PiP iT Closes Funding Round

PiP iT is delighted to announce that it is closing off its current funding round.  We started in September, working with FinTech Circle and Angels Den, with a target of £500,000. Through angels in the UK and Ireland we now have £250,000 committed and an institutional investor has come in to take up the balance. We will[…]

Cash Lives On!

The question I am most frequently asked about PiP iT is: “What about the Cashless Society?” My answer is: “That’s a long way off…” This leads into a discussion about how seemingly imminent the cashless world is.  As far back as the mid-1960s bankers in Europe and North America were already familiar with the idea[…]

Can Online Shoppers Have Their Cake and Eat It Too?

Shopping online has become a regular habit for many of us.  A recent survey of 1,000 UK shoppers by marketing consultants Ingenuity showed that 94% of respondants had made an online purchase in the last year.  What’s not to love about skipping the parking hassle, the crowds and the long queues?     Shopping online[…]

Moneyconf Belfast

MoneyConf Belfast Select PiP for Alpha Program

MoneyConf Belfast Select PiP for Alpha Program PiP was selected for the ‘Alpha’ program for the inaugural MoneyConf in Belfast. This category is for up and coming Start Ups. We fit right in! MoneyConf is organised by the people behind Web Summit, and though a much smaller event this year, they had some big names[…]