Financial technology company TradeIX has announced the creation of 70 new jobs as its expands its global headquarters in Dublin.

The new jobs are across engineering, sales, customer service, and product development.

Founded in 2016, the company's clients include ING, BNP Paribas, DHL, AIG, Oracle, and many other Fortune 500 companies from various industries.

The company is supported by IDA Ireland.

It also has offices in London, Kettering and Singapore and operations in Germany and the US.

"TradeIX established its global headquarters in Dublin with over 35% of its workforce based in the Irish capital," its founder and CEO Robert Barnes said. 

"We are building the world's first distributed trade finance platform powered by Corda blockchain technology, and the Irish operation plays a pivotal role in developing and scaling the company' solutions", he added.

"Ireland's global reputation as a blockchain centre of excellence, attracting international companies to make use of Ireland’s well-developed technological and research sectors, is strengthened by TradeIX’s decision to expand in Dublin," said IDA Ireland's chief executive Martin Shanahan.