March 30, 2020

Standard Chartered has put out a call to tender to fintech startups for a machine learning prototype capable of reducing the handling time for both inbound and outbound traffic through its call centres

The call for applicants is being handled through SC Ventures Fintech Bridge, established to provide startups with a direct line to business units seeking innovative solutions.


September 5, 2018

Backed by Bob Diamond's Atlas Merchant Capital Fund, Greek digital challenger bank Praxia has engaged Swiss core banking vendor Temenos to build its technology platform.

Former Barclays' investment banking head Diamond and fellow Atlas Capital partner David Schamis are the sole shareholders in Praxia Bank, which was formed out of the ashes of Credicom Consumer Finance Bank, a spec...

January 8, 2018

Signed between two of the leading MENA Fintech hubs, the agreement represents a leap forward in promoting the region as a connected and collaborative environment for Fintech to thrive in. It provides a framework for information sharing, and for facilitating the movement of start-ups, knowledge, and talent between the two jurisdictions. With the new partnership, Bahrain EDB and AD...

November 6, 2017

The Bahraini Government and the region's Central Bank are backing the creation of a new fintech hub in a 10,000 square metre space overlooking the waters of Bahrain Bay and the Arabian Gulf.

Scheduled to open in February 2018, the hub will comprise co-working spaces, communal areas, workstations, hot desks, and a variety of other shared infrastructure designed to attract internati...

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