Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Accelerator Hub71 Accepts 7 Fintech Startups for Its New Cohort

Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, has accepted 7 fintech startups to join its growing community as part of accelerating the Emirate’s position as an innovation hub. The cohort which comprises a total of 16 startups, which has already raised

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10 Fintech Accelerators to Know in the UAE

With over 400 fintech companies, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a major hub for fintech innovation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Fast growth of the industry has been fueled by a number of fintech initiatives

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Kraken: First Licensed Global Virtual Asset Exchange in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) welcomes Kraken to its fast-growing virtual asset community and financial ecosystem. Kraken is the first global cryptocurrency exchange to receive a Financial Services Permission (FSP) license to operate a regulated virtual asset exchange platform in the

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Digital Shift Brings New Opportunities to UAE Freelancers and SMEs

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the digital shift brought about the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new business opportunities to freelancers and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). A new study conducted by online payments giant PayPal, in partnership with British

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Binance Secures In-Principle Approval to Operate in Abu Dhabi

Binance, a global blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, received its in-principle approvals to be a regulated virtual asset service provider in Abu Dhabi. The company received the in-principle approval from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market

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ADGM Partners With Finastra for Global Fintech Hackathon ‘Hack to the Future 4’

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced that it has partnered with financial software company Finastra for its global fintech hackathon Hack to the Future 4. The hackathon, which kicked off on March 8th and will run throughout the month

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Al Fardan Exchange Partners With Thunes to Enable Instant Payments in the UAE

Al Fardan Exchange, one of the largest money transfer and currency exchange firms in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced today a partnership with Thunes, a cross-border payments, enabling Al Fardan Exchange customers to make seamless payments to 87 countries.

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6 Proptech Startups in UAE to Watch Out for

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s real estate industry is witnessing a major digital shift, fueled by so-called proptech innovation that are using digital platforms and applying artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, cloud computing and other technologies to optimize operations

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Swiss SEBA Bank Secures Financial Services Permission From Abu Dhabi Global Market

SEBA Bank, a fully integrated, Swiss FINMA licensed digital assets banking platform, announced that it has secured a Financial Services Permission (FSP) from Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) effective as of 07 February 2022. Following

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Go Digital in UAE and Squeeze the Best Benefits From Your Online Banking

The tech revolution is alive and well in the UAE with more than 90% of the population using digital banking. That means millions of people across the nation are using smartphones and mobile banking apps to open new accounts and

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