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UK-based fintech sync. sees Qatar as hub to expand into Mideast

UK-based fintech sync. sees Qatar as hub to expand into Mideast

Sync., the UK-based fintech, sees Qatar as an "incredible" base to expand into the Middle East as the 2022 FIFA World Cup will springboard the country into the global spotlight.

Mastercard, QDB partner to accelerate innovation among Qatar fintech community

Mastercard, QDB partner to accelerate innovation among Qatar fintech community

Mastercard has partnered with Qatar Development Bank (QDB) to support the development of the fintech industry through the Qatar Fintech Hub (QFTH) ...

London fintech Vesuvio Labs to set up base in Qatar to expand into wider region

London fintech Vesuvio Labs to set up base in Qatar to expand into wider region

London-based fintech Vesuvio Labs is in the process of setting up an investment vehicle in Qatar as part of its expansion and help Doha's entities, especially startups

Qatar has ‘significant’ first-mover advantage on fintech: Al-Jaida

Qatar has ‘significant’ first-mover advantage on fintech: Al-Jaida

Doha has “significant” first-mover advantage for international firms, especially fintechs and others, in the digital landscape, in view of the opportunities in the country, whose ICT spending is expected to reach $9bn by 2024 ...

Qatar’s expected fintech regulations to enhance digital banking ecosystem: KPMG

Qatar’s expected fintech regulations to enhance digital banking ecosystem: KPMG

Qatar’s expected introduction of key fintech regulations will “further facilitate the buildup” of the digital banking ecosystem, KPMG has said in a report.

Qatar fintech prospects seen brighter amid digital shift

Qatar fintech prospects seen brighter amid digital shift

The prospects for fintech in Qatar have improved "very well" mainly due to online payments and remittances, as social distancing, a measure to lessen the spread of coronavirus Covid-19 ...

Fintech, technology enhancement QIIB's priorities: Al-Shaibei

Fintech, technology enhancement QIIB's priorities: Al-Shaibei

Technology enhancement and promotion of fintech are key priorities for the leading Qatari Islamic bank QIIB, says CEO Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei.

Fintech service provider QPAY joins the QFC platform

Fintech service provider QPAY joins the QFC platform

Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) welcomed to its platform "Qatar's largest" financial technology (Fintech) service provider, QPAY LLC.

Launch of new Fintech accelerator ‘on track’, says QDB official

Launch of new Fintech accelerator ‘on track’, says QDB official

Plans to launch the country’s specialised Fintech accelerator by the end of the first quarter of 2020 are on track, an official of Qatar Development Bank (QDB) said on Wednesday.

QDB announces deal between Qatar Fintech Hub, Findec

QDB announces deal between Qatar Fintech Hub, Findec

Qatari and Swedish entities specialising in financial technology (fintech) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that aims to contribute to the development of fintech-related co-operation between Qatar and Sweden.

QFC expands services to strengthen Qatar’s fintech ecosystem

QFC expands services to strengthen Qatar’s fintech ecosystem

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC) has opened up its non-regulated professional services to include fintech services as part of strategy to strengthen the fintech ecosystem in the country.

Qatar promotes fintech to become regional centre for new, cost-effective technologies: QCB

Qatar promotes fintech to become regional centre for new, cost-effective technologies: QCB

The government is actively promoting Qatar as a regional centre for financial technology (fintech) as new, cost-effective technologies are becoming increasingly prominent worldwide, the QCB said in its 10th Financial Stability Review.