Israel’s Liquidity Group to Establish R&D Center in Abu Dhabi

Credit automation platform Liquidity Group has joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) Innovation Programme and will establish an R&D center in the city, making it the first Israeli company to do so. Liquidity’s R&D center will focus on developing

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UK payments platform has launched a new research and development hub in Israel as part of its international growth plans and to allow the company to tap into new technical talent pools. says that the new office will

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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange to Establish a Digital Asset Platform

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) has published its new strategy for the years 2023-2027, including plans to venture into cryptocurrencies and create a new blockchain-enabled digital asset platform. The bourse says it will promote the implementation of innovative technologies

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Top 8 MENA Fintech Funding Rounds With Corporate VC Investment in H1 2022

Corporate venture capital (CVC) deals declined on the whole in terms of number and volume in the first half of 2022, though the average deal size increased to US$35 million in the second quarter of the year. This is according

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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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Israel, Norway and Sweden Explore Interlinking CBDC Systems for International Payments

The Bank of Israel, Norges Bank, Sveriges Riksbank and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) are launching Project Icebreaker to explore how central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) can be used for international retail and remittance payments. The project aims to

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Noble Raises US$18M Series A to Expand Its Credit Products Platform to the US

Tel Aviv-based fintech Noble, the no-code platform for credit products, has raised US$18 million in Series A funding led by US venture capital firm Insight Partners. Cross River Digital Ventures, Y Combinator, Flexport Fund, TLV Partners, Operator Partners, Verissimo Ventures,

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eToro Adds ESG Scores to 2,700 Stocks

Israeli social investing platform eToro has added environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores for over 2,700 stocks on its platform, enabling users to consider ESG factors when building their portfolios. The scores—calculated by combining market news, NGO signals and company-reported

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eToro Gets ADGM’s In-Principle Approval to Operate as an Investment Broker

Israeli social investing platform eToro has received an in-principle approval from the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to operate as a securities, derivatives and crypto broker in Abu Dhabi. The company expects to subsequently obtain a Financial Services Permission from

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Wix’s UK-Based Merchants Can Now Accept Payments With Vyne

Account-to-account payments platform Vyne entered a new partnership with web development platform Wix that gives Wix’s UK-based merchants access to Vyne’s open banking payments infrastructure, enabling them to offer their customers the ability to pay directly from their mobile banking

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