MENA: Dipping Into Digital

Digital banking, cryptocurrencies, ecommerce and fintech start-ups—2017 was a record year for digital investments in the MENA region. But there’s wide variation between countries.


Blockchain in Israel: A diamond in the rough?

It is the target of hacker groups and hostile governments. But nonetheless, industry insiders still see it, and the blockchain technology its built on, as an essential tool going forward.


New technologies set to disrupt UAE banking sector in 2018

As the UAE banking sector comes to terms with new regulations and the implications of VAT, KPMG’s third edition of the annual UAE banking perspectives report reveals how technological innovation and strong corporate governance will enable banks to t


MENA start-up data platform closes $1 million seed funding round

MAGNIiTT.com, one of the largest investment data platforms for investors, entrepreneurs and corporates in the Middle East, has announced that it has successfully raised close to $1 million in funding from both international and Gulf based investors.


Doha Bank unveils new mobile App

The new 2018 App is introducing more than 900 ‘buy one, get one free’ vouchers and over 300 exciting offers at the most prestigious hotels, fine dining restaurants, cafés, leisure spots and health and fitness spas, the ‘Doha Bank