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20 Innovative Fintech Solution Pilots Emerge from Middle East Accelerator Programme

FinTech Hive at DIFC, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, marked another milestone in its continued support for financial innovation with the completion of the 2018 edition of its

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Google Pay Is Now Available In Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Google announced the launch of Google Pay in the UAE, allowing people to pay simply and securely with their Android phones. It simplifies shopping by helping you pay safely in apps and on websites, in stores that support contactless payment, and across

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Smart Dubai and IBM to Offer First Government-Endorsed Blockchain Platform

Smart Dubai and IBM  announced the launch of the Dubai Blockchain Platform, the first government-endorsed blockchain platform-as-a-service in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Delivered through an IBM Cloud environment and built locally in the UAE, the enterprise-ready platform will serve as a

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Industry Consortium Wants To Strengthen The Fintech Ecosystem In Egypt

The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo, and university-based startup accelerator in Africa and the MENA region, Temenos, banking software company, and CIB, Egypt’s largest private sector bank, have come together to announce a collaboration to strengthen the

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An Islamic & Sustainable FinTech Center launched in Bahrain

Bahrain FinTech Bay announces the launch of the Global Islamic & Sustainable FinTech Center (GISFC) with local, regional and international members. GISFC, builds on BFB’s diverse network of partnerships locally, regionally and internationally, and aims to help accelerate the use

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New Report Examines Saudi Arabia’s Digital Government Ambitions

As digital transformation continues to play a fundamental role in shaping the way governments across the world adapt to new opportunities and challenges, International Data Corporation (IDC) has published an in-depth analysis to spur debate, share data, highlight best practices,

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Standard Chartered CEO: The Digital Future for the African Continent is Bright

We are fortunate to witness a period of monumental progress in Africa. The changes are visible across all sectors. African start-ups have raised a record-breaking $560 million in 2017, an increase of 53% from the previous year. African governments have

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300 Participated in Fintech Abu Dhabi’s First Dedicated Bootcamp Day for Startups

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi hosted its first ever Bootcamp Day as part of annual Fintech Abu Dhabi 2018. The event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice

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ADGM Launches New Commercial License For Tech Startups and Entrepreneurs

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre (IFC) of Abu Dhabi announces the launch of the new commercial license for ADGM Tech Start-ups for entrepreneurs. The start-up license is sector-agnostic and enables entrepreneurs to obtain an ADGM operational license,

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Fintech Hive Welcomes 22 Innovative Startups for its 2018 Accelerator Programme

FinTech Hive, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced the commencement of the 2018 edition of its accelerator programme, in partnership with Accenture. The second edition received an overwhelming

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