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Ain’t no party, like a fintech party.

Dynamic, creative and ambitious nerds starter-uppers take note.

Mark O’Toole writes:

Irish currency exchange startup CurrencyFair (of Sebastian Chabal fame) have just released this video offering advice to Irish start-ups and why tech companies should be positive about the Dublin scene.

It’s not all just about favourable tax breaks and early exit strategies you know.

FIGHT!

DISRUPT!

Currency Fair

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11 thoughts on “Fare Trade

  1. Harry Molloy

    Great area, great company.

    Disruption is a buzz word but if you successfully disrupt then the world’s your oyster. See air bnb and uber..

  2. NIce Anne {Dammit}

    So by disrupt, they just mean have an idea to fill a need that people have and make money out of it. Like commerce has been doing since the first coins in fifth century BC in Lydia,

    So his advice is ‘Be a Lydian’ …. and just as obscure….

    1. EarthwormJim

      it’s more about disrupting traditional channels ,eg taxis and uber ,hotels and airbnb , banks and block chain

    2. Mark

      Disrupt means something very specific. It doesn’t just mean a ‘new idea’. It means find a market that someone else is making money out of – find someone’s budget who’s willing to change their spending habits. Then get enough VC investment to sell below cost for a few years and wipe out the competition. Then jack up the price. When Chinese companies do this its called ‘price dumping’. When US-style startups do it, its called ‘disruption’ and ‘innovation’.

    3. Gulfram

      To lydianize, verbalize, sweet, sounds appropriately fluid. Niiceee. I’m going to bring that into monday’s management meeting.
      Gulfm

    4. :-Joe

      Ok Lydia I’m already with you on the whole Libya part but what in the bejayziz do I do next ?!

      Exit strategy now?… or after more rounds of funding steps?…

      :-J

    1. :-Joe

      Hmmm…. Interesting thoughts…

      Why Europe has no GONNA’-OOoogle everything and make a F’DERPbook of humans for advertising and other such (not so)fun experiments….?

      Well… for starters, there is no mention of the US military economy and it’s…. hu…_A_…ge ….spending and investment power since before WW-No.2(Episode 3 – Coming soon).

      Over to my good man brother Chomski-dawg to lay down some cold truths that shine shine through another black hole in the void of unanswered questions of the modern collective conscience…. & also make up for my laziness too. ( I can’t type, he sounds more convincing and I really need to sleep.)

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSJjlaggbK0

      Empirical evidence from historical data = scientific fact that works… Disrupt that bitch’zzzz….!!!

      :-J

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