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How FinTech can help break down barriers

How can challenging traditional business models and offering greater choice help break down barriers in FinTech? Our very own Dalal Buhejji, Senior Manager of Financial Services, shares her thoughts.

Co-innovation: Bahrain’s proactive path to enhance FinTech’s foothold in the Gulf

As the most established financial centre in the Gulf region, Bahrain continues to play an active role in what the future of finance will look like throughout the GCC. For years we laid a foundation to ensure a welcoming environment for financial sector institutions to take root and expand from the Kingdom. And take root they did – to the tune of around 400 that now call Bahrain a major base of operation.

The Al Waha Fund of Funds: Fueling FinTech and Startups in the Middle East

For fintech companies in the Middle East – and startups more generally – this is an exciting time. Governments across the region are working to cultivate ecosystems that can support their growth. If they have perhaps been overlooked in the past, the last few years have seen them put front and centre.

MEED GCC Projects Market Outlook Report 2018

As countries across the Middle East look towards increasingly diversified sources of growth, the need for high quality business intelligence is more pressing than ever. Explaining these changing trends and contexts, MEED’s upcoming GCC Projects Outlook 2018 report highlights the markets and projects that present the best growth opportunity.

The Inaugural Gateway Gulf: Opening up the GCC to the World

Held between 8 and 10 May under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Chairman of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), Gateway Gulf brought together over 850 delegates from more than 40 countries. Over 90 speakers discussed a wide range of sectors, with projects worth $26 billion showcased across technology, oil and gas, real estate, tourism, housing, power, water, transport, public works and manufacturing.