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Financial Innovation Summit Discusses Fintech Developments In Qatar and Beyond

Organised by BII World the Financial Innovation Summit launched yesterday at the Hilton Doha. The two-day event covered over 20 fintech experts explore on the latest trends, developments and emerging technologies in the banking sector in the region. The agenda

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Qatar Works To Become A Fintech Hub

Qatar is being prepped to become a leading fintech hub in the Middle East. The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a business and financial center located in Doha providing legal and business infrastructure for financial services, has been working with major

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Qatar Financial Centre Partnering Up with B-Hive to Develop Fintech Industry in Qatar

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has partnered with B-Hive to develop FinTech Industry in Qatar. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida, Chief Executive Officer, QFC and Wim De Waele, CEO and Managing Partner, B-Hive. The ceremony

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4 Things You Need to Know About Qatar Development Bank’s Fintech Incubator

In a nation where a majority of the labour force is in one way or another working with the government, there is a dearth of entrepreneurs with innovative ideas. As a result, the fintech scene in Qatar has seen some

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Mastercard and Ooredoo to launch Masterpass in Qatar

Ooredoo and Mastercard have announced the upcoming launch of Masterpass in Qatar, a service designed to offer a new level of payments convenience to Ooredoo’s growing base of consumers in Qatar. Masterpass is a simple, convenient and trusted digital payment

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Sky Magic Presents Qatar’s First Live Drone Show

Singapore-based startup Sky Magic delivered a visual spectacle for Qatar’s 46th National Day Week celebrations at Katara Cultural Village in Qatar, in the form of a drone show featuring a 300-strong fleet. This was the first time a live drone show

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Fintech in Qatar and Bahrain

While places like the US, the UK and China have long been leaders in digital finance, new fintech companies are starting to pop up in unexpected locations such as Poland, Slovakia, as well as the Middle East, underscoring fintech’s global

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