We've got all the advantages of geography - now nation must kick off the drive into the premier league of Fintech
Published 04/06/2015 | 02:30
Recent weeks have seen the business pages of this paper and others peppered with encouraging signs on the financial services front.
Realex acquired by Global Payments for €115m, Currency Fair raising €10m on the markets to fund their further expansion, Sentenial launching their Nuapay service as a bank alternative for business customers, while last week Marsh McLennan added 100 high-skilled jobs to their workforce with the creation of a Fintech Innovation Centre.
In isolation they are a series of Irish and IDA-supported companies cutting a swathe on the fast moving Fintech scene, and this is to be welcomed.