January 12, 2020

Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain, a leading Islamic bank in the Kingdom, has revamped its mobile application “KFH Jazeel Banking”, the first integrated Fintech digital banking platform in the Kingdom of Bahrain, with an aim to place customer needs and experience as a key element in product development. The revamp of the application comes in line with KFH-Bahrain’s strategy to suppo...

October 3, 2019

Aion Digital, one of the fastest growing FinTech solution provider in the GCC, is pleased to announce its partnership with Daon, a global leader in biometric identity technology.

In the GCC, Aion Digital is already reshaping the customer experience for financial institutions in the region with its “digital bank in a box” approach to augment the digital capabilities of existing ban...

September 2, 2019

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) announced that it is the first financial institution in Bahrain to deploy innovative SelfServ 80 ATMs from NCR Corporation (NCR) to support its digital strategy for customer growth.

NCR, a global enterprise technology provider for the financial industry, will also provide NCR Direct Connection (NDC) Enterprise software to NBB to help integrate their...

August 25, 2019

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) announced that it is the first Bank in the Kingdom of Bahrain to successfully complete the SWIFT Global Payments Innovation (SWIFT gpi) certification. SWIFT gpi is the latest initiative launched by SWIFT to improve the customer experience in the world of international (cross border) payments. The Bank continues to be a first mover in the adoption of...

July 11, 2019

National Bank of Bahrain announced it has joined the National eKYC (Know Your Customer) platform mandated by the Central Bank of Bahrain and operated by The Benefit Company. NBB was the first bank in the Kingdom to join the platform, which will be used by all financial institutions to simplify and ease client onboarding and KYC maintenance requirements electronically.

In line with...

July 2, 2019

55 high potential candidates graduated from the region’s first Professional Development Certificate Program in FinTech delivered and certified by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Successful candidates enrolled in the 3-month online Program received their certificates of completion in a final graduation ceremony. The certificate program also included working p...

June 18, 2019

In line with its strategy to expand its presence in the digital banking sphere, Al Baraka Islamic Bank (Al Baraka – Bahrain), announced the introduction of its all-new Customer Care WhatsApp service.

The service, which is currently live, now gives customers the opportunity to address their banking enquiries from the utmost comfort. Available to use on any platform on which WhatsAp...

May 27, 2019

Al Baraka Islamic Bank (AIB-Bahrain), announced the signing of a membership affiliation & partnership Agreement as an issuer and ATM Acquirer with Eazy Financial Services ‘eazyNet™’, an established Bahraini FinTech Biometric Payment Network Company, for the provision of Biometric payment services that will give its customers a safe, more convenient and more secure way to conduct...

March 28, 2019

Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB), one of the leading Islamic banks in the Kingdom, has recently announced that it has partnered with, an Open Banking solution provider represented by “Tarabut Gateway” subsidiary of Almoayed Technologies and licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB).

This come as part of the bank’s preparations to provide open banking services to its cl...

February 26, 2019

Waqfe, one of the fastest growing fintechs in the GCC announced the launch of its next generation banking platform, Aion Digital. Aion is a fully mobile platform that builds secure digital banks.

The launch coincided with the expansion of Aion to UAE market and signing of a major multiyear contract with a significant confidential financial institution. In Bahrain, Aion digital pla...

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