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KPMG’s New Tech Competition

KPMG is a multinational professional services network. The Ireland branch is starting a new competition that will seek out the best tech innovator in the country. This competition will be accessible to tech entrepreneurs and start-up companies in Ireland that are either tech-enabled, tech-driven, tech-led, or plain technology.  Technology companies that apply must have operated …

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Gemini Establishes New Base in Dublin

Gemini is a cryptocurrency exchange that is currently constructing a center in Dublin to tend to the European market. This exchange is led by the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler. The company was established in 2014 by the twins and is centrally based out of the United States. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss gained prominence from …

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Is Ireland the Next Global Fintech Hub?

Ireland is well-positioned both geographically and culturally to become the next big fintech hub that connects the UK, EU, and US. The country has one of the most youthful populations in the entirety of the EU. About one-third of the population is under 25 and those under 34 make up just under half. In addition …

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US Digital Bank Current, Triples Valuation, Becomes Unicorn

There’s a new fintech unicorn in town and it’s in the United States. The American-based challenger bank Current, which has seen amazing growth trends reaching three million users, announced this morning that they had raised US $220 million in a Series D funding round that was led by new investor Andreessen Horowitz. This comes on …

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Coinbase Accounts Hacked and Customers Receive No Justice

Cybersecurity is one of the most discussed topics among the global fintech community, and for obvious reasons as it’s one of the most important attributes of a tech company. While discussing new innovations or plans, such as Britain in their moves forward in fintech after Brexit, cybersecurity is typically one of the number one issues …

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Top 5 Trends to Watch in the Mortgage Industry in 2021

The mortgage industry broke records last year as the actions by Central Banks around the globe, who were gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, brought interest rates to record low levels. The reaction to these rates saw a massive increase in loan originations not only for new home purchases but for home refinances too. Other factors …

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