Friday, December 14, 2018

UAE Exchange, Ripple to begin blockchain payments next year

United Arab Emirates-based UAE Exchange and U.S. startup Ripple plan to launch cross-border remittances to Asia via blockchain by the first quarter of 2019, UAE Exchange’s group CEO said in an interview with Reuters. Promoth...

GuestReady grows European presence with new acquisition and partnership

London-based GuestReady is expanding its portfolio of European short-term rentals through deals with providers in Portugal and France.GuestReady - one of PhocusWire’s Hot 25 Startups for 2019 - has acquired Oporto City Flats, a short-term rental operator...

Finablr’s UAE Exchange, Ripple to begin blockchain payments by first quarter

The logo of blockchain company Ripple is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo December 13, 2018 By Tom Arnold DUBAI (Reuters) – United Arab...

STC’s InspireU wins Best Business Support Award

InspireU has won the Best Business Support Award during the Social Media Summit held in Dubai, which fifth edition focused on the distinctive initiatives adopted and used through social media to create positive impacts...

Area 2071 hosts 80 workshops since May launch

Area 2071, the shared workspace of the Dubai Future Foundation and the UAE Centennial Plan, has hosted more than 80 workshops and 2,800 visitors since its launch in May this year. The workspace was established at...

Ministry of Economy organises UAE-Finland Business Forum in Helsinki

Ministry of Economy organises UAE-Finland Business Forum in HelsinkiHELSINKI, The Ministry of Economy has organised a joint UAE-Finland Business Forum on the sidelines of the country's economic and trade delegation participation in Slush 2018,...

Why customer centricity is key for financial health

HI-TRAC: The author's shorthand for Happiness Index, Infrastructure, Talent, Regulations, Access and Capital. The six pillars that make the UAE a great place for a startup. This week's article is about Infrastructure and Access.One...

gulftoday.ae | DIFC attracts top 200 FinTech CEOs, innovators

Dubai: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia region (MEASA), has made great strides in the FinTech space, cementing Dubai’s position as...

DIFC attracts top 200 FinTech CEOs, innovators

Dubai: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia region (MEASA), has made great strides in the FinTech space, cementing Dubai’s position as...