PARTNER PROFILE: ENTERPRISE IRELAND
Enterprise Ireland is Ireland’s national trade and innovation agency, responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. Investing in Irish companies to start and scale internationally, Enterprise Ireland is the third largest VC in Europe by deal count.
Enterprise Ireland is one of the largest investors in Fintech startups in the world. In 2017, Enterprise Ireland invested in 23 fintech startups and has invested in over 80 fintech startups since 2014. Enterprise Ireland’s portfolio of 200+ financial services and fintech clients generated over €1 billion in revenue in 2017. www.irishadvantage.com/fintech
JACK FINUCANE CLARKE
J. F. Clarke is a Market Advisor for Enterprise Ireland based in the UK.
I help Irish fintech companies scale up their exports and has experience working with companies of all sizes from start-ups to market leaders.
Prior to working with Enterprise Ireland I have worked with financial advisory firm in the city and I am a Director of a media production company in Ireland.
Eoin Fitzgerald is a Senior Development Adviser – Fintech for Enterprise Ireland. Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government agency responsible for helping Irish companies scale and internationalize and invests in 200+ companies per year. Eoin works with a portfolio of Fintech clients across areas such as Blockchain, KYC, Payments, P2P Lending, Trade Finance, etc. Eoin previously worked as Fintech Lead and Product Manager in Deutsche Bank. Prior to that, he worked as Head of Underwriting for Future Finance, a large Irish Fintech start-up which raised over €100m for its online lending platform
Eoin is also co-host of the popular podcast ‘MoneyNeverSleeps’ which aims to go inside the mind of entrepreneurs and figure out what makes them do what they do. Available on iTunes and Spotify.