Fintech News Middle East

Emirates NBD to Launch EasyHub Integrated Digital Kiosks

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the Middle East, has partnered with Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in driving connected

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Bahrain Pushes for Fintech Innovation

Bahrain is looking to move the country’s economy away from oil, leveraging its financial hub credentials to attract fintech companies.

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ADGM Reglab Attracts 70% More Applicants Than Last Year

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, successfully concluded its 3rd round of applications for its

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New Fintech Education Courses For The UAE

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi and FINTECH Circle, a global community of FinTech

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ADGM And KPMG Launch 2nd Annual Fintech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and KPMG Lower Gulf Limited “KPMG LG” launch

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Abu Dhabi Global Market Proposes a Regulatory Framework for Spot Crypto Asset Markets

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) published a consultation paper setting out its proposed

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Launch Of ACCESSADGM Innovative E-Service Portal

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre (IFC) in Abu Dhabi, announce the official launch of ACCESSADGM, a

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Plug And Play ADGM Goes ‘Live’ in Abu Dhabi and Aims To Accelerate Startups in Mena

Plug and Play, one of the the world’s largest  global innovation platform, and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International

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Video Sharing Platform Verasity Prepares for Crowdsale with Record Growth Momentum

Verasity, the video-sharing platform enhanced with blockchain technology that rewards viewers for watching and sharing videos, has benefitted from pre-sale

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The First 100% Digital Account Opening Process to the UAE’s Wealth Space

Sarwa is the first robo wealth advisor in the Middle-East, regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority under the Innovation

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First Islamic Crowdfunding Platform for Affordable Homes

The world’s first Islamic real estate crowdfunding platform, which is helping to provide affordable housing to vulnerable populations in Indonesia

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DIFC and Accenture Sign Agreement to Push Innovation and Fintech in Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre has signed a memorandum of understanding with Accenture  to foster innovation in the financial services industry globally. Under

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Blockchain Tech Used First Time for Cheques

Emirates NBD, has become the first bank to successfully go-live at scale with ‘Cheque Chain’, integrating blockchain technology into issued

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IDC Announces Winners of ‘Smart City Middle East Awards 2018

International Data Corporation hosted the inaugural edition of its ‘Smart City Middle East Awards’ at Dubai’s Jumeirah Creekside Hotel to

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IDC Smart City Middle East Awards in Dubai

With more than 60 nominations already submitted, International Data Corporation (IDC) is making final preparations to host its inaugural Smart

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Investment Management and Crowdfunding Software Provider Katipult Enters UAE Market

Katipult Technology, a fintech company which offers Investment Management and Crowdfunding Software, announces it has started coverage of the United Arab

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Fintech In Abu Dhabi: A Short Overview

Abu Dhabi, the capital and second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), continues to move forward with

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Dubai Islamic Bank ‘MyHome’ is Set to Change UAE home Finance Market

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the UAE’s largest Islamic Bank, has launched a new home finance product that is set to

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ADFG Acquires Strategic Stake in 500 Startups

500 Startups, a Silicon Valley venture fund with a track record of investing in young companies, said on Tuesday Abu

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Fintech In Dubai: A Short Overview

An Overview about Fintech in Dubai. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), and in particular the city of Dubai, is poised to

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10 Fintech Startups in Dubai and Abu Dhabi You Have to Know

The fintech market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is predicted to enter a new era of

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Global Nomads And Economic Volatility Drive Growth In International Pensions And Savings Plans

A record number of International Pension and Savings Plans were set up last year, as employers strive to meet the

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Fintech Events in the Middle East to Attend in 2018

Here are selected Fintech Events in the Middle East to attend in 2018. If an important event is missing (there

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Sharia-Based Personal Financing Products for Everyone

iP2PGlobal is the first to offer Sharia-based financing products built on blockchain technology Looking at the current peer-to-peer (P2P) lending

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Smart City Technologies Spending in the Middle East Tipped to Reach $1.26 Billion in 2018

Spending on the technologies that enable Smart City initiatives is forecast to reach $1.26 billion for the Middle East and

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Mastercard and mada Partner to Enable Online Payment Transactions in Saudi Arabia

mada, Saudi Arabia’s domestic payment network, and Mastercard announced the launch of a joint partnership initiative to enable online payments

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Etisalat Digital Shortlists 6 Global Companies For Dubai Future Accelerators Program

Etisalat Digital announced the shortlisted scale-ups to foster digital innovation and entrepreneurship and to bring new solutions to the market

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Mastercard Announces Roadmap for Contactless Payments Consistency

Mastercard has announced an initiative to create greater payment consistency by making “tap and go” standard in the next five years.

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Mastercard and Ooredoo to launch Masterpass in Qatar

Ooredoo and Mastercard have announced the upcoming launch of Masterpass in Qatar, a service designed to offer a new level

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Fintech In The Middle East

In the Middle East, fintech sandboxes and government driven initiatives have supported the growing base of fintech startups, which more

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