Belfast Telegraph

Belfast hub launch at Danske Bank branch a shot in arm for fintech

By Staff Reporter

Belfast's first co-working space for fintech companies has opened at Danske Bank's flagship city branch.

The Catalyst Fintech Hub, on Donegall Square West, is aimed at the growing number of early-stage technology businesses operating in the finance space.

Fintech firm Finmondo, run by Conor Logue and Conor Houston, is the first member of the new start-up hub.

The space offers round-the-clock access for members, as well as office suites, permanent desks, hotdesking space, a breakout coffee area and an event space inside a disused safe.

It's the first time that Catalyst Inc - the new name for the Northern Ireland Science Park - has had a space inside the city centre.

Steve Orr, director of Connect at Catalyst Inc, said the hub would support fintech "by nurturing, supporting and encouraging entrepreneurs and innovators".

Belfast Telegraph

Weekly Business Digest Newsletter

This week's business news headlines, directly to your inbox every Tuesday.

Popular