The end of cash' brings opportunities for start-ups

The National Digital Research Centre is hoping to help keen Irish financial start-ups cash in on the changes digital technology is bringing to the way we use money, writes Philip Connolly.

23rd March, 2014
Gary Leyden, director of NDRC LaunchPad, says the programme has already received a number of proposals. Picture: Feargal Ward

Digital technology is changing the concept of money and as the age of cash comes to an end, tech firms are set to transform financial services. The National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) is hoping to push Irish start-ups to the front of this growing global sector by setting up Ireland's first financial start-up programme.

Established in association with Bank of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Mediolanum International Funds and State Street, NDRC FinTech will recruit ten early...

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