Investments in Gulf-based fintech startups are expected to reach $ 2 billion in the next decade, compared to a mere $ 150 million invested in the last 10 years, according to a new study by MENA Research Partners (MRP), a leading research company in the region.
Android phone users in the UAE can now make “secure and contactless” payments with Google Pay.
Bahrain FinTech Bay has announced the Labour Fund “Tamkeen” as a Strategic Partner for its global blockchain conference, BlockOn 2018 – Redefining Finance, taking place on 22nd November 2018.
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has released a thought paper on infrastructure for crypto and distributed ledger environment, and financial market infrastructures (FMIs).
With the increasing number and frequency of sophisticated attacks on the banking sector in the region, the need to develop a comprehensive cybersecurity programme is now more pertinent than ever.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has signed a series of landmark agreements between FinTech Hive at DIFC and global Fintech accelerators.
Wahed Invest, a New York-based firm and the first fintech Islamic Economy startup has raised an additional $8 million this year from existing investors to accelerate development of a global savings solution and international expansion.
European Union finance ministers are set to discuss a watered down proposal on an EU-wide digital tax, according to a report by Reuters.
Dubai citizens and residents will soon be able to make digital payments for school fees, bills and retail purchases with a stable, digital currency after a partnership between blockchain payment providers and emcredit – Dubai’s Credit Bureau.
Kuwait, as part of its nationwide digital roadmap ‘New Kuwait 2035’, aims to drive the country’s digital innovation market to nearly $988.88 million this year.