QFC is ideal entryway for US firms to access Qatar innovation ecosystem: Al-Jaida

QFC is ideal entryway for US firms to access Qatar innovation ecosystem: Al-Jaida

Qatar offers a range of new business expansion and innovation opportunities to companies from around the world, especially those from across the US, according to a top official of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC).

'Qatar has potential to become de-facto hub for the Gulf tech'

'Qatar has potential to become de-facto hub for the Gulf tech'

Cash-rich Qatar should focus on later stage startups than early stage entities as the country has the potential to dominate in that area to become a de-facto hub for the Gulf tech, according to an global investment manager.

Qatar is a destination of choice for global investors: Al-Jaida

Qatar is a destination of choice for global investors: Al-Jaida

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) hosted a webinar entitled, ‘Strategic Risk Management – Factors to Consider When Investing in and out of Qatar,’ to give global investors expert advice on mitigating risks when investing in Qatar and other international markets.

'Companies wishing to operate in QFC stand to save as much as $10,000'

'Companies wishing to operate in QFC stand to save as much as $10,000'

Qualified financial technology (fintech) companies wishing to operate in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) stand to save as much as $10,000 as the QFC kicked off its ‘Tech Talk’ series.

Rebound in business brightens prospects of Qatar's non-energy private sector in 4th quarter

Rebound in business brightens prospects of Qatar's non-energy private sector in 4th quarter

A sustained rebound in business conditions – especially in the construction, manufacturing, wholesale and retail, and services – brightened the prospects in Doha's non-energy private sector in the fourth quarter, as the country relaxed Covid-19 restrictions

QFC announces new regulations for operating rep office in Qatar

QFC announces new regulations for operating rep office in Qatar

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region, has announced new regulations for operating a representative office in Qatar.

IPA Qatar, UBS sign MoU for financial services hub in Doha

IPA Qatar, UBS sign MoU for financial services hub in Doha

IPA Qatar, UBS sign MoU for financial services hub in Doha The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) domiciled Investment Promotion Agency of Qatar (IPA Qatar) has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UBS, the world’s preeminent global wealth management firm and a leading financial ser

QFC virtually connects global financial hubs to buoyant Qatar market

QFC virtually connects global financial hubs to buoyant Qatar market

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has organised a line-up of engaging virtual events spanning across three days, including the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC).

QFC working group unveils seven-point global policy agenda

QFC working group unveils seven-point global policy agenda

With fintech industry gaining traction across the globe at lightning speed, a working group at the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has unveiled a seven-point global policy agenda, which includes enhanced cybersecurity, sovereign support and greater co-operation between banks and fintechs.

Qatar among highest ICT spending in MEA region, says QFC chief

Qatar among highest ICT spending in MEA region, says QFC chief

Backed by its 2020 budget of QR210bn ($60bn), “the biggest in the past five years,” Qatar has one of the highest ICT spending in the MEA region, Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) CEO and board member Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida said Wednesday.

QFC to focus on creating healthy workplace cultures

QFC to focus on creating healthy workplace cultures

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has confirmed its commitment to creating and maintaining healthy workplace cultures on the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2020.

QFCRA-authorised banks’ total exposure to local economy amounted to QR23.2bn in end-2019: QCB

QFCRA-authorised banks’ total exposure to local economy amounted to QR23.2bn in end-2019: QCB

QFCRA-authorised banks’ total exposure to the local economy amounted to QR23.2bn as of end-2019, according to Qatar Central Bank.