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March 31, 2018

Click here for Sky News Arabia video featuring BahrainFinTech Bay.

March 29, 2018

Manama : C5 Accelerate held its fourth ‘Cloud10 Scalerator programme’ Pitch Day, under the patronage of Shaikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa, Chairman of Tamkeen during the annual EPay Summit, (Electronic Payments and Online Banking Conference) yesterday. 

The Cloud10 Pitch Day marked the completion of the fourth intake of the programme, focused specifically on fintech to align wit...

March 28, 2018

Manama : Top experts from all over the world converged on Bahrain yesterday for the ‘ePay Summit’ which shed light on E-Payment and Internet Banking technology as a key factor for E-commerce activities. 

Held under the patronage of Central Bank Bahrain, the summit organised by EastMed shared practical cases and in-depth experiences in cybersecurity, E-Payments infrastructure,  reg...

March 28, 2018

Manama : VIVA Bahrain has announced the launch of VIVA Cash, a new application designed to offer consumers a secure and convenient digital mobile wallet for everyday payments.

The service is launched in collaboration with SADAD Bahrain, the Kingdom’s FinTech leader and licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain. 

Available for free on the Apple Store and Google...

March 27, 2018

Manama : The third Arab Lawyers Forum was hosted over the course of two days with a view to providing proactive and interested lawyers in the Arab World an opportunity to connect with industry peers. The event which was hosted by Al Tamimi & Company and local leading law firms brought over 100 industry professionals from across Arab League countries.

The Forum focused on pres...

March 26, 2018

Financial technologies that comply with Islamic law, or Sharia, could help attract 150 million new banking customers in the next three years alone, according to consultants EY.

But Pew Research points out that demand is set to grow well beyond this with the global Muslim population expected to explode from less than two billion in 2015 to almost three billion by 2060.

Malaysia, the...

March 26, 2018

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced today important developments in its Fintech ecosystem that further strengthen its position as MEASA’s number one and one of the world’s top 10 FinTech hubs.

  • Five new FinTech start-ups join the Centre, including the region’s fi...

March 26, 2018

In the Middle East, fintech sandboxes and government driven initiatives have supported the growing base of fintech startups, which more doubled in size between 2013 and 2015, rising from only 46 fintech startups based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to 105 startups, according to the State of Fintech in MENA report.

Fintech in the Middle East

In MENA, the UAE, L...

March 23, 2018

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has partnered with Fintech Circle to launch a range of financial technology education courses for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

The goal of the partnership is to educate finance services professionals by providing courses across all areas of financial technology innovation. Planned courses include FinTech foundation, InsurTech, Wealt...

March 21, 2018

Manama, Mar. 21 (BNA): The Benefit Company and Eazy Financial Services signed a strategic partnership to introduce the MENA region’s first Biometric Payment Network. Mr. Abdul Wahed Al Janahi, CEO of The Benefit Company and Mr. Khaled Al Ahli, CE of Eazy financial signed the partnership in the presence of HE Khalid Al Rumaihi, CE of the Bahrain Economic Development Board and Mr....

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