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April 22, 2019

Amr Al Menhali, newly appointed as Al Hilal Bank's CEO, will lead a digital transformation to enhance customer experience

UAE-based Al Hilal Bank has set out a new road map to transform into a digital-focused retail bank, investing significantly in technology to enhance its customer experience.

Amr Al Menhali, newly appointed as Al Hilal Bank’s CEO, will lead the digital transforma...

April 9, 2019

Bahrain is nurturing its fintech sector with agile and progressive regulation, seeking to build a strong regional hub for innovation.

It might seem out of character, but bank regulators in Bahrain are leading their country through a dizzying series of reforms and initiatives designed to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in fintech.

The Central Bank has created a new fintech...

 

Khalid Saad gives an opening keynote on Day 2 of the Art + FinTech summit at ArtBAB 2019 © Fadi Farhat Photography

Etienne Verbist, an authority in the field of crowd sourcing, disruptive business modelling and disruptive art, as well as a columnist for ArtDependence Magazine spoke with Khalid Saad, CEO Bahrain FinTech Bay.

 

EVB WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT DO YOU DO?

My name is Khalid Saa...

April 3, 2019

Al Rateb meets all the requirements of the wage protection system.

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain and AFS offering “Al Rateb” – the first cashless payment service in the Kingdom for blue collar workers


Manama: Al Salam Bank-Bahrain (ASBB), the pioneering Shari’a-compliant bank in the Kingdom and Arab Financial Services (AFS), the region’s leading FinTech enabler and payment services provid...

April 3, 2019

Bahrain has welcomed the arrival of Estater – said to be the Kingdom’s first dedicated Prop-Tech company.

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has celebrated the Kingdom’s selection as the regional hub for Indian-origin Prop-Tech company Estater, said to be the first such entry in the country. Noted in a recent KPMG report as having the most liberalised and competitive ICT...

April 3, 2019

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) announced that it has selected Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, to provide its TCS BaNCS solution for core banking.

This is in line with the bank’s digital transformation and efforts to diversify its business lines, deliver superior customer experience, and leverage the p...

April 1, 2019

Public and private entities in Bahrain are going gone cashless utilizing the kingdom’s first e-money TAM Dinar, a product by Payment International Enterprise (PIE), currently used as an alternative to cash payments by government and commercial entities.

PIE’s innovative solution is used by the General Directorate of Traffic, Electricity and Water Authority, Bahrain Customs, Real...

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