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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 and Malaysia, is to get a major boost from social impact programme Expo Live, run by organisers of the next

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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 the MoU, FinTech Hive at DIFC — the first financial technology accelerator in the MEASA region will collaborate with Accenture’s

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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 cheques to strengthen their authenticity and minimise potential fraud. Following a successful pilot last year overseen by Emirates NBD Future

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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 honor the region’s most innovative ICT-enabled Smart City projects and initiatives. More than 80 nominations were received across ten categories,

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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 City Middle East Awards at Dubai’s Jumeirah Creekside Hotel on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018. Designed to recognize and reward the

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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 Emirates (UAE) after adding two leading investment firms in the country as clients. Katipult has added two regulated firms from UAE

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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 change the face of home finance in the UAE. DIB’s MyHome is a ‘one stop shop’ to meet a customer’s

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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 Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) had acquired a strategic stake in the firm. The move by ADFG, a privately owned investment

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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 savings needs of a global workforce, and to help staff in hotspots of economic and political instability. Willis Towers Watson

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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 landscape, demand can be seen for more P2P lending platforms with many springing up like mushrooms over the years.Statistics worldwide

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