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Fintech Saudi Ties up With Flat6Labs to Launch a Fintech Accelerator Programme

Powered by startup accelerator Flat6Labs, Fintech Saudi is launching its Fintech Accelerator, an intensive 3-months innovation and entrepreneurship programme.  The programme brings together Fintech Saudi’s market reach and Flat6Labs’ resources to provide up to ten fintech startups with the best

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Fintech Saudi Arabia Access Guide and Annual Ecosystem Report

Fintech Saudi, a financial sector development program initiative launched by the Saudi Arabian government in 2018, has released its latest Fintech Access Guide, a bi-annual booklet for local and foreign fintech entrepreneurs covering topics such as regulation and business strategies.

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Saudi Central Bank Permits 2 New Fintech Startups to Operate Under Its Regulatory Sandbox

The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced granting permit to a new batch of companies; “Lean Technologies” and “Mod5r” to provide Open Banking Solutions; bringing the total number of permitted Fintech companies operating under its Regulatory Sandbox to 38. This step

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Saudi Fintech Tamara Secures Record $100M Series B Round

Saudi fintech startup Tamara, a leading payments startup focused on driving financial inclusion across the Middle East, has raised a $100m Series B equity round led by Sanabil Investments, with participation from Coatue, Shorooq Partners, Endeavor Catalyst and a follow-on

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Abu Dhabi Proptech Startup SmartCrowd Secures Saudi Fintech Licence

SmartCrowd Holdings, a regional pioneer in fractional real estate investments, has been granted a FinTech experimental license by the Saudi Capital Markets Authority (CMA). SmartCrowd is currently working on completing business requirements for the upcoming launch of its Real Estate

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6 Fast-Growing Fintechs from Saudi to Keep a Close Eye on

These past few years have seen Saudi Arabia’s fintech sector gaining strong momentum, a growth that’s been fueled by favorable market conditions, the country’s dynamic startup ecosystem and booming funding activity. Between 2020 and 2021, the number of fintech companies

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Saudi Central Bank Licenses 3 New Payment Fintech Companies

The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the licensing of three new companies specialized in finance and electronic payments, during the Global Entrepreneurship Congress sponsored by His Royal Highness Mohammad bin Salman, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of

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Entrepreneurship Arm of Saudi Aramco to Launch Fintech Accelerator Program

Wa’ed, the entrepreneurship arm of Saudi Aramco, has collaborated with Fintech Saudi as a strategic partner, along with regional seed and early-stage venture capital firm Flat6Labs, to launch a 12-week Fintech Accelerator to expedite the growth and development of promising

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Fintech Digest: Saudi Arabia’s Fintech Space Grows With 16 New Licenses

Saudi Arabia’s fintech sector has broadened, with licenses issued to 16 new fintech companies during the third quarter of this year (Zawya). According to the Saudi Central Bank governor, 13 of these companies come from the payments and electronic wallets

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Fintech News Digest: What’s Behind Saudi Arabia’s Fintech Boom?

Saudi Arabia’s fintech ecosystem is thriving to say the least. In last week’s fintech news, a new report pointed out that Saudi fintech companies raised a total of US$157.2 million between January and August this year. That’s a whole bunch

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