Fintech News Middle East

Fintech to Solve Financial Exclusion in Egypt

In Egypt, fintech is set to play a key role in providing basic financial services to the large pool of

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Israel Quickly Becoming a Leading Fintech Hub

From its origin as a 90-startup, US$13 million capital sector, the Israeli fintech industry has grown to include approximately 500

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UAE Fintech Accelerator : 300 Applications

FinTech Hive, the first fintech accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is gearing up to

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SAP: Saudi Arabia Ranks as Top Digital Banking Market in Middle East and North Africa

As Saudi banks digitally transform, the Kingdom ranks as the top digital banking market in the Middle East and North

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Etisalat Adopts Latest Global IOT Security Guidelines

Etisalat today announced its commitment to adapt and implement a common approach to IoT security guidelines that will outline best

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Bahrain Witnesses Key Fintech Developments

Over the past year, Bahrain’s fintech ecosystem has witnessed several key developments including the launch of the Central Bank of

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A $100m Venture Capital Fund in Bahrain for Middle East Startups

Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) announces that the Al Waha Fund of Funds has successfully closed its US $100m fundraising round,making

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First Technology Hardware Accelerator in the Middle East Region Launched in Bahrain

Brinc-Batelco IOT Hub was officially opened  in the presence of Ministers, Batelco Board members, Batelco senior executives, invited guests and

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Dubai Wants to Serve as Regional Digital Financial Inclusion Hub

The UAE is ideally positioned to serve as the ‘beating heart’ of a regional innovation hub; according to a new

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Dubai Holding Invest AED 1 Billion to Launch Next Generation Digital Bank for UAE

Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, has announced it will invest up to AED 1 billion over the next

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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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