Deloitte to hire 50 in Dublin blockchain lab

Team of developers and designers will create functioning prototypes for EMEA financial sector

25th May, 2016
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Harry Goddard, head of consulting, Deloitte with David Dalton, head of financial services, and Brendan Jennings, managing partner, Deloitte with Martin Shanahan of IDA Ireland, pictured at the announcement

The giant accountancy firm Deloitte, will use Dublin to create a blockchain lab employing a total of fifty designers and developers over the next 18 months.

The move is part of its FinTech initiative The Grid and is part of an emerging technology which allows firms to structure data in new and innovative ways. and can speed up transactions.

Blockchain developers look after the "nuts and bolts" of the application, or the back-end technology, while designers...

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