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# financial-services - Thursday 24 August, 2017

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation
# Aztec Exchange
# Aztec Exchange

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation

Aug 24th 2017, 1:53 PM 836 Views 0 Comments

Aztec Exchange raised $3.5 million in funding and planned to create 100 jobs in Dublin.

How iPads sparked a week from hell for the company behind Ireland's biggest moneylender
# Provident Financial
# Provident Financial

How iPads sparked a week from hell for the company behind Ireland's biggest moneylender

Aug 24th 2017, 1:50 PM 1,962 Views 0 Comments

Provident Financial is being investigated by the UK’s financial watchdog.

# financial-services - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

How iPads sparked a week from hell for the company behind Ireland's biggest moneylender
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

How iPads sparked a week from hell for the company behind Ireland's biggest moneylender

Aug 23rd 2017, 5:13 PM 3,709 Views 0 Comments

Provident Financial is being investigated by the UK’s financial watchdog.

# financial-services - Friday 18 August, 2017

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation

Aug 18th 2017, 6:26 PM 1,657 Views 0 Comments

Aztec Exchange raised $3.5 million in funding and planned to create 100 jobs in Dublin.

Limerick's billionaire Collison brothers have made Fortune's famed 40 under 40 list
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

Limerick's billionaire Collison brothers have made Fortune's famed 40 under 40 list

Aug 18th 2017, 11:13 AM 1,211 Views 0 Comments

The pair joined Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for the latest instalment.

# financial-services - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Fewer in-store mobile phone top-ups have hurt Payzone's sales
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Fewer in-store mobile phone top-ups have hurt Payzone's sales

Aug 15th 2017, 10:44 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

But the payments processor reported an operating profit of just under €5.8 million last year.

# financial-services - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'
# Initiative Ireland
# Initiative Ireland

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'

Aug 10th 2017, 2:28 PM 324 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Initiative Ireland.

# financial-services - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'

Aug 6th 2017, 4:00 PM 900 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Initiative Ireland.

# financial-services - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff
# Holy Moley!
# Holy Moley!

Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff

Aug 2nd 2017, 8:18 PM 30,883 Views 79 Comments

The financial firm will occupy two and a half floors of the new Molesworth Street office block.

Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Barclays is moving into this new Dublin office - with room for 300 more staff

Aug 2nd 2017, 11:56 AM 3,135 Views 0 Comments

The financial firm will occupy two and a half floors of the new Molesworth Street office block.

# financial-services - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Irish fintech firm Global Shares' hiring spree will be a boon for west Cork
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Irish fintech firm Global Shares' hiring spree will be a boon for west Cork

Aug 1st 2017, 10:03 AM 641 Views 0 Comments

Most of the 80 jobs on offer will be based in Clonakilty.

# financial-services - Sunday 23 July, 2017

ATM fees on An Post's new current account are twice as high as the banks'
# Services
From Business ETC
# Services

ATM fees on An Post's new current account are twice as high as the banks'

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:00 PM 4,967 Views 0 Comments

The semi-state says the ‘smart account’ has already been introduced at 200 post offices.

# financial-services - Friday 21 July, 2017

Bank of America has picked Dublin as its main EU base post-Brexit
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

Bank of America has picked Dublin as its main EU base post-Brexit

Jul 21st 2017, 8:10 PM 18,988 Views 65 Comments

The multinational banking giant said it would move some people to the Irish capital.

Bank of America has picked Dublin as its main EU base post-Brexit
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Bank of America has picked Dublin as its main EU base post-Brexit

Jul 21st 2017, 4:01 PM 748 Views 0 Comments

The multinational banking giant said it would move some people to the Irish capital.

# financial-services - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Morgan Stanley's move suggests Dublin will be a Brexit hub - for 'middle office' jobs
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Morgan Stanley's move suggests Dublin will be a Brexit hub - for 'middle office' jobs

Jul 20th 2017, 1:15 PM 1,361 Views 0 Comments

Analysts believe companies setting up EU headquarters will look to Frankfurt and Paris.

# financial-services - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Insurers claim to have uncovered a 'sophisticated' fraud ring behind a string of staged crashes
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Insurers claim to have uncovered a 'sophisticated' fraud ring behind a string of staged crashes

Jul 11th 2017, 2:09 PM 896 Views 0 Comments

The investigation was revealed in a court case involving a €60,000 personal injury petition.

Insurance broker 123.ie shed 60 staff last year on the way to a €9m profit
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

Insurance broker 123.ie shed 60 staff last year on the way to a €9m profit

Jul 11th 2017, 12:21 PM 849 Views 0 Comments

The firm is planning to pay out a major dividend to its parent company, RSA.

# financial-services - Friday 7 July, 2017

They're coming: JP Morgan boss formally confirms plans to expand in Ireland
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

They're coming: JP Morgan boss formally confirms plans to expand in Ireland

Jul 7th 2017, 10:18 AM 2,231 Views 0 Comments

The investment and banking giant is buying a Dublin office that will hold up to 1,000 workers.

# financial-services - Thursday 6 July, 2017

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender
# The Galway Roast
# The Galway Roast

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender

Jul 6th 2017, 2:36 PM 518 Views 0 Comments

The Galway Roast will use the €25,000 it raised to help bankroll its fifth café.

