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5 Dec 2017 Three million people now own or have access to a smartphone in Ireland »

Three million people now own or have access to a smartphone in Ireland

Three million people now own or have access to a smartphone and check their phone on average 57 times a day Half of Irish people think they use their mobile phone too much Over-65 age group use of video calling has increased from 25% in 2016 to 48% in 2017 Land of saints, scholars and smartphones – smartphone usage pervasive amongst Irish consumers – Deloitte Mobile Consumer Survey Survey of 18-75-year-olds reveals Irish smartphone owners’ device usage habits 90% –  equivalent to approximately 3 million people – now own or have access to a smartphone Irish people check their phone on average 57 times a...

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25 Sep 2017 Michael Cawley joins Linked Finance as Chairman »

Michael Cawley joins Linked Finance as Chairman

Linked Finance, Ireland’s leading P2P (Peer-to-Peer) lending platform, has appointed Michael Cawley, former Deputy Chief Executive of Ryanair, as its new Chairman. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and that growth shows no signs of slowing. In the first half of 2017, Linked Finance has seen lending to Irish SMEs increase by 243% on the same period last year. Commenting on his appointment Michael Cawley said: “Linked Finance is one of Ireland’s most exciting fintech companies and I am delighted to be able to support them as they embark on their next phase of...

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