Fintech

Fintech

As a technology hotspot and home to leading financial services firms, Ireland is an important location for Fintech companies. As the macroeconomic landscape changes, some of the key disruptors we see facing the sector include digital challenger banks, lending platforms, payment service providers, digital wallets, cryptocurrency companies and data aggregators, all innovating in different ways. 
At BDO Ireland, we apply our specialised expertise in governance, risk, and regulatory compliance to support Fintech firms to thrive and stay compliant. Our comprehensive suite of services is tailored to meet the specific needs of Fintech innovators. 

Fintech clients we work with

Regtech, or Regulatory Technology, utilises advanced tech like AI and blockchain to streamline compliance processes for financial institutions. It helps companies stay compliant with regulations, such as anti-money laundering and know your customer requirements, reducing costs and minimising risks of fines. Regtech enhances regulatory compliance while freeing up resources for innovation and growth. 

BDO offers comprehensive support to Regtech clients, providing tailored solutions to navigate complex regulatory landscapes efficiently. Our expertise in regulatory compliance and advanced technological capabilities enable us to develop robust strategies for regulatory reporting, risk management, and compliance monitoring. With BDO as your trusted partner, you can streamline compliance processes, mitigate regulatory risks, and stay ahead in a rapidly evolving regulatory environment. 

Crypto & NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) are revolutionising digital assets and ownership. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have transformed finance, offering decentralised and secure transactions worldwide. NFTs, built on blockchain technology, represent unique digital items such as art, collectables, and virtual real estate, creating new opportunities for creators and investors. 

At BDO, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities in the Crypto & NFTs space. Our team of experts provides strategic guidance and technical expertise to navigate the intricacies of this dynamic market. From tax advisory and regulatory compliance to blockchain technology consulting and investment strategy, we offer tailored solutions to help you capitalise on the potential of cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens. 

Blockchain technology is catalysing a fundamental transformation across various sectors, offering transparent and immutable digital ledgers. With blockchain, transactions are recorded immutably across a distributed network, eliminating the need for intermediaries and reducing the risk of fraud. Beyond cryptocurrencies, blockchain finds applications in supply chain management, healthcare, voting systems, and more, promising increased efficiency and trust. 

BDO offers comprehensive support to organisations leveraging customised technology, helping them harness its transformative power effectively. Our multidisciplinary approach combines industry knowledge with technical expertise to deliver customised solutions across various blockchain applications. With BDO’s support, our clients in this sub-sector are navigating the complexities of blockchain technology with confidence, driving innovation, and unlocking new opportunities for growth.  

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Solutions we offer


  • Audit
  • Tax
  • Internal Audit
  • Corporate Governance


  • Risk Management
  • IT Assurance
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Cybersecurity

Contact us to discuss solutions for your business needs