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender

Jul 6th 2017, 2:15 PM 688 Views 0 Comments

The Galway Roast will use the €25,000 it raised to help bankroll its fifth café.

# financial-services - Monday 3 July, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland sell more of its bank shares this year?
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Poll: Should Ireland sell more of its bank shares this year?

Jul 3rd 2017, 5:22 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

MEP Brian Hayes says the government would generate €1 billion if it sold its stake in Bank of Ireland.

These sectors have seen the most businesses fail since the start of the year
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

These sectors have seen the most businesses fail since the start of the year

Jul 3rd 2017, 2:47 PM 1,059 Views 0 Comments

The total number of insolvent firms decreased in the first six months of 2017.

# financial-services - Friday 23 June, 2017

After today's share sale, how close is AIB to repaying taxpayers for its bailout?
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

After today's share sale, how close is AIB to repaying taxpayers for its bailout?

Jun 23rd 2017, 2:21 PM 2,824 Views 0 Comments

The bank took its first step towards a full return to private ownership today.

The state has raised €3.4 billion with its AIB float
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

The state has raised €3.4 billion with its AIB float

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:47 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

The bailout-out lender is worth 50% more than Bank of Ireland after the sale.

Paddy Cosgrave: 'Maybe one day we can make this a 20,000-person event in Dublin'
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Paddy Cosgrave: 'Maybe one day we can make this a 20,000-person event in Dublin'

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:00 AM 516 Views 0 Comments

The Web Summit head says next year’s Moneyconf will be focused on retail.

# financial-services - Thursday 22 June, 2017

The curious case of Paddy Cosgrave's missing chickens and the fight against corruption
# Internet
From Business ETC
# Internet

The curious case of Paddy Cosgrave's missing chickens and the fight against corruption

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:08 PM 1,240 Views 0 Comments

The Web Summit boss had a lot to get off his chest at a press conference today.

# financial-services - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

KBC is making a play for the 'micro' business lending market
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

KBC is making a play for the 'micro' business lending market

Jun 21st 2017, 11:01 AM 448 Views 0 Comments

The Belgian group said it will offer ‘an appealing proposition’ for small Irish firms later this year.

# financial-services - Sunday 18 June, 2017

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff
# Missing The Target
# Missing The Target

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff

Jun 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,175 Views 19 Comments

The financial regulator is likely to fall well short on its recruitment targets.

# financial-services - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Patrick Collison: 'There's too much focus on the founders of big tech companies'
# Stripe
# Stripe

Patrick Collison: 'There's too much focus on the founders of big tech companies'

Jun 15th 2017, 2:17 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

Stripe’s chief said it’s ‘unfortunate’ that the inner workings of successful firms are often ignored.

'I put my life savings on the table to start my company. It didn't seem like a risk'
# Positive Equity
# Positive Equity

'I put my life savings on the table to start my company. It didn't seem like a risk'

Jun 15th 2017, 2:15 PM 1,225 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin trading company Positive Equity.

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff
# Hiring Process
# Hiring Process

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff

Jun 15th 2017, 2:08 PM 661 Views 0 Comments

The financial regulator is likely to fall well short on its recruitment targets.

# financial-services - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'I put my life savings on the table to start my company. It didn't seem like a risk'
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

'I put my life savings on the table to start my company. It didn't seem like a risk'

Jun 14th 2017, 6:00 PM 2,594 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin trading company Positive Equity.

# financial-services - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff

Jun 13th 2017, 4:37 PM 2,992 Views 0 Comments

The financial regulator is likely to fall well short on its recruitment targets.

These are all the key points you need to know about the AIB share sale
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

These are all the key points you need to know about the AIB share sale

Jun 13th 2017, 11:06 AM 609 Views 0 Comments

The government is almost ready to offload 25% of the bailed-out bank.

# financial-services - Friday 9 June, 2017

Patrick Collison: 'There's too much focus on the founders of big tech companies'
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Patrick Collison: 'There's too much focus on the founders of big tech companies'

Jun 9th 2017, 12:57 PM 679 Views 0 Comments

Stripe’s chief said it’s ‘unfortunate’ that the inner workings of successful firms are often ignored.

A hung UK parliament has sent the pound into a dive
# Economics
From Business ETC
# Economics

A hung UK parliament has sent the pound into a dive

Jun 9th 2017, 9:30 AM 271 Views 0 Comments

Analysts say the UK is “stepping further into the unknown”.

# financial-services - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe
# Cashed Up
# Cashed Up

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe

Jun 8th 2017, 3:36 PM 347 Views 0 Comments

It is one of the largest-ever sums put into a young firm here.

# financial-services - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe

Jun 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 1,789 Views 0 Comments

It is one of the largest-ever sums put into a young firm here.

# financial-services - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

AIB's boss says the bank is 'within touching distance' of repaying all its bailout money
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

AIB's boss says the bank is 'within touching distance' of repaying all its bailout money

May 31st 2017, 11:10 AM 386 Views 1 Comment

The government has pulled the trigger on the bank’s €3 billion re-float.

Financial services firm Grant Thornton is creating 250 new roles in Dublin
# Cvs Out
# Cvs Out

Financial services firm Grant Thornton is creating 250 new roles in Dublin

May 31st 2017, 7:32 AM 11,795 Views 14 Comments

The positions will be in the area of tax, audit and financial advisory.