Dublin has the potential to be the most attractive location out of the major European financial. When the economic conditions and hierarchy’s that currently exist are disrupted by economic crashes, the instability in the stock exchange, youth empowerment and the blockchain opens the door to many up and coming locations to take advantage of the new business environment.
A recent PwC Global Economy Watch pole included a fintech, SEO Dublin and financial services attractiveness indicator that currently ranks Dublin as the second most attractive of the major European financial centres.
London currently holds the top spot, while Luxembourg, Paris and Vienna rank third, fourth and fifth respectively.
An important factor that contributes to Dublin’s and London’s current success as international financial centres is access to the single market via passporting arrangements giving financial institutions based in these locations unfettered access to the rest of the single market.
There is still a huge amount of innovation and energy in both these centres of business. There is much development in both the physical infrastructure mental infrastructure in terms of young passionate people set on making an impact on the business world.
However, the indicator does not include factors such as the appeal of different cities and regions as a place to live, which is also a factor determining the attractiveness of a financial centre.
Research in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum in the UK indicated that the Irish tech economy could be boosted by Brexit, potentially making the country a talent goldmine for tech giants and start-ups alike.
A key example is what Bank fo Ireland are doing which is making a concerted effort to make doing business easier for SME’s an entrepreneurs. Recently Night Raven SEO gave a talk n the SEO services and the benefits if Search for all business. SEO in Dublin is a major aspect that a lot of companies ignore when setting up their digital footprint and online reputation.