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FinTech In The Middle East: 2021 Forecast

The Middle East is one of the world’s most heterogeneous regions, spanning three continents and 21 countries, with a population of close to 600 million. It is a culturally, politically and economically diverse region that also encompasses the six Arab states that are members of the Gulf C

Raqamyah raises $2.3 million investment

Saudi-based fintech peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, Raqamyah, has secured a $2.3 million investment round led by Impact46 with participation from Vision Ventures, Mad’a Investment, Alyusur Company, Fadeed Investment and several angel investors. Founded by Ammar Bakheet, Raqamyah operates as p

What can Mena learn from the African experience in fintech?

Mahmood Ahmadu is the chairman of Innovate 1 Pay, a Nigerian financial technology (fintech) company established in 2012, providing online payment solutions for retail and wholesale mobile remittances, mobile money, and currency card payments. The largest domestic service provider of this nature in i