Colm Lyon Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 1


Colm Lyon General Information


Mr. Colm Lyon is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Fire Financial Services. He serves as Board Member at VT IoT. Mr. Colm also serves as Chief Executive Officer & is a Founder at Realex Payments. Colm has worked in financial services related businesses for over twenty five years, starting with fourteen years in the banking sector. He is a regular speaker at payments and internet industry events across Europe and frequently commentates for press as a payments expert and visionary about the future of money. He is passionate about "changing payments for the better". He has participated in and established several business associations. Most notably Colm was chairman of the Irish Internet Association, founder of the Internet Growth Alliance and more recently (2014) he founded the Payments Ireland networking group. He has served as a member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce Council in 2014. Colm is a graduate of University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Management Science Degree. Over the past few years he has spent further time in Harvard and Stanford Business School with the Leadership 4 Growth programme.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • The Observatory, 7
  • 11 Sir John Rogerson's Quay
  • Dublin D02 VC42
  • Ireland

Colm Lyon Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Unbanx 24-Apr-2022 Seed Round 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
0000000 06-May-2016 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Startup 0000 0000
000000 00000 01-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00000 Publishing Startup 0000 0000
Pundit Arena 01-Dec-2015 Early Stage VC 00000 Publishing Startup 0000 0000
DbTwang 04-Sep-2009 Seed Round 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 0000
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Colm Lyon Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000000 01-Jan-2013 0000000000: 000000
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Colm Lyon Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Colm Lyon Angel Investor 0 0 Dublin, Ireland
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Colm Lyon Co-Investors (1)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Outlier Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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