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Payfort, a subsidiary of retail giant Amazon, has launched a AED1 million ($272,000) initiative in the UAE...
A team of payments veterans announced today the launch of a new cryptocurrency startup based on Ethereum: Verify, planning and ICO in...
Payfort announced a new card-on-delivery service to allow merchants to offer card-on-delivery payments for their purchases.
Not only is Amazon buying Souq.com, but it has also today bought Payfort.
“Today as part of Souq Group Inc. we are pleased to...
Fintech startups in MENA have raised over $100 million in funding in the last 10 years, and a new report indicates the number of startups...
State of Fintech
Fintech is cool. It must be cool if Hollywood celebrities such as Snoop Dogg and Jared Leto, between attending an exclusive pool party and...
What does a person in Doha have in common with a person in Tunis? Not much, especially when it comes to online services.
As much as...
Jordan, with its progressive startups and small population, could be a good regional test market for fintech products looking to head to...
Dubai-based incubator In5 is finally putting the finishing touches to its media-focused hub.
First announced in November 2015 they...
In5 media hub
Internet penetration, media consumption or ecommerce spending rates all tell one piece of a broader story about how the internet is being...
Payfort's Saudi customers now have a new way to pay. (Image via Alsiasi)
PayFort has integrated a new feature into its FORT...