Hothouse hosts FinTech lunchtime talk with investor group NDRC


Above: Gary Leyden and Tony Staunton, CEO of PropertyGate engage in audience Q&A.

15 April 2014: Hothouse, the award-winning Innovation and Technology Transfer Office at Dublin Institute of Technology, hosted a lunchtime talk on financial technology last Friday, 11 April 2014. The event was held in the DIT Aungier Street campus and there was a strong attendance comprising of entrepreneurs and ‌academics with a keen interest in financial technology.


Above: Gary Leyden, Director of NDRC LaunchPad Programme presents on the NDRC FinTech Pre-accelerator programme.

Tom Flanagan, DIT Hothouse Centre Manager welcomed guests and introduced the speakers while Greg Leyden presented on the exciting new NDRC FinTech pre-accelerator programme. NDRC is an early stage investor in innovation.


Above: Bitcoin Entrepreneur & Mathematician Ronan Lynch discusses Financial Services Innovation through BitCoin

BitCoin Entrepreneur and Mathematician, Ronan Murphy discussed the rise of BitCoin and Tony Staunton spoke about his own experience with NDRC and Hothouse accelerator programmes, and the contribution both have made to the success of his company, Propertygate.

The deadline for applications to the FinTech Accelerator Programme is 2nd May, 2014. Visit for more.


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