Iran’s Government Is Using Crypto Startups as Part of Its Blockchain Embrace

In January, the Central Bank of Iran unveiled plans for a more comprehensive cryptocurrency program at Tehran’s Electronic Banking and Payments conference. . .


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Pharma Giant Trials IBM Blockchain in Bid to Improve Clinical Trials

The firm said the trial aims to address quality issues with clinical trial processes and records, which are currently “often erroneous or incomplete” and could potentially put…


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Bithumb Kicks Off Middle East Expansion With UAE Crypto Exchange

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is planting its flag in the Middle East with the launch of a licensed fiat-to-crypto exchange in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). . .


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GM Financial Partners With Blockchain Startup to Fight Identity Fraud

Founded in 2017 by the team and board of the lending platform Avant, Spring Labs is working on a blockchain-based network that would allow lenders, banks, and data providers to. .…


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Leading Fintech Experts to Gather in Riyadh For MEFTECH 2019

MEFTECH 2019 will have a dedicated Fintech Start-Up Zone in partnership with Fintech Galaxy – a MENA-focused digital crowdsourcing platform. . .


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Dubai’s Caesars Bluewaters now using blockchain wallet for staff

The hotel has selected the Lucid Pay solutions, from Liquid-D, to equip staff with a digital payment solution that allows them to. . .


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It’s Crypto-Winter, but Here’s Why One of Dubai’s Royalty Bets on This Crypto Fund

With this investment, Invao will be playing a core role in the implementation of the Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021. . .


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Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account

The Palestinian military-political group Hamas, which the U.S. government deems a terrorist organization, maybe using the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange for fundraising. . .


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Fintech Ecosystem Growth boosted by MEFTECH 2019 in Saudi Arabia

Over the years, the event has brought together more than 8,000 financial industry executives and over 1,000 technology providers in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Dubai & Abu Dhabi. . .


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Saudi Arabia Plans Central Bank Digital Currency After Banning Crypto

“This partnership between the UAE and Saudi Arabia is a great sign for the region’s emerging cryptocurrency environment and hopefully other countries will follow,”. . .


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