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DIFC and Dubai Future Foundation to Boost Blockchain and AI-Driven Startups

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) for a technology acceleration programme, to identify and support blockchain and AI-driven start-ups from the region. The MoU also outlines plans to introduce

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DIFC Launches New License for Tech Startups and Entrepreneurs

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a special economic zone in Dubai and a financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) markets, has launched a new license for startups, entrepreneurs and technology companies. The Dubai Innovation

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DIFC’s 100USD Million Fintech Fund Invests in 4 Fintech Startups

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) announced that it has invested in four FinTech start-up companies. The investment reflects the DIFC’s commitment to driving the future of finance and is part of the USD 100 million FinTech Fund launched in 2019

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DIFC’s Fintech Accelerator Triples its Size

DIFC FinTech Hive, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced the expansion of the business and innovation space within the Centre. The increased physical footprint of DIFC FinTech Hive

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DIFC Partners with Singapore Blockchain Accelerator

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC),has reaffirmed its commitment to Asian FinTech partnerships and advancing the Centre’s FinTech ecosystem. DIFC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tribe Accelerator, the first Singapore government supported Blockchain accelerator, to collaborate on knowledge

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DIFC and Mashreq Bank Launch Instant Bank Account Opening with the Region’s First KYC Blockchain Platform

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Mashreq Bank announced the region’s first blockchain data sharing platform, now live in production, to support licensed businesses and corporates opening digital bank accounts instantly. In continuation of the consortium formed back in July 2019

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Meet the 31 Startups Participating in the DIFC FinTech Hive’s 2019 Accelerator Programme

DIFC FinTech Hive, announced the commencement of the 2019 edition of its accelerator programme. The third edition of the programme launched by the region’s first financial technology accelerator received an overwhelming response of over 425 applications from across the world,

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DIFC Strengthens Leadership Team to Drive Vision for Future Growth

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority has strengthened its leadership team. The Centre has made a number of strategic appointments and promotions of UAE Nationals to spearhead key initiatives that support the DIFC’s vision to further enable financial technology in

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DIFC Appoints Stewards for a Portion of its US$100 Fintech Fund

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a fintech friendly financial hub announced the appointment of Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) and Wamda Capital to manage US$ 10 million of the DIFC FinTech Fund. The DIFC Fintech Fund sized at US$ 100

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DIFC Launches Scheme To Fast Track Fintech Startups

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) will establish a commercial licensing scheme for fintech firms based in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) it was announced recently. The scheme will provide short term, cost-effective licensing for fintech, regtech

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