Dubai

GOcardi Users Now Can Make Payments In Seconds Via MenaPay

GOcardi is located in Dubai and it’s 2 million + users now can pay for services like Netflix, Spotify, Apple Music, Playstation, Fortnite, and many others instantly by using MenaPay. MenaPay offers a fast and secure payment experience for everyone

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Dubai International Financial Centre is Launching a New Business Stimulus Initiative

In these unprecedented times, I write to reassure you that the wellbeing of our community continues to be our highest priority. In alignment with the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHAP), the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the World

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DIFC Launches New License for Tech Startups and Entrepreneurs

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a special economic zone in Dubai and a financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) markets, has launched a new license for startups, entrepreneurs and technology companies. The Dubai Innovation

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Dubai International Financial Centre Reports Record Growth in 2019

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced a record growth in 2019. The total number of firms in the Centre reached 2,437, up 14% from 2018, with

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University of Dubai and Krypto Labs Launch an Innovation Hub for Future Startups

The University of Dubai and Krypto Labs have announced the launch of an innovation hub open for students, alumni, professors, and the community to develop their entrepreneurial skills and catalyze the growth of startups from within the university campus. The

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National Bank of Fujairah Partners with Ripple for Cross-Border Money Transfers

National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) announced its partnership with Rippl to enact easy and seamless cross-border payments through the RippleNet platform. Through this blockchain solution, the bank’s customers will now be able to conduct secure and real-time payments with

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DIFC’s Fintech Accelerator Triples its Size

DIFC FinTech Hive, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced the expansion of the business and innovation space within the Centre. The increased physical footprint of DIFC FinTech Hive

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DIFC Partners with Singapore Blockchain Accelerator

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC),has reaffirmed its commitment to Asian FinTech partnerships and advancing the Centre’s FinTech ecosystem. DIFC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tribe Accelerator, the first Singapore government supported Blockchain accelerator, to collaborate on knowledge

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DIFC and Mashreq Bank Launch Instant Bank Account Opening with the Region’s First KYC Blockchain Platform

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Mashreq Bank announced the region’s first blockchain data sharing platform, now live in production, to support licensed businesses and corporates opening digital bank accounts instantly. In continuation of the consortium formed back in July 2019

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UAE Leads MENA in Financial Inclusion: Research

Financial inclusion diverges across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) taking the lead and Morocco lagging behind, according to a new report by Fintech Consortium, Bahrain Fintech Bay, and Jordan Fintech Bay. In

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