Financial Services Ireland

Podcast: Funding for Fintechs and the Irish Ecosystem

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Last year €77bn of private investment fuelled European Fintech growth and global Fintech investment is up 41% since 2018, creating new opportunities for high potential Fintechs to accelerate their innovation of Financial Services. Ireland has a growing startup and scaleup ecosystem and as the only native English-speaking country in the EU, a strong multinational presence, early-stage government startup funding, and a highly educated workforce, Ireland is establishing itself as a startup and scale-up destination, boasting 7 Unicorns and Europe’s most active VC in Enterprise Ireland.

Listen to this episode of EY FinTech Beyond Borders podcast to hear Devarshi Ray, Partner, Strategy & Transactions and Damien McDonough, Manager, Business Consulting interview three fantastic guests who each share their perspective on Ireland’s ecosystem and the funding landscape for Fintechs, as well as looking at the future of Fintech.

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Podcast guests:

  • Amy Neale – Partner at Delta Partners VC
  • Menno Axt – Head of Platform at Dogpatch Labs & NDRC
  • Fidelma McGuirk – Founder & CEO at Payslip

Meet the Podcast Hosts

Devarshi Ray

Partner, Strategy and Transactions

Damien McDonough

Manager, Business Consulting



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