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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.

QIIB stays focused on digitalisation, utilising fintech: CEO

QIIB stays focused on digitalisation, utilising fintech: CEO

QIIB remains focused on digitalisation and utilising financial technology (fintech), which is rapidly emerging, said chief executive officer, Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei.

Fintech to help Qatar become Islamic finance hub: QFC

Fintech to help Qatar become Islamic finance hub: QFC

Fintech can enable Islamic finance to attract more customers, increase efficiency, reduce costs and offer a wider range of products, helping the sector become more competitive against conventional finance ...

Fintech becomes strong enabler for Islamic finance

Fintech becomes strong enabler for Islamic finance

Despite his advanced age of 93 years, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has a great understanding of modern technology.

London to host Qatar Day on April 26

London to host Qatar Day on April 26

London will host Qatar Day on April 26 with special focus on developing fintech and Islamic finance on digital platforms, according to Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of City of London.

Qatar committed to promoting fintech: QDB CEO

Qatar committed to promoting fintech: QDB CEO

Fintech remains a priority and QDB recently launched the ‘IBM Innovation Hub Doha’ during the Global Entrepreneurship Week, said bank’s CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser al-Khalifa.