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Blockchain-Based Digital Trade Platform UTC Goes Live With 7 UAE Banks

UAE Trade Connect (UTC), a new nationwide blockchain platform co-created by Etisalat Digital and seven UAE banks and Avanza Innovations and initially ideated by First Abu Dhabi Bank, has gone live. This platform invites all UAE banks and the supply

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20+ Neobanks in the Middle East You Have to Know

Digital banking is heating up in the Middle East with now more than 20 neobanks across the region, according to new data from Dutch fintech consultancy group Fincog. Most of these neobanks were launched by incumbents as standalone digital banks

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Neobanks Make Inroads in the UAE

Though still a nascent industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), neobanking is steadily making inroads into the country. Last month, news broke that Abu Dhabi state-owned holding company ADQ will be setting up a digital bank in the United

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Commercial Bank of Dubai Partners with NOW Money to Target Low-Income Customers

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) has signed an agreement with NOW Money, a digital account service, to provide accounts and cards targeted specifically at low-income customers. NOW Money will open accounts for existing CBD low-income customers (previously known as Rateb

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6 Banks to Launch the First KYC Blockchain Consortium in UAE

Dubai Economy, along with Emirates NBD, Emirates Islamic, HSBC, RAKBANK, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD), has formed a consortium for sharing of verified KYC (Know Your Customer) data between banks and licensing authorities in

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First Digital Bank Launched in Dubai

The Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD), announced late in November that it is launching “CBD Now”, Dubai’s first digital-only bank. They aim to target millennials and digitally connected customers early in 2017. Peter Baltussen, CEO of Commercial Bank of Dubai

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Fintech In MENA: All You Need To Know

The startup economy in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region continues to grow this year. In the first six months of 2018, it registered a record number of transactions with 141 investments, a 12% increase over the corresponding period. One

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Fintech In The Middle East

In the Middle East, fintech sandboxes and government driven initiatives have supported the growing base of fintech startups, which more doubled in size between 2013 and 2015, rising from only 46 fintech startups based in the Middle East and North

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UAE Poised To Become The Fintech Nexus In MENA

In financial centers around the world, fintech has attracted large amounts of investment and attention from the private and public sectors as banks seek to maintain their competitive edge amid growing competition from new entrants, and governments aim to position

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