Posts Tagged ‘realex’

Carapay to disrupt online payments

admin 24th of May 2010 by admin

Colm Lyon’s new startup Carapay, aims to disrupt the payments space with a new service. It enables retailer to offer a payment option that “will link directly to any bank account in Europe. It can be used to pay bills, club memberships, school fees, bets with friends or any other type of money transfer normally conducted using cheques or cash. It will be free to use.”

Check out the a full depth interview from Adrian Weckler at the SBPost

You can follow Carapay on Twitter

Realex Payments scaling up for global expansion

admin 27th of October 2009 by admin

The Irish Times has a piece on Realex Payments – and their plans for global expansion.

Led by Colm Lyon (who is also the key man behind Alliance/IGAP), Realex are hitting some great numbers.

- YTD Realex has processed over €6 billion in transactions
- €726 million in payments processed in September alone
- 3,500 clients
- Tier 1 clients like Virgin Atlantic, Vodafone and Aer Lingus
- Turnover of €6.47 million in the year ending April 2009 (12% up on 2008)
- €721,000 in profits – with more than €2.5 million of accumulated profits.
- seeking to recruit a further 15 people – team is at 70 already

Job Opportunities in Ireland

admin 10th of October 2009 by admin

Some Job Opportunities within Web2Ireland Community

Realex Payments are hiring – reference Colm Lyon, CEO’s tweet

Leading Irish property site, are hiring – PHP Developers

Pat Phelan is hiring in Cork – .net developer with XML, SQL

Facebook are hiring in Dublin – loads of open positions

Newbay are hiring – Engineers, etc

Do drop us a line if you’re hiring

Internet Growth Alliance (IGA) to accelerate Irish web start-ups

admin 20th of May 2009 by admin

Siliconrepublic has details on a new Industry led organization – Irish Internet Growth Alliance (IGA) which is “a new initiative aimed at helping Irish internet start-ups to navigate the unfortunate red-tape of Irish business and go global fast.”

This group has the support of Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Software Association, the Irish Internet Association and the Institute of International and European Affairs.

Colm Lyon, the founder and CEO of Realex Payments – and founder of the IGA will unveil IGA during his address at next week’s IIA Congress in Dublin. Other notable people involved include Ray Nolan, founder of Hostelworld and Dylan Collins of Jolt Gaming