Why Dublin is turning into a haven for blockchain

In the wake of Brexit, the Republic of Ireland could become the go-to European hub for FinTech companies, and among them, its many specialists in blockchain technology. Following the UK’s leave vote, Dublin was found to be the second most attractive financial center in Europe by a PwC survey – and although London still topped the poll, uncertainty over the terms of Britain’s exit from Europe make the Irish challenger more appealing by the day. Besides a specialization in financial services, Ireland is already the European outpost for many of the most influential tech companies in the world today. In Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock area, now dubbed ‘Silicon Docks’, are the European headquarters of Google, Uber, Amazon, Airbnb, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, each employing large numbers of highly skilled technology workers who are concentrated in the region. Read more: irishtechnews.ie