Ireland FinTech

Apr
07

Fintech start-up Stripe enters the Middle East with UAE launch

Stripe, one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable private fintech companies, has chosen Dubai for its first expansion into the Middle East and North Africa.

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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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Apr
07

EML acquires Sentenial Group & enters the Open Banking market in Europe

EML has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Sentenial Group for €70 million upfront, plus an earn-out component of up to €40 million.

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Apr
05

Fast-growing Fenergo to create 100 new jobs in Dublin

Irish fintech Fenergo is to create 100 new jobs in Dublin to take total headcount across the group to nearly 1,000 people.

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Mar
27

Strike aims to raise €6.5m to go big with contactless payments

Strike has raised €625,000 and intends to seek a further €6.5 million in investment before the end of 2021.

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Mar
26

New Irish start-up approves residential bridging loans in Cork totalling over €2m in first two months of 2021

Property entrepreneurs and investors in Cork looking for bridging loans will now be able to get loan finance for residential properties in a matter of days.

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Mar
25

Wayflyer grows Australian business with new investments and partnerships

Wayflyer plans to expand its presence in Australia through new hires and investments in the country’s rapidly growing SME-sized eCommerce businesses.

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Mar
22

UK fintech founders back bridging loan startup Onate’s €100m target

UK fintech investors Will Neale and Christian Faes have emerged as backers of Ireland fintech start-up Onate.

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