FinTech

  • DIFC partners with TiE Mumbai for new FinTech offering

    Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), has partnered with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), the world’s largest non-profit entrepreneurial organisation, to help Indian FinTechs scale their businesses across the region. Throughout a two-day programme, DIFC met with 17 FinTech startups from Mumbai to understand their business models and provide tailored solutions to support their growth in fast-growing emerging markets. 

  • DIFC registers over 100 global FinTech firms

    Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, marks a significant milestone today having registered more than 100 FinTech firms in the Centre.

  • DIFC’s FinTech Hive unveils ‘Scale Up Program’

    DIFC’s FinTech Hive revealed the launch of a new funding accelerator program for FinTech start-ups in the MEASA region.

  • Dubai can become thriving FinTech hub like London, Singapore and New York

    Dubai has expressed its aspirations to become the next FinTech hub. The city has enjoyed decades of rapid growth - and has developed its infrastructure to become a key business center which has now firmly switched its focus towards the FinTech sector.

  • Entrust Datacard acquires nCipher Security from Thales

    Acquisition extends the Entrust Datacard portfolio to include general purpose hardware security module offering that provides enhanced cloud, data security, compliance and payments capabilities.

  • HSBC UK launches green finance range for SMEs

    HSBC UK Commercial Bank has announced its latest offering of a variety of ‘green’ finance services to help support businesses looking to meet their environmental and sustainability goals.

  • Huawei enables “AI+Data” for Smart Finance

    Huawei held their Global FSI Summit 2019 with its partners I Shanghai, China on Thursday where industry key players discussed the latest developments in FinTech.

  • Startups gather in Dubai to participate in FinTech Hive Accelerator program

    In line with the continuous growth and development of the Dubai International Financial Centre’s financial innovation ecosystem, the DIFC FinTech Hive, announced today the commencement of the 2019 edition of its accelerator programme.

  • UAE adopts new regulatory framework for fintech companies

    With the aim of regulating the use of fintech technology, the UAE's Minister of Economy has announced a regulatory framework for fintech companies adopting experimental licenses to conduct their operations. Similar frameworks were introduced by Dubai International Financial Centre and Abu Dhabi Global Market over the last year.

  • UAE consumers increasingly trust digital payments over cash, according to survey

    The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, and the world’s leader in digital payments, Visa (NYSE: V), today launched ‘Stay Secure,’ a consumer education campaign that aims to promote safe digital payment (card and mobile) practices among UAE consumers.