Tiger Global Leads US$12m Series A for Tarabut Gateway

Dubai-headquartered open banking startup Tarabut Gateway has raised US$12 million in a pre-Series A fundraise, the company announced in a statement today. The round was led by Tiger Global. It was joined by new backers Dubai International Fintech Fund, an

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Edfundo Is the Newest Youth Neobank in the UAE

Edfundo, a youth-focused neobank, will be launching in the UAE early next year, according to a statement from the company. Edfundo is a tween and teen-focused smart money management app built by UAE-based teachers and co-founder CEO Simon Wing and

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Pakistan’s Nascent Fintech Ecosystem Gets a Boost

Despite a growing population and a large pool of unbanked, Pakistan has been a relatively slow-mover within the digital finance space, but new opportunities brought about the COVID-19 pandemic and government-led initiatives are expected to fuel growth. Out of a

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