Posts From Fintechnews Middle East

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 enhance consumer experience and streamline their operations. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as one of the region’s pioneers

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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 the government’s ambition to position itself as a center for innovation. “A lot of effort has been made … 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 developing the cryptocurrency markets in Kazakhstan and positioning the AIFC as an international financial technology center. According to the memorandum,

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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 Abu Dhabi event which will be taking place in just ten more days on 22 to 23 October 2017. The

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

AAbu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, announced that it had received 166 applications from over 39 countries for its inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge. The impressive global participation was achieved in under two

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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 Tehran a regional hub for financial innovation. This comes as part of the Iran Vision 2025, which seeks to turn Iran

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Fintech in Qatar and Bahrain

While places like the US, the UK and China have long been leaders in digital finance, new fintech companies are starting to pop up in unexpected locations such as Poland, Slovakia, as well as the Middle East, underscoring fintech’s global

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