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Dutch Payments Platform Adyen to Expands to Dubai

Adyen, the global payments platform based in Netherlands, announced that it will expand its offering to the Middle East by opening a new office in Dubai. Adyen said in a statement that this will enable its existing merchant base to

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Open Banking Platform Tarabut Gateway Bags $13 Million in Seed Funding

Bahrain-based open banking platform Tarabut Gateway has secured $13 million during a seed funding round. The announcement follows Tarabut Gateway’s recent expansion into the UAE in October 2020. Tarabut Gateway, which has offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London and Manama,

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GoDaddy and Startups Without Borders to Train Entrepreneurs Across MENA Region

GoDaddy Inc, an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, announced the introduction of a free online training course titled ‘Start and Grow Online with GoDaddy’ designed to help entrepreneurs take their businesses online. GoDaddy is partnering

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SH Capital Ltd Launches in Dubai to Empower SMEs With Global Banking Services

A new digital treasury services management provider SH Capital Ltd (SHC), launches in Dubai today with a mission to empower small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs & MMEs) by offering world class global banking services, asset management, FX hedging solutions,

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Visa Study: Contactless Payments in the UAE Here to Stay

Visa’s third edition of its global research study, “Visa Back to Business Study – 2021 Outlook”, found that both the continued small and micro business’ (SMB) shift towards digital commerce and changing consumer payments habits embracing digital payments in the

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Emirates NBD Unveils Customer Digital Onboarding Experience

Emirates NBD has rolled out the digital onboarding option for new customers to have their identity documents verified using contactless NFC technology when opening a bank account via its mobile app. The bank’s TruID solution uses NFC technology to read

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Dubai’s Road Transport Authority Launches Smart Payment Card

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Huawei Consumer Business Group announced the launch of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) digital nol cards and nol Pay mobile app on the Huawei AppGallery. This collaboration is in line with the RTA’s

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7 Fintech Startups in UAE to Watch in 2021

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the largest fintech hub for startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), housing about 50% of the region’s fintech companies. In the UAE, two leading financial free zones, Abu Dhabi Global Market

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Fintech in 2020: Key Developments that Shaped UAE’s Fintech Industry This Year

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the largest fintech hub in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and home to half of the region’s fintech companies. As of November 2020, the UAE accounted for over 60% of funds raised

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Tabby Ties up With IKEA to Offer Interest-Free Buy Now, Pay Later Option

tabby, a Middle East “Buy Now Pay Later” platform, announced that it has partnered with Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA to provide customers in the UAE with the flexibility to pay in interest-free installments for their online and in-store purchases.

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