Israel

Israel’s Emergence as a Fintech Nation

With more than 500 fintech companies, Israel is rapidly emerging as a fintech powerhouse with players in the sector attracting global attention as well as billions of dollars in venture capital. In 2019, equity investments in Israeli fintech reached an

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Israel Stock Exchange Launches Blockchain Securities Lending Platform

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) announced the launch of a Central Blockchain Securities Lending Platform in Israel. The platform will transform the securities lending market in Israel by enabling direct lending among all the major financial instruments. It will function

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Israel’s First Fully Digital Bank Starts Soon

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that Israel’s first fully digital bank, has partnered with TCS as the first customer of its Banking Service Bureau, powered by TCS BaNCS. TCS was

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Top 12 Fintech Startups in Israel to Keep an Eye On

Israel has long been the Middle East’s most prominent startup hub with the area around Tel Aviv having earned the nickname “Silicon Wadi” for its high concentration of high-tech companies. One industry in particular that has gained much traction in

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Israel Quickly Becoming a Leading Fintech Hub

From its origin as a 90-startup, US$13 million capital sector, the Israeli fintech industry has grown to include approximately 500 fintech startups, collectively raising an estimated total of US$500-650 million to date. According to a report by Deloitte, Israel is quickly becoming

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