns wants to help investors tame their emotions - and make more money
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Dublin's Chasing Returns wants to help investors tame their emotions - and make more money

Oct 10th 2018, 6:00 PM 536 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the fintech company.

# financial-services - Monday 8 October, 2018

Citibank fined €1.3m by the Central Bank over 'prolonged and serious' lending code breaches
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Citibank fined €1.3m by the Central Bank over 'prolonged and serious' lending code breaches

Oct 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 376 Views 0 Comments

The bank failed to obtain approval for loans to individuals who were related parties.

# financial-services - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Irish-founded fintech firm First Circle has landed $26m to take on Southeast Asia
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Irish-founded fintech firm First Circle has landed $26m to take on Southeast Asia

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:35 AM 434 Views 0 Comments

The Philippines-based lender wants to eventually expand in the region.

# financial-services - Saturday 29 September, 2018

How Ireland can nurture a generation of blockchain professionals
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How Ireland can nurture a generation of blockchain professionals

Sep 29th 2018, 12:00 PM 634 Views 0 Comments

This isn’t a lofty ambition – there’s already a groundswell of momentum behind the technology.

# financial-services - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The Collison brothers' Stripe is now valued at $20bn after another funding round
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The Collison brothers' Stripe is now valued at $20bn after another funding round

Sep 27th 2018, 9:46 AM 763 Views 0 Comments

Chief executive Patrick Collison said the company has no plans to go public.

# financial-services - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Future Finance's new chief wants to take the Dublin company beyond student loans
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Future Finance's new chief wants to take the Dublin company beyond student loans

Sep 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

Olga Dolchenko was promoted this summer to steer the lender to profitability.

# financial-services - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Fintech firm Fenergo is back in the black - but it's looking for funding to tap new markets
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Fintech firm Fenergo is back in the black - but it's looking for funding to tap new markets

Sep 20th 2018, 5:35 PM 866 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin software company wants to secure more funds for its expansion plans.

# financial-services - Monday 17 September, 2018

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

Sep 17th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,092 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Saturday 15 September, 2018

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

Sep 15th 2018, 6:00 AM 648 Views 0 Comments

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

Sep 13th 2018, 3:16 PM 566 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Monday 10 September, 2018

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

Sep 10th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,232 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Sunday 9 September, 2018

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

Sep 9th 2018, 6:00 AM 2,840 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Monday 3 September, 2018

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 1:00 AM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

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

Sep 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 12,394 Views 17 Comments

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

# financial-services - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 1,100 Views 0 Comments

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

Aug 30th 2018, 5:49 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Monday 27 August, 2018

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

Aug 27th 2018, 10:02 AM 670 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Thursday 23 August, 2018

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:00 AM 3,611 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Monday 20 August, 2018

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

Aug 20th 2018, 1:00 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

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

Aug 15th 2018, 10:29 AM 450 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

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

Aug 14th 2018, 1:44 PM 695 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Sunday 12 August, 2018

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

Aug 12th 2018, 6:00 AM 842 Views 0 Comments

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
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KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

Aug 10th 2018, 6:00 PM 22,318 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 10th 2018, 5:29 PM 917 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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

Aug 8th 2018, 10:25 AM 327 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Sunday 5 August, 2018

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

Aug 5th 2018, 4:00 PM 1,331 Views 2 Comments

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

# financial-services - Saturday 4 August, 2018

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

Aug 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 346 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Friday 3 August, 2018

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

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:41 PM 2,548 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Ireland is getting its first equity crowdfunding platform for startups
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Ireland is getting its first equity crowdfunding platform for startups

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:00 AM 1,255 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

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

Aug 1st 2018, 4:44 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 1st 2018, 11:24 AM 430 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ireland's oldest stockbroker is being sold to Chinese investors
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Ireland's oldest stockbroker is being sold to Chinese investors

Jul 31st 2018, 5:16 PM 1,380 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2018, 12:00 PM 1,358 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 28th 2018, 9:45 AM 23,244 Views 44 Comments

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

Jul 26th 2018, 2:03 PM 802 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Monday 23 July, 2018

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 1:00 AM 3,658 Views 0 Comments

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

# financial-services - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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

Jul 17th 2018, 6:04 PM 1,680 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 16th 2018, 5:15 PM 1,165 Views 0 Comments

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