Blockchain, Payments and Irish FinTech

The past number of weeks in Europe have been very busy for FinTech. The beginning of June saw Money 20/20 in Amsterdam, closely followed by MoneyConf in Dublin. Both conferences had a strong focus on blockchain and cryptocurrency as emerging technologies.  Comparing this focus against the current FinTech Ireland map, only 3 companies are focused on blockchain and cryptocurrencies:   So if Irish indigenous FinTech isn’t busy with blockchain / crypto, where are the majority of the companies focused?  It’s clear from the map that there is a focus on…

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Money20/20 Europe: TransferMate Global Payments

Money20/20 Europe kicked-off in Amsterdam on Monday June 4th. The three day event has left people with a feeling of excitement, hunger for success and an overwhelming sense of being in the thick of something revolutionary. The discussions had at the circus themed event were thought provoking, insightful and almost incredible. The future of money is exciting, it is new and it is changing to something nobody would have ever predicted – at least not ten years ago! Some key take homes from Money20/20 Europe were; we need to build…

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TransferMate Global Receivables

We at TransferMate realise the problems businesses can encounter with billing and collecting overseas payments. This can typically be a long laborious task that may give rise to many issues. With that in mind, we have just launched a new Global Receivables product to the market – your time is now freed up while we look after your Global Receivables! This new Global Receivables solution allows clients to bill and collect overseas payments from thousands of customers in seconds, making is easier to receive cross border payments, all within the…

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Ireland’s Brexit Opportunity

Without doubt this is a challenging time for Irish businesses with exposure to the UK, with certain industries such as food, agri and tourism more exposed than others. With the many challenges surrounding Brexit, not least uncertainties in relation to our border, it is easy to forget that in dark times, there is always opportunity. Joanne Howlin, VP of Growth at TransferMate Global Payments, addressed Dublin Chamber’s Leaders Series on 15th May, focusing on the opportunities which Brexit presents for Ireland Inc, how prepared we are to leverage these opportunities,…

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TransferMate Global Payments signs Strategic Partnership with Mazars

In order to build a market presence in Australia, TransferMate Global Payments has signed a strategic partnership with multi-national accounting firm, Mazars. The partnership is key to how TransferMate will advance in the market through Mazars offering its clients use of the TransferMate platform to send and receive international payments. Andrew Porter Chief Revenue Officer for TransferMate in Australia and New Zealand, said “Partnerships with groups like Mazars and MYOB allow TransferMate to develop our market presence quickly in Australia and overseas, as we are embedding our proven transfer payments…

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