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UAE’s First Islamic Robo-Advisor Launched

Wahed Invest Limited, a global fintech that offers Shariah-compliant investing, has become the UAE’s first Islamic digital investment management platform. The company has obtained a Financial Services Permission from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market. Wahed

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Wio Bank Goes Virtual Asset Trading

Wio Bank, UAE’s online bank and Fuze, a digital assets infrastructure provider, have partnered to empower Wio Bank customers with virtual assets trading services. Customers will be able to buy and sell popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, directly

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Top 7 UAE Investors Fueling the Fintech Revolution

Investors from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are actively backing promising tech startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), opening their wallets to innovative ventures and contributing to the region’s entrepreneurial growth. Between 2018 and H1 2023, a

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Abu Dhabi’s $50 Billion Fund Partners With BNY Mellon to Launch Wealth Tech Firm

Lunate, a global alternative investment management company with more than $50 billion of assets under management, and BNY Mellon, one of the world’s largest custodian, are investing in a new company, Alpheya, that will develop a customized wealth management technology

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Top 50 Pioneering Climate Tech Startups in the Middle East

PwC Middle East has launched its first Net Zero Future50 report, revealing 50 pioneering start-ups in the Middle East driving innovation focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and addressing the impacts of global warming across key economic sectors in the

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Hub71 and Seoul Join Forces to Boost Startups

Hub71 has signed a strategic cross-border partnership with the Seoul Metropolitan Government, to support the international growth and commercial activities of tech startups in the UAE and South Korea. The strategic partnership is based on mutual support and collaboration, which

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A Digital Real Property Platform for Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced a strategic partnership with Advanced Real Estate Services (ADRES), a company providing innovative proptech solutions. This partnership signifies the commencement of a pioneering initiative aimed at developing an advanced digital Real Property platform under

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Over 10,000 Global Finance Leaders Set to Converge at Abu Dhabi Finance Week

Abu Dhabi is set to host the Abu Dhabi Finance Week (ADFW) from 27th to 30th November 2023, a four-day series that promises to be a landmark event in the global financial calendar. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh

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Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi Regulators Strengthen Fintech Ties

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have singed a MoU to step up their fintech cooperation. This agreement aims to enhance the ongoing partnership, focusing on cross-border

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Visa Rolls Out Installments Solution in the UAE

Network International, a digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, in collaboration with Visa has introduced Visa Installments Solution (VIS) for its merchants and issuer clients in the UAE. Under this agreement, Visa credit cardholders will be

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