Limerick Brothers’ $80 Billion Tech Company To Hire 1,000 Workers In Dublin


Stripe – the company founded by Limerick Brothers John and Patrick Collison, has announced that it will be hiring 1,000 staff for its Dublin headquarters over the next 5 years.

Stripe already employs around 300 staff in Dublin, which acts as its international headquarters, and 3,000 globally in 14 offices, with operations in 43 countries. Dublin is Stripe’s fastest-growing international office and is home to a broad range of functions.

The company’s payment technology is used by a large number of Irish firms, including Intercom, LetsGetChecked and DoneDeal and multinationals such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, Deliveroo, Salesforce and Shopify.

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar welcomed the announcement saying they were really good, well- paid, professional jobs and will be a real boost to the economy.”

The company which builds economic infrastructure for the internet, has raised €500 million in funding from investors this week and the company is now valued at an estimated €80 billion euros. The company was Founded in 2010 and launched a year later in San Francisco.