Dubai

Amazon Launches Intellectual Property Accelerator for SMEs in the UAE

Amazon has launched an Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator programme in the UAE to connect small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a curated network of IP law firms. The accelerator, which is available to any brand selling on Amazon.ae, aims to

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UAE Money App Mamo is Now Licensed to Offer Payment Services in the DIFC

Dubai-based money app Mamo has been granted a license by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to operate within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a special economic zone and leading financial hub in the Emirates. The company was previously

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Binance’s MENA Sign Ups Grew 49% YTD With New License, Hires and Partnerships

Crypto giant Binance says that it has seen a 49% increase in user sign-ups year-to-date across the Middle East and North Africa in a blog post sharing the company’s progress in the region. Its Dubai office has grown to over

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MoneyGram Acquires 12% Stake in UAE Mobile Payment App Jingle Pay

P2P payments company MoneyGram International and Dubai-based Jingle Pay have entered a partnership to enable consumers in the UAE to send money in near real-time to over 200 countries and territories. Founded in 2019, Jingle Pay’s mobile payment platform —

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6 Middle East Fintech Startups on CB Insights’ Fintech 250 Most Promising List

Six fintech startups from the Middle East made this year’s Fintech 250, CB Insights’ annual list of the 250 most promising private fintech companies in the world. The 250 winners were selected from a pool of over 12,500 eligible private

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Wio to Provide Digital Banking Services to Businesess in Dubai’s Meydan Free Zone

Digital bank Wio has partnered with Meydan Free Zone to provide digital banking services to startups, freelancers, and small and medium enterprises operating in the free zone. Meydan Free Zone is a digital free zone in Dubai which was founded

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Emirates Post Group Set to Launch Its New Fintech Arm FINTX

Emirates Post Group announced that it will launch its new fintech arm FINTX later this month during the annual Gulf Information Technology Exhibition or Gitex Global 2022 event in Dubai. FINTX will contribute to the UAE’s fintech ecosystem by transforming

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Here Are the Top 5 Fintech Startups in the Middle East on LinkedIn in 2022

Five fintech companies made LinkedIn’s second annual top startups list featuring 10 companies in the UAE that it says is gaining attention. The ranking was produced using LinkedIn data in four areas: employee growth, jobseeker interest, employee engagement, and their

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DIFC Launches ESG Self-Assessment Tool for Companies

The Dubai Sustainable Finance Working Group (DSFWG) has introduced a self-assessment tool for companies to measure the maturity of their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies and practices. The tool was developed in-line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

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Fintech Galaxy Appoints Salt Edge’s Senior Execs As Its New COO and CFO

Open banking platform Fintech Galaxy announced the addition of executive team members as it looks to ramp up its product offering and presence across the region, especially in the UAE, Saudi and Bahrain. This most notably included the appointment of

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