Tag "DIFC"

DIFC Teams with Julius Baer and Euroclear to Address Digital Estate Planning

The DIFC Innovation Hub, part of the Dubai International Financial Centre, has initiated a collaborative project with Swiss wealth management firm Julius Baer and financial market infrastructure provider Euroclear. The venture focuses on addressing the complexities of estate planning in

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DIFC to Kick off Fintech World Cup at SFF 2023 With Pitch Competition

Global fintech startups seeking funding have the opportunity to participate in the Fintech World Cup (FWC), organised by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Registration is currently open for an initial pitch competition that will take place tomorrow (17 November)

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Raiven Capital Launches New USD 125M Startup Fund in Dubai

Raiven Capital  announced the launch of a new USD 125M venture capital fund in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). The fund will focus on founders developing tech in AI, Internet of Things and Distributed Ledger Tech, with a particular emphasis

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DIFC Approves Ripple Under Its Virtual Assets Regime

Ripple announced that the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has approved the digital asset XRP for use within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Licensed virtual asset firms within the DIFC will now be able to incorporate XRP into their

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Standard Chartered Women in Tech: The Top 3 UAE Women Entrepreneurs in DIFC

Standard Chartered’s fifth cohort of the Women in Tech accelerator programme, launched in partnership with DIFC Innovation Hub, has awarded a total of USD 100,000 in equity-free seed capital to the top three female-led tech startups in the UAE. The

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Emirates NBD and DIFC Launch Fintech Talent Accelerator in Dubai

Emirates NBD has launched the ‘National Digital Talent Incubator’ program, as a part of its strategic partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Facilitated by DIFC’s venture building platform, DIFC Launchpad, the bespoke incubator program aims to boost UAE talent

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DIFC to Build Campus Set to Attract Over 500 AI and Web 3.0 Companies

Under the directives of First Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the UAE, and President of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, DIFC, announced

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First Islamic Bank To Go Live on the UAE KYC Blockchain Platform

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has become the first Islamic bank to go live on the UAE Know Your Customer Blockchain Platform, a national ecosystem for the exchange of verified KYC data between licensing authorities and financial institutions. Dubai’s Department

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Dubai Sets up Venture Building Platform ‘DIFC Launchpad’

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has launched its venture building programme ‘DIFC Launchpad’ to promote the growth of innovative startups and scale-ups in the region. The DIFC Launchpad programme expects to support the launch of more than 200 new

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DIFC Suggest New DIFC Venture Studio Regulations

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) proposes to enact new Venture Studio Regulations to establish the first global legal framework for the regulation of venture building. The proposed regulations seek to enable, enhance and promote venture building from within DIFC. Venture

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