Press Release 05 Feb 2018

IDA Ireland Welcomes Stripe’s Plans to expand Dublin Office with its first international Engineering Hub

5th February 2018, Dublin – Technology platform Stripe has today announced plans to expand its Dublin office, adding dozens of engineering positions over the next few years.

The move will make its European Headquarters in Silicon Docks its first engineering hub outside of the US.

Welcoming the announcement CEO of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan said: “This is a very exciting time for Stripe. They currently employ around 100 people in Ireland and I am delighted that it is their intention to significantly scale the business here in the coming years. With a highly skilled workforce Ireland is the ideal location for tech companies like Stripe who are looking to grow their business and access the European market.

“It was also very promising to learn that Ireland’s emergence as an innovative and leading global technological hub was a determining factor in Stripe’s decision to expand their operations here. Today’s announcement represents a display of confidence in Ireland’s capacity to deliver on talent and business infrastructure.

“Since 2010, Stripe has been at the forefront of expanding internet commerce, powering new business models, and supporting the latest platforms. Their innovative & industry leading business is exactly the type of investment we are trying to attract to Ireland and today’s announcement to further commit to Ireland will undoubtedly act as a reference point for other similar companies who are looking to invest in Ireland.”

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