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Rise Brings Financial Services to Underserved Migrant Workers

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown have put a toll on many sectors, including the startup ecosystem. According to a research conducted by Wamda and Arabnet, released in May, 71%

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Report: Impact of COVID19 on the Tech Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in MENA

A research report on the impact of COVID-19 on the startup ecosystem across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact the way we live, work, and operate, very few startups in the region

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Central Bank of UAE and ADGM to Jointly Host and Organise Fintech Abu Dhabi 2020

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) will collaborate and jointly host and organise the 4th annual FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival which will be held from 24 to 26 November 2020. Celebrating its fourth edition,

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Tabby, a “Buy Now, Pay Later” Startup Serving Saudi Arabia and the UAE

COVID-19 has already killed more than 260,000 people and infected over 3,700,000 people so far, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. In addition to the serious health implications, the virus is also having a several impact on businesses and

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TPay Mobile and Vodafone Egypt Launch Digital Payment on Google Play

Vodafone Egypt, the largest mobile network operator in Egypt in terms of active subscribers and Tpay Mobile, a digital payment enabler in the Middle East and Africa, announced the launch of Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) on the Google Play store.

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Flat6labs Bahrain Holds Their First Digital Demo Day for Its 4th Cycle

Flat6Labs Bahrain announced that it has successfully completed 4 Cycles since its launch in March 2018. Within its 2 years of operations, the accelerator has reached several milestones which include job creation, supporting startups & the local ecosystem, raising awareness

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UAE Based Fintech Pointcheckout Wins Euvsvirus Hackathon Challenge

PointCheckout has developed an innovative solution using its digital wallet platform to tackle the distribution of support funds in a fast, secure and efficient way to citizens. The #EUvsVirus Hackathon featured close to 21,000 participants and brought together people of

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Hubpay, the Digital Wallet for the Remittance Community in the Gulf, Announces Its Seed Round

Hubpay announces its Seed funding round led by a leading US venture capital firm – Signal Peak Ventures. The investment raised will support the launch of Hubpay’s digital wallet in the Middle East market. Additionally, a UAE angel investment group

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