Starting a Business

A Decade In Review: Morrad Irsane And Sharene Lee, Co-Founders, Takadao

"There were many ups and downs in the past 10 years; I truly know what it means to be a startup entrepreneur now."


The New-Age Bankers: Srinivas Sarkar and Kushagra Manglik, Co-founders, Coupl

2023 was a pivotal one for the startup as it went from being a savings-focused neobank (helping couples save together for common goals) — to being a payments focused neobank for couples

News and Trends

Trends forecasted for the digital lending space in India in 2024

Digital lending has been a catalyst in revolutionizing the financial landscape, reshaping perceptions, and forging a path towards a future that is more inclusive and efficient

News and Trends

The Evolution of AI In Safeguarding Financial Transactions

For government and corporations, embracing AI is pivotal for staying competitive by securing financial systems and fostering innovation

News and Trends

Paytm CEO On Focusing On Compliance First and Not Technology

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO of One97 Communications, the parent firm of fintech major Paytm, says the company will focus on compliance as a primary approach, ahead of technology as it works to navigate its business model post the central bank's restrictions.


Las cinco áreas de la tecnología que liderarán las tendencias en 2024

A medida que avanza la adopción de la IA, otras áreas de la tecnología se preparan para continuar generando transformación en empresas de todo tipo.

News and Trends

Outlook 2024: India's Trajectory In Shaping the Global Future

Nearly 60% of the total healthcare expenditure in India is borne out-of-pocket which drains the household of any future savings. 2024 will see the emergence of affordable health plans to address this issue for the missing middle of India.

News and Trends

Paymob, The Largest Payments Facilitator in the MENAP, Announces Partnership With Tamara, The GCC's Leading Shopping and Payments Platform

The strategic partnership integrates Tamara's buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) service with Paymob's secure gateway to power seamless payments by enabling customers to split their payments in four, without any hidden fees or interest.


Startup Spotlight: UAE-Based InvoiceMate Seeks To Ease SME Access To Financial Support

Through its e-invoicing option, InvoiceMate enables SMEs to send, receive, and manage invoices from mobile or desktop platforms, and it also offers a complete invoice management system with bookkeeping.

News and Trends

UAE-Based Fintech Startup Qashio Announces Partnership with Emirates Skywards

The strategic partnership represents a significant milestone for Qashio, as it will offer customers exclusive travel benefits including flight rewards and upgrades with Emirates, the world's largest international airline.

Growth Strategies

Masters Of Change, Episode 4: Feras Jalbout, Founder And CEO, Baraka

Dive into the dynamic world of entrepreneurship with Episode 4 of Masters of Change featuring Feras Jalbout, founder and CEO of Baraka, an investment platform that provides educational content and access to regional investment opportunities.

Growth Strategies

KSA-Based Foodics Launches New Financial Management Product Suite To Ease Cash Flow Management For F&B Businesses

Foodics aims to help F&B business owners gain full command of their business' cash flow cycle, customer touchpoints as well as back-of-house operations.

Money & Finance

Fintech Sparks Personal Loan Changes for Low-Income Earners

Through collaboration, communication, and responsible lending practices, the unsecured personal loan industry can continue to serve the needs of borrowers while maintaining financial stability.


Fostering Financial Empowerment: Baraka Founder And CEO Feras Jalbout

Baraka founder and CEO Feras Jalbout is shaking up the world of investment in the UAE with his user-friendly investment platform based out of the Dubai International Financial Centre.

News and Trends

UAE-Based Tabby Becomes The MENA's First Fintech Unicorn After Having Raised US$200 Million In A Series D Round

The milestone has come just ahead of the enterprise's planned initial public offering (IPO) in Saudi Arabia.