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Investment Management and Crowdfunding Software Provider Katipult Enters UAE Market

Katipult Technology, a fintech company which offers Investment Management and Crowdfunding Software, announces it has started coverage of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after adding two leading investment firms in the country as clients. Katipult has added two regulated firms from UAE

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Dubai Islamic Bank ‘MyHome’ is Set to Change UAE home Finance Market

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the UAE’s largest Islamic Bank, has launched a new home finance product that is set to change the face of home finance in the UAE. DIB’s MyHome is a ‘one stop shop’ to meet a customer’s

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ADFG Acquires Strategic Stake in 500 Startups

500 Startups, a Silicon Valley venture fund with a track record of investing in young companies, said on Tuesday Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) had acquired a strategic stake in the firm. The move by ADFG, a privately owned investment

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Global Nomads And Economic Volatility Drive Growth In International Pensions And Savings Plans

A record number of International Pension and Savings Plans were set up last year, as employers strive to meet the savings needs of a global workforce, and to help staff in hotspots of economic and political instability. Willis Towers Watson

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Smart City Technologies Spending in the Middle East Tipped to Reach $1.26 Billion in 2018

Spending on the technologies that enable Smart City initiatives is forecast to reach $1.26 billion for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region in 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). In the first release of

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Etisalat Digital Shortlists 6 Global Companies For Dubai Future Accelerators Program

Etisalat Digital announced the shortlisted scale-ups to foster digital innovation and entrepreneurship and to bring new solutions to the market as part of ‘Dubai Future Accelerators Program,’ the world’s largest government-supported accelerator. The program pairs top scale-ups from across global

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Mastercard Announces Roadmap for Contactless Payments Consistency

Mastercard has announced an initiative to create greater payment consistency by making “tap and go” standard in the next five years. The changes underway ensure that consumers, merchants and governments around the world will be able to take advantage of next-generation

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Mastercard and Ooredoo to launch Masterpass in Qatar

Ooredoo and Mastercard have announced the upcoming launch of Masterpass in Qatar, a service designed to offer a new level of payments convenience to Ooredoo’s growing base of consumers in Qatar. Masterpass is a simple, convenient and trusted digital payment

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Ripple and Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) Offer Pilot Program for Saudi Banks

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) — the central bank for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) — has signed an agreement with Ripple to help banks in the KSA improve their payments infrastructure using xCurrent. This ground-breaking pilot program is the first

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UAE Exchange Partners with Ripple for Instant Cross-Border Payments

UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced it has partnered with San Francisco-based Ripple to enable instant, seamless and real-time cross-border payments. This makes UAE Exchange the largest payment solutions provider in the

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