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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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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 its fintech agenda, with the Abu Dhabi Global Marketplace (ADGM) driving the strategy. Fintech in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi has

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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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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 become a regional fintech hub as the country looks to take the lead in the digital race. Backed by government

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10 Fintech Startups in Dubai and Abu Dhabi You Have to Know

The fintech market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is predicted to enter a new era of growth. By 2022, startups in the region are set to attract US$2.5 billion in deals, according to a new study

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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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Fintech Events in the Middle East to Attend in 2018

Here are selected Fintech Events in the Middle East to attend in 2018. If an important event is missing (there are so many), send us an Email or comment on this post.   15-16 April Seamless Middle East 2018 Dubai

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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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Smart City Technologies Spending in the Middle East Tipped to Reach $1.26 Billion in 2018

Spending on the technologies that enable Smart City initiatives is forecast to reach $1.26 billion for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region in 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). In the first release of

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