Fintech CoderDojo – Open day & Launch of www.bepaysmart.org

The theme of the dojo is Fintech and Digital as we develop projects relating to payments and fintech. The project will need participants with different skills including coding, project management, and digital communication (graphics, video & social media). For example, it takes one set of skills to set up a website or app, and then … Continue reading “Fintech CoderDojo – Open day & Launch of www.bepaysmart.org”

Ireland can become the EU Gateway for Payment firms – National ePayments Conference

Over 120 people attended the second National ePayments conference at CityNorth hotel on Friday, September 2nd, to hear about the future of the Payments sector, globally and in Ireland. The keynote speaker, Chris Skinner, described as “as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News” gave … Continue reading “Ireland can become the EU Gateway for Payment firms – National ePayments Conference”

M1 Digital Payments Cluster to be investigated as part of new NorthEast/NorthWest Action Plan for Jobs

An M1 ‘Digital Payments Cluster’ is a key part of the recently published NorthEast Action Plan for Jobs which proposes the creation of a ‘digital payments hub’ in Drogheda, and along the M1 economic corridor with the potential to create hundreds of sustainable new jobs. The Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash TD  launched … Continue reading “M1 Digital Payments Cluster to be investigated as part of new NorthEast/NorthWest Action Plan for Jobs”

E-Payments Conference: Scaling and Collaboration

On 9th October 2015, The E-Payments Conference “Payments – The Opportunity for Collaboration and Scaling” took place at City North Hotel where guest speaker David Birch, from London-based Consult Hyperion, which specialises in secure electronic transfers, spoke on the future of the e-payments sector. 9.30am: Welcome Address: Ged Nash, TD, Minister of State, Department of Jobs, … Continue reading “E-Payments Conference: Scaling and Collaboration”