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Mastercard Brings Apple Pay to Kuwait

Mastercard brings Apple Pay to its cardholders in Kuwait Customers simply hold their iPhone or Apple Watch near a payment terminal to make a contactless payment. Every Apple Pay purchase is secure because it is authenticated with Face ID, Touch

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Crypto.com Receives Provisional Approval From Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority

Crypto.com announced last weekt that it has received provisional approval of its Virtual Asset MVP License from the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA), allowing Crypto.com to offer a full suite of crypto exchange products and services. The operating license

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Qatar Is Gearing Up to Host the First Ever InsurHack MENA in June

Qatar is gearing up to host InsurHack MENA, the first insurtech hackathon in the MENA region that is scheduled to take place virtually on the 5th and 6th of June, giving the flexibility for participants to join from any part

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MENA’s Fintech App for School Fees Secures $9.4M Seed Round

zenda, MENA’s first fintech app for families has announced it has secured a $9.4m oversubscribed seed round. zenda currently addresses pain points around the payment of school fees – in particular, the lack of convenience and flexibility in payment options

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Digital Platform and Payment Company KMMRCE Holdings Opens Its Headquarters in Dubai

KMMRCE Holdings, a leading digital specialist combining flexible cloud management solutions with comprehensive finance capabilities, has announced the opening of its headquarters in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Its portfolio companies, KMMRCE Technology and KMMRCE Pay, have built a reputation

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Mashreq Bank Launches Neopay

Mashreq Ban has completed the transition of its existing payments business into a new, wholly owned subsidiary, IDFAA Payment Services LLC, with a brand name NEOPAY, powered by Mashreq. NEOPAY, powered by Mashreq Bank, will leverage the latest technology and

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The 3 Largest National Egyptian Banks Launch $85 million Fintech MEA Fund

Egypt’s largest national banks – Banque Misr, National Bank of Egypt, and Banque du Caire – and Global Ventures, a leading MEA-focused venture capital firm – announce the launch of Nclude by Global Ventures, following approval by the Central Bank

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Egypt Largest Fintech Round? Lucky Announces $25 Million Fund Raise

Lucky, Egypt’s leading app for credit products, offers and cashback rewards, announces its completion of a $25 million fund raise. The funding round, which claims to be Egypt’s largest Fintech Series A round so far, was led by Nclude by

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Dynatrace Launches Its First Office in the UAE

US Software intelligence company Dynatrace announced the opening of its new office in the United Arab Emirates. The move is part of its strategy to expand its presence across the Middle East as it drives to meet regional demand for

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The Women Driving Leadership and Change in Banking and Payments Today

There is a smart, powerful phrase that underlines the importance of visibility and role models in life: “If you can see it, you can be it.” And it has stronger resonance than most motivational slogans you might see printed on

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