Posts From Fintechnews Middle East

Personetics Co-founder David Sosna Steps Down as CEO, Udi Ziv Named Successor

Personetics, a global provider of data-driven personalisation solutions, announced that it has named Udi Ziv as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ziv, who brings a wealth of experience from previous leadership roles, including at SAP, NICE, and Earnix, will replace

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Venture Debt Fund Stride Supports Hub71

Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, and Stride Ventures, a venture debt fund, have partnered to support startups in Abu Dhabi. Through this partnership, Hub71 will leverage Stride Ventures’ expertise, to provide startups with access to capital and mentorship opportunities

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Switzerland and Qatar Continue Collaboration Discussion About Digital and Sustainable Finance

The second session of the Joint Economic and Financial Committee between the Ministry of Finance of the State of Qatar and the Swiss Federal Finance Department was held recently in Doha. HE Minister of Finance Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari

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Emirates NBD Partners With Singaporean AI Financial Crime Platform

Emirates NBD announced a strategic partnership with Silent Eight, a technology company which offers an advanced AI and machine learning platform to identify and prevent financial crime. The partnership is in line with Emirates NBD’s vision to be the most

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Changing Consumer Behavior, Digital Adoption Drive E-Commerce Surge in the Middle East

The Middle East is witnessing a dynamic shift in consumer behavior, preferences and digital adoption, prompting a transition towards online shopping and e-commerce, a new report by RetailX, a UK-based retail and e-commerce research company, says. The report, titled “Middle

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The E-Invoicing Exchange Summit: Harnessing Global E-Invoicing Best Practices for the Middle East

Governments and tax authorities are driving the need for businesses to adopt E-Invoicing across the globe. As more countries across the Middle East mandate E-Invoicing, tax becomes an integral part of day-to-day finance and commercial operations. In the United Arab

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The Top Nigerian Fintech Products According to The Nigerian Tech Ecosystem Movie

On December 20, 2023, Peace Itimi, the host of Founders Connect, a YouTube show that interviews up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the African startup landscape, premiered a new documentary spotlighting the Nigerian tech ecosystem. The documentary, titled “Innovating Africa: The Rise of

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Middle Eastern and African Region Sees Neobanking Sector Picking up Steam

Though still in their early stages of development compared to Europe and the US, neobanks are playing a growing role in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region by addressing challenges in accessing traditional financial services. The Fintech Times identified

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WRISE Opens Office in Dubai to Enter Middle East Markets

WRISE Group, an independent multi-family office, has appointed Dhruba Jyoti (DJ) Sengupta as CEO of its newly established Middle East subsidiary, located in Dubai. This expansion is part of WRISE’s broader strategy to extend its reach into the United Arab

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Qatari E-Wallet Fintech Startup Karty Secures $2 Millions Seed Round

KARTY, an emerging Qatari fintech startup, has announced the successful completion of a substantial seed funding round, amassing over $2 million dollars, which is equivalent to more than 7.3 million Qatari Riyals. This latest infusion of capital, raised from a

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