Tag "Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)"

DIFC Launches ESG Self-Assessment Tool for Companies

The Dubai Sustainable Finance Working Group (DSFWG) has introduced a self-assessment tool for companies to measure the maturity of their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies and practices. The tool was developed in-line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

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Meet the 21 Startups in DIFC’s 2022 Fintech Accelerator Bootcamp

The Dubai International Financial Centre’s (DIFC) Fintech Hive has launched Sprint B of its 2022 Fintech Accelerator Programme featuring 21 startups from around the world. Launched in 2017, the DIFC Fintech Hive is an initiative under the DIFC Innovation Hub.

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The Role of Financial Centers in Driving Innovation

Around the world, financial centers and the organizations that represent them are leading efforts to strengthen their countries’ financial markets, business environments and innovation ecosystems to drive economic growth. Today, these clusters and special economic zones are emerging as fintech

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Tarabut Gateway Becomes First Regulated Open Banking Platform in the UAE

Tarabut Gateway has been granted a licence by Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to provide money services in and from Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). DFSA is the independent regulator of financial services in DIFC, the leading global financial centre

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Leading Irish Fintechs Participating in Dubai

Leading Irish Fintech companies will be in Dubai to take part in the Irish Fintech Innovation Showcase event organised by Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Government’s trade and innovation agency in collaboration with the Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) and Dubai

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New Virtual Asset Regulation, Licensing Framework Coming to Dubai Free Zone

As investment and trading activity in virtual and digital assets continue to grow in the Middle East, economic zone financial regulator, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), is looking to introduce new regulation for the asset class as well as

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New DIFC Innovation Hub Launched to Spur on Dubai’s Fintech Ecosystem

The DIFC Innovation Hub has been officially launched as part of the new Dubai Future District announced in January 2020 with over 350 fintech and innovation firms to spur on the fintech sector. The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is

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Fintech in 2020: Key Developments that Shaped UAE’s Fintech Industry This Year

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the largest fintech hub in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and home to half of the region’s fintech companies. As of November 2020, the UAE accounted for over 60% of funds raised

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UK Startup Ebury First to Receive Financial Services License Under DFSA

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), announced that Ebury, a UK fintech startup offering cross-border financial services and risk management, has been granted a Financial Services license to carry out the regulated activity of providing Money Services from the center. Ebury,

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DIFC Innovation Hub Launched to Bolster Dubai’s Fintech Ecosystem

DIFC has launched its startup incubator dubbed as the DIFC Innovation Hub. Collectively, over 250 firms are able to work together to develop and introduce innovative solutions and business models that will redefine the future of finance with the aim

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