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Apps for P2P Money Transfers and Account Aggregation are Most Popular Fintech Solutions in the Middle East: Survey

Approximately 20% or one-fifth of bank account holders in the Middle East are now using Fintech solutions, according to a recent survey performed by Deloitte. The survey, which examined nine key markets in the Middle East, reveals that consumers in the region are quite willing… Read More

The Dubai Financial Services Authority Signs MOU with Lebanon’s Capital Markets Authority

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lebanon’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA). The agreement is said to enhance information sharing and cooperation around supervisory issues, further extending the existing relationship between the two markets. DFSA has recently been… Read More

Zoomaal Founder Discusses Crowdfunding’s Popularity in the Middle East

As crowdfunding becomes more popular in various countries, recent reports reveal the funding option is gaining attention in the Middle East. According to the Huffington Post, a handful of Lebanese entrepreneurs are using crowdfunding to create and sustain social initiative throughout the country, some of which… Read More

Watch: Haytham Nasr Talks Crowdfunding At TEDxAUB

Haytham Nasr is a co-founder of mygroup.me, an entertainment group based in Beirut, Lebanon. In an equity crowdfunding raise, he and his team crowdfunded a “million-dollar bar” in Lebanon called mybar. The bar was a huge success initially, and within a year of opening investors… Read More

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