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National Bank of Bahrain Offers Open Banking Solutions

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has set a significant benchmark in the region’s financial sector by becoming the first Bank in Bahrain and the Middle East and North Africa to launch Open Banking solutions. The Bank’s new ‘Aggregator’ service was

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South Africa’ Digital Only Bank Tyme Welcomes its 1 Millionth Customer in only 10 Months

TymeGlobal is proud to announce that its first Tyme-powered digital bank — TymeBank in South Africa — has opened bank accounts for 1 million customers in its first 10 months of operations, a landmark achievement placing Tyme squarely as a

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Bankable Opens Middle East & Africa Hub in Dubai

Bankable, the global provider of “Banking as a Service” solutions, and Visa today announced a strategic collaboration within the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) region. Bankable aims to work with Visa to accelerate the digital capabilities

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MENA’s Only Regulated Real Estate Crowdfunding Investments Platform Launches

SmartCrowd Limited, a Dubai-based company and MENA’s first financially regulated real estate investments platform (REIP) has announced that the company has fulfilled all regulatory requirements and acquired a full license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), the independent regulator

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Huobi’s Expansion Brings Crypto Trading Solutions to UAE

According to reports, 5.2% of the UAE population holds some form of cryptocurrencies, indicating a growing interest among people to invest in digital assets. Encouraging Huobi, one of the largest digital assets exchange provider to expand its presence in the

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The Winners of the Citi MENA Fintech Challenge

Citi announced the winners of the MENA Fintech Challenge. Fawry, PaySky, Octet and Wipro Limited and Traydstream.The Citi MENA Fintech Challenge offered the region’s Fintech community the opportunity to put their ideas into practice and come up with innovative solutions

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10 New Global Innovators Join Mohammed Bin Rashid Innovation Accelerator Program

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Innovation Fund (MBRIF), an initiative launched by the UAE Ministry of Finance to support innovation in the UAE, has selected ten local and global innovators for the Summer Cohort of the MBRIF Accelerator program. The ten

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The FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards 2019 Winners

They create an industry-wide, internationally recognised gold standard for excellence in the field of FinTech while promoting and supporting existing and emerging talent within the UAE and the wider MENA region. Judged by an expert panel of global FinTech luminaries

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UAE Seeks to Gather Industry Feedback on Crypto Asset Draft Regulations

In line with its tireless efforts to regulate and develop capital markets operating in the United Arab Emirates, the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has recently posted draft regulations concerning crypto assets on its website, www.sca.gov.ae. It, therefore, urges all

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The Innovation Challenge Winners at Fintech Abu Dhabi

Future trends in the FinTech industry and the next generation of startups took centre stage as FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival drew to a close today. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman

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