Fintech News Middle East

ADGM And Bahrain Economic Development Board Sign Region’s First MENA Fintech Agreement

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) have

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Fintech Innovation: Why The Middle East Will Be The Place To Be In 2018

The Middle East’s fintech ecosystem grew significantly in 2017 and further development is expected in the coming years fueled by

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The Gateway into the Middle East – CREALOGIX acquires Innofis

CREALOGIX a Swiss baded Digital Banking Solutions Provicder will acquire 100% of the Barcelona-based Innofis – a well-established digital banking

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Turkish Fintech Sector Sees Strong Growth

The Turkish fintech ecosystem has shown strong growth with the support of a solid banking industry, a thriving startup scene,

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Fintech Flourishes in MENA: Report

The fintech sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is flourishing driven by the large pool of

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9 Fintech Startups in Middle East to Watch in 2018

The fintech sector in the Middle East, despite being relatively small when compared with the likes of the US or

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Fintech UAE Startup Report and Map

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is poised to become a fintech nexus in the Middle East, aided by government agencies

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LiveEdu ICO – Future Technologies and Topics in the LiveEdu Ecosystem

LiveEdu is a decentralized learning ecosystem that teaches people how to build complete products in future technological fields. They are

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Sky Magic Presents Qatar’s First Live Drone Show

Singapore-based startup Sky Magic delivered a visual spectacle for Qatar’s 46th National Day Week celebrations at Katara Cultural Village in Qatar,

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Bahrain Fintech Bay Announces Strategic Partnership With Bahrain Development Bank And Rowad

Bahrain FinTech Bay has announced a partnership with Bahrain Development Bank and its Rowad Program. Bahrain Development Bank will be

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Central Bank of Bahrain Announces Partnership Endorsing Bahrain Fintech Bay

The Central Bank of Bahrain  has announced a partnership officially endorsing the launch of Bahrain FinTech Bay and its Fintech

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Monetary Authority of Singapore and Abu Dhabi Global Market Foster Closer Cooperation in Banking Supervision

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to

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Dubai and Australia Seal Agreement on Fintech Cooperation

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (‘DFSA’) and ASIC today signed a Cooperation Agreement which provides a framework for cooperation to support and

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Bahrain And Fintech Consortium Launch Dedicated Fintech Hub In The Middle East And Africa

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (“EDB”) and FinTech Consortium (“FTC”) announced today the launch of “Bahrain FinTech Bay” (“BFB”), the

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Fintech, Digital Finance Grow in Kuwait as Banks Look to Modernize

The Middle East is often praised for being a fertile ground for fintech businesses to grow and flourish for a

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Inaugural Fintech Abu Dhabi Concludes With Major Announcements

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi concluded last week with several key and game-changing initiatives that have raised the bar on

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Iraq Underdeveloped Financial System Both A Challenge And An Opportunity For Fintech

With 11% of the population having a formal banking account, the lowest number of ATMs in the Middle East and

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Fintech Still in Infancy in Oman Despite Growth Potential

Countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region are opening up to fintech and digital solutions as banks seek to

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Temenos And Abu Dhabi Global Market Announce Fintech Collaboration

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and Temenos, the Swiss software specialist for banking and

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10 Interesting Fintech Startups In GCC

Realizing that their dependency on oil has put them in a precarious position, Middle Eastern economies have begun exploring other

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8 Upcoming Fintech Events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Dubai government in particular, are home to a nascent fintech sector, driven by

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Singapore’s Alpha Fintech Teams Up With Finocracy To Boost GCC’s Growing E-Commerce Market

Singapore’s Alpha Fintech is entering the high-growth GCC market, teaming up with Bahrain based Finocracy. Alpha Fintech specializes in end-to-

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Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) and EXANTE agree to the development and promotion of crypto-assets markets in Kazakhstan

The Astana International Financial Centre, or AIFC, and next generation investment company EXANTE have signed a memorandum of cooperation towards

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Inaugural Fintech Abu Dhabi Kicks Off Tomorrow In Abu Dhabi Focusing On Innovations That Shape The Future

The much anticipated inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi event will kick-off tomorrow with distinguished regional and international leaders from the world

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Abu Dhabi Global Market Sets Out Guidance On Initial Coin Offerings And Virtual Currencies

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has set out in Guidance its approach to

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Financial And Fintech Industry Gets Ready As Inaugural Fintech Abu Dhabi Event Kicks Off In 6 Days

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is gearing up for its inaugural global FinTech

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ICT Experts To Explore Saudi Arabia’s Digital Transformation Landscape

International Data Corporation’s annual IT Forum roadshow continues to grow from strength to strength, with the global technology events, research,

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Fintech-Hub Abu Dhabi Attracts 166 Global Startup Applications For Its Innovation Challenge

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, announced that it had received 166 applications from

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UAE – Creating a FinTech Eco-System – That Matters

The wave of startups , new technology and disruptive models has shaken the best in the business and made its

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Fintech in Iran: An Overview

Fintech is gaining steam in Iran as the country’s central bank, financial institutions and government agencies are taking steps to make

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