Banking & Finance

Xpence launches its expense management solution in the UAE

Xpence – one of the MENAP region’s first financial management platform with embedded business banking solutions for SMEs – announces the launch of its expense management solution in the UAE – the second of five strategic markets it plans to launch in over the next 18 months. Announcing this latest market entry at the GITEX […]

Sheikh Mohammed visits Microsoft’s stand at GITEX Global 2022

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, explores Dubai’s various attractions virtually at the Microsoft stand on the second day of the GITEX Global 2022 event in Dubai. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Tuesday, visited the Microsoft stand at […]

Second edition of FinTech Surge to host payment innovators Insurtech

FinTech Surge 2022, the MENA region’s leading finance and innovation event, is set to return to Dubai World Trade Centre from October 10-13 2022, where it will spark new disruption in the Middle East and North Africa’s burgeoning fintech sector. An integral part of GITEX Global 2022, the world’s biggest tech and start-up event of […]

Digital-first bank, Emirates NBD marks presence at the world’s largest tech show, GITEX Global 2022

Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the MENAT (Middle East, North Africa and Turkey) region has announced its presence at GITEX Global (GITEX), the region’s largest technology event being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 10-14 October.  The participation demonstrates the digital-first bank’s commitment to banking innovation as Emirates NBD’s joins global technology […]

Chainalysis experts to discuss Blockchain risks, opportunities and compliance at GITEX Global 2022

While supporting the UAE and other GCC countries as they look to leverage Blockchain technology to establish a safe, secure and transparent digital ecosystem, Chainalysis, the Blockchain data platform, has announced its plans to participate at GITEX Global 2022 (stand Z4-L67), taking place in Dubai from Oct 10-14. Through a series of panel and keynote […]

GITEX GLOBAL 2022 takes over Dubai with record capacity

The global digital economy is in full velocity mode, embracing the return of one of the world’s largest, most inclusive tech and start-up events, which opens next month in Dubai with record capacity, its continued expansion fuelling the installation of three additional sold-out halls at the Dubai World Trade Centre. GITEX GLOBAL 2022 will take […]

Dubai Police to rollout second NFT collection during GITEX 2022

As many as 22.91 million people from all over the globe registered their interest in getting Dubai Police’s first collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which was released by the Dubai Police General Command during the second quarter of 2022. Brigadier Khalid Nasser Al Razooqi, Director of the General Department of Artificial Intelligence at Dubai Police, […]

SambaNova Systems unveils GPT AI-powered language model at GITEX

SambaNova Systems, the company building the industry’s most advanced software, hardware and services to run AI applications, has announced GITEX Technology Week the availability of the company’s Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT) language model included in SambaNova’s Dataflow-as-a-Service for language — increasing the capability of SambaNova’s natural language processing (NLP) model with unmatched speed and accuracy […]

Fintech Galaxy closes US$2 million seed funding for first MENA Open Finance platform

Fintech Galaxy, a UAE-based open innovation platform, has raised US$2 million in seed funding to further bolster the development and rollout of its Open Finance platform, as it looks to expand its reach and boost financial inclusion across key Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets. The seed round was led by Jordan’s Ahli Fintech […]

Gulf Bank embarks on multi-year multi-experience transformation journey with Avaya

Gulf Bank, one of the largest and leading banks in Kuwait, has embarked on a multi-year customer experience transformation journey with Avaya as it seeks to embrace a multi-experience approach that strengthens its market differentiation through better customer and employee experiences. Built on Avaya OneCloud CCaaS, the suite of solutions being adopted by Gulf Bank […]