Abu Dhabi

ADGM Academy Launches Digital Assets Curriculum With Binance

The Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGMA) has launched a School of Digital Assets in partnership with Binance Academy, Avnon Academy, and the Center for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE). ADGMA’s new School of Digital Assets will offer foundation, intermediate

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MENA Fintech Awards 2022 Names the Region’s Best Fintech Companies

The inaugural MENA Fintech Awards organised by the MENA Fintech Association (MFTA) came to a close on 15 November with an awards ceremony hosted by the Abu Dhabi Finance Week (ADFW). The awards, organised in partnership with consulting firm Grant

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Binance Secures Financial Services Permission From ADGM’s FSRA

Binance has received a Financial Services Permission (FSP) from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to provide custody services to professional clients. The cryptocurrency platform previously received in-principle approval from the FSRA to be

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Israel’s Liquidity Group to Establish R&D Center in Abu Dhabi

Credit automation platform Liquidity Group has joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) Innovation Programme and will establish an R&D center in the city, making it the first Israeli company to do so. Liquidity’s R&D center will focus on developing

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ADGM’s Abu Dhabi Finance Week Launches, Featuring Fintech Abu Dhabi 2022

The inaugural Abu Dhabi Finance Week (ADFW) is taking place from 14 to 18 November with the participation of 500 high-level investors from around the world across 30 separate events. The ADFW is organised by the Abu Dhabi Global Market

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Wio Bank to Provide ADGM-Registered SMEs With Banking Services

Digital bank Wio has partnered with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UAE with banking services. The partnership, which was announced during the Abu Dhabi Finance Week (ADFW), will see Wio

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Pyypl Raises US$20M Series B Investment To Expand in MENA

UAE digital wallet startup Pyypl has closed a US$20 million Series B funding round from a group of new and existing investors, and says that it is considering opening a second tranche for further investment. Founded in 2017, Pyypl is

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Wio Bank Partners Mambu for Its Digital Banking Service in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi-based Wio Bank announced that its digital banking services is now enabled by Mambu’s API-driven cloud banking platform. Wio Bank first launched Wio Business, a subscription-based digital business banking application, in the UAE in September 2022 to serve startups,

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Aliph Capital Secures US$125 Million From ADQ for Its First Fund

Gulf alternative investment manager Aliph Capital has secured a US$125 million investment for its maiden fund from Abu Dhabi investment and holding company ADQ. The firm was founded by Huda Al-Lawati, a private equity professional with over 20 years of

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Informatica to Provide the Abu Dhabi Government With Data Cloud Services

American enterprise data management company Informatica has signed a multi-year agreement with the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) to provide the city’s government entities with cloud services. Informatica will be a non-exclusive supplier to all 76 Abu Dhabi government entities

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