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Fintech, Digital Finance Grow in Kuwait as Banks Look to Modernize

The Middle East is often praised for being a fertile ground for fintech businesses to grow and flourish for a wide spectrum of reasons, including the large population of unbanked, the several startup accelerators available in the region, and supportive

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Inaugural Fintech Abu Dhabi Concludes With Major Announcements

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi concluded last week with several key and game-changing initiatives that have raised the bar on the offerings and infrastructure of the FinTech industry. The two-day event, which was held under the patronage of His Highness

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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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Temenos And Abu Dhabi Global Market Announce Fintech Collaboration

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and Temenos, the Swiss software specialist for banking and finance, have announced their intention to collaborate and strengthen the FinTech ecosystem in Abu Dhabi, following the unveiling of ADGM’s

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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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Singapore’s Alpha Fintech Teams Up With Finocracy To Boost GCC’s Growing E-Commerce Market

Singapore’s Alpha Fintech is entering the high-growth GCC market, teaming up with Bahrain based Finocracy. Alpha Fintech specializes in end-to- end payment solution, enabling banks to quickly access new fintech partners across the entire payments, risk and commerce spectrum. The

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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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Inaugural Fintech Abu Dhabi Kicks Off Tomorrow In Abu Dhabi Focusing On Innovations That Shape The Future

The much anticipated inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi event will kick-off tomorrow with distinguished regional and international leaders from the world of FinTech flying in and gathering at Abu Dhabi for a two-day event on 22nd to 23rd October 2017. FinTech Abu Dhabi,

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Abu Dhabi Global Market Sets Out Guidance On Initial Coin Offerings And Virtual Currencies

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has set out in Guidance its approach to Initial Coin/Token Offerings (ICOs) and virtual currencies under the Financial Services and Markets Regulations (FSMR). Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) has

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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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