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What’s new in fintech in the Middle East?

As the global fintech sector grows, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the way we manage money with technology isn’t just about…well, money. It’s about people. Fintech developers are creating products and services that can help people live more easily, enjoy greater financial freedom, and have more

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What’s new in fintech in the Middle East?

As the global fintech sector grows, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the way we manage money with technology isn’t just about…well, money. It’s about people. Fintech developers are creating products and services that can help people live more easily, enjoy greater financial freedom, and have more

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Fintech: it’s a force for evolution

“…under one roof (an unfathomably big roof) we have smart energy, smart cities, and health tech bumping into fintech tech. LEAP 2023 afforded me the chance to talk with others from around the world, in different industries, about that intersectionality of smart data use cases in an open framework; a

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Fintech to help local communities thrive

There’s something we’re addicted to at LEAP: the stories of how tech founders navigate the entrepreneurial road and create ways to make life better. We asked #LEAP23 speaker Hamish Blythe (Founder of Trilo) how his journey led him to launch a fintech startup, and he said:  “While at

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Why MENA VCs fell in love with food and fintech apps

The past two years has transformed the Middle East’s entrepreneurial evolution into a revolution. Regional governments had been planting the seeds of this nascent industry for years, but it kicked into fourth gear over the past 18 months to combat the challenges of the pandemic. As our physical world

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What’s next for financial services post pandemic?

In 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic hit the business world hard, and the following restrictions to travel and work led to hard times for many industries. However, the pandemic hit different industries in different ways, and for some, the effect was positive. Fintech was one of the biggest winners of 2020

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How Chatbots Feed Into Millennials Need for Convenience in Banking

In partnership with Infobip The digitalisation of the banking industry is an ongoing trend that has fundamentally altered the way consumers interact with their banks over the last fifteen years. It all started with moving paper-based statements and transactions online to allowing customers easier access to their financial information through