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October 24, 2018

Over 300 global blockchain innovators and professionals including a diverse group of regulators, entrepreneurs, investors and financial industry executives will participate in BlockOn 2018 - Redefining Finance, taking place next month, in Bahrain.

Bahrain FinTech Bay has announced the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) as the ‘Strategic Partner’ for its global blockchain c...

October 21, 2018

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital solutions provider, has announced the launch of ‘MyClinic’ application, a digital cloud based solution that is ideal for medical staff working in hospitals and clinics across the Kingdom. The launch of MyClinic App is in line with the Kingdom’s digital transformation efforts to develop advanced services for the business sector and all consumers.

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October 18, 2018

Amazon Web Services will open its first data centre in Bahrain in 2019, Teresa Carlson, vice-president of worldwide public sector at Amazon, said.

Amazon believes the island has the best educated and the most skilled workforce in the Gulf region.
 

Amazon Web Services will open its first data centre in Bahrain in 2019, Teresa Carlson, vice-president of worldwide public sector at Am...

October 18, 2018

The Middle East is increasingly embracing FinTech. The number of FinTech startups in the region is predicted to reach 250 by 2020, and investment in technology-based initiatives and FinTech developments is also on the rise.

While in 2016 FinTech investment in the region totalled $18 million, last year that number was surpassed with a single $20 million contribution to a single p...

October 16, 2018

Alcazar Capital Limited (“ACL”) and FinTech Consortium’s investment arm, InQvest Partners (“IQP”), are pleased to announce their strategic partnership and the launch of a US$100 Million global FinTech fund. Alcazar has also committed to anchor the fund with 10% of total capital.

Alcazar Capital Limited is an investment firm based in the Dubai International Financial Centre with a...

October 15, 2018

Press Release

Manama, Bahrain – Gulf Business Machines (GBM), the region’s number one provider of IT solutions, has announced the successful completion of a record-breaking network infrastructure project for Sinnad, a leading card processing and payment service provider in the region. The network infrastructure project is the first Cisco ACI (software defined network solution) dep...

October 15, 2018

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, will showcase its Visa Developer platform and FinTech partners from regional programs including winners of its ‘Everywhere Initiative’ and participants of DIFC’s FinTech Hive accelerator program, at the GITEX Future Stars. GITEX Future Stars is the largest startup event in the Middl...

October 11, 2018

The General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (Cibafi), the global umbrella of Islamic financial institutions, and Ivey Business School are set to deliver their 4th joint Executive Programme in Bahrain.

The event with the theme on “Strategic Thinking, FinTech Innovation, Founder’s Mentality, and Leading Digitalization” will be held on November 13 and 14.

Foll...

October 11, 2018

Pikcio, a technology company, will showcase its GDPR-compliant customer data handling solutions on blockchain at Gitex 2018 in Dubai.

Customer data is the internet’s new currency. For companies, collecting, authenticating and protecting their customers’ data is an effort amounting to billions of dollars each year. 

Traditional data handling solutions are not built with newly implem...

October 11, 2018

خالد سعد الرئيس التنفيذي لخليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية " فنتك" وعضو مجلس إدارة "ميدل ايست فنتك اسوسيشن"-الشبكة الإقليمية للتكنولوجيا المالية

المنامة – أسماء الأمين 

تلعب البحرين دوراً ريادياً في تبني وتعميم التكنولوجيا المالية في المنطقة، وعند الحديث عن قطاع التكنولوجيا المالية فالبحرين سباقة في هذا المجال، ولها دور ريادي على مستوى مصرف البحرين المركزي فهو المصرف الوحيد بالشرق...

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