Venture Capital

Sep
20

Irish fintechs secure record $900m in investment in first half of year

Irish fintechs secured a record $900 million in M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions across 18 deals in the first half of 2021.

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Jul
23

Dublin-based fintech led by ex-Mastercard staff raises $6m

WhenThen, a Dublin-based fintech founded by former Mastercard employees, has raised $6 million (€5.09 million) in seed funding.

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May
28

eCommerce growth platform Wayflyer raises $76m in Series A

Wayflyer, the revenue-based financing and growth platform to eCommerce merchants, announces a $76m Series A fundraise led by Left Lane Capital.

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May
28

Dublin-based fintech Asset Class secures $3m investment from Angel Oak Ventures

Asset Class, a fintech company headquartered in Dublin, with offices in New York and London, announces a strategic investment from Angel Oak Ventures.

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May
19

Payslip to create more than 150 jobs after raising €8.3m from investors

Mayo-based payroll technology company, Payslip, has secured €8.3 million in investment and is to use the funding to create more than 150 jobs.

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May
01

Irish fintech Fenergo valued at over $1bn after $600m deal

Fintech company Fenergo has become the State’s third official Irish tech unicorn after being valued at over $1 billion in a new deal.

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Apr
07

Standard Chartered turbocharges digital payments proposition with investment and the merger of CurrencyFair with Assembly Payments

CurrencyFair, a global cross-border payments platform and Assembly Payments, whose platform automates complex payment workflows, today announce their merger as a result of a strategic investment by Standard Chartered, subject to regulatory approval. SC Ventures, the innovation, ventures and fintech investments unit of Standard Chartered is doubling down on its commitment to the rapidly growing payments industry, following its earlier investment in Assembly Payments in 2020. Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered said, “Digital payments is a core strategic area for Standard Chartered and our 2020 investment in Assembly Payments greatly enhanced our presence in the domestic payments business. By bringing together the complementary strengths of CurrencyFair and […]

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Mar
15

Stripe has raised a new round of funding to accelerate momentum in Europe

Stripe, which builds economic infrastructure for the internet, has raised a $600 million (€500 million) funding round at a $95B (€80B) valuation.

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