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ADGM And Bahrain Economic Development Board Sign Region’s First MENA Fintech Agreement

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) have entered into a Fintech cooperation agreement, marking a significant first in the MENA region. Signed between two of the leading

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Fintech Innovation: Why The Middle East Will Be The Place To Be In 2018

The Middle East’s fintech ecosystem grew significantly in 2017 and further development is expected in the coming years fueled by government support and increasing demand for accessible, cheap, tech-enabled financial solutions. Fintech startups have raised over US$100 million in the

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The Gateway into the Middle East – CREALOGIX acquires Innofis

CREALOGIX a Swiss baded Digital Banking Solutions Provicder will acquire 100% of the Barcelona-based Innofis – a well-established digital banking supplier for the Middle East, serving leading banks of the region. With the acquisition, CREALOGIX will gain an established customer

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Turkish Fintech Sector Sees Strong Growth

The Turkish fintech ecosystem has shown strong growth with the support of a solid banking industry, a thriving startup scene, and a growing young population. In particular, Istanbul, the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural and

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Fintech Flourishes in MENA: Report

The fintech sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is flourishing driven by the large pool of financially underserved individuals and businesses, and a thriving e-commerce sector, according to a report by the Wamda Research Lab and

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9 Fintech Startups in Middle East to Watch in 2018

The fintech sector in the Middle East, despite being relatively small when compared with the likes of the US or Europe, has grown tremendously these past years with locations such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates

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Fintech UAE Startup Report and Map

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is poised to become a fintech nexus in the Middle East, aided by government agencies and regulators working together to turn the country into a global fintech powerhouse, according to a new report. These are

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LiveEdu ICO – Future Technologies and Topics in the LiveEdu Ecosystem

LiveEdu is a decentralized learning ecosystem that teaches people how to build complete products in future technological fields. They are building the YouTube for online education. You can also describe their ecosystem as the next-generation Lynda.com. Unlike existing online education

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Sky Magic Presents Qatar’s First Live Drone Show

Singapore-based startup Sky Magic delivered a visual spectacle for Qatar’s 46th National Day Week celebrations at Katara Cultural Village in Qatar, in the form of a drone show featuring a 300-strong fleet. This was the first time a live drone show

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Bahrain Fintech Bay Announces Strategic Partnership With Bahrain Development Bank And Rowad

Bahrain FinTech Bay has announced a partnership with Bahrain Development Bank and its Rowad Program. Bahrain Development Bank will be a founding partner of BFB and will work closely with the BFB to deliver certain initiatives supporting Fintech entrepreneurship, through

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