AnyExcuse for a pint

The epayments firm is determined to expand further into pubs, restaurants and cafes across Europe and America after breaking into the New York bar market, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
28th April, 2019
Padraig Shanley, co-founder of AnyExcuse

Having broken into New York last summer, Irish epayments business AnyExcuse plans to more than double its workforce as it pursues more growth over the next two years.

The company, which currently has 14 staff, plans to bring total numbers to over 30 by 2021 and expects to raise a second funding round later this year, having already raised €1.5 million since setting up in 2017.

Based in Ranelagh, the company isn’t so much trying to disrupt the market...

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