Tag: Qatar

FinTech pioneer KARTY clinches $2m seed funding to revolutionise e-Wallets in...

KARTY, a burgeoning FinTech startup based in Qatar, has successfully completed a notable seed funding round, securing an impressive $2m. This capital injection comes from...

Cyber risk pioneer Cypherleak secures $750,000 in seed funding

Cypherleak, a trailblazing cyber risk monitoring and scoring startup, has garnered an impressive $750,000 seed round. The financial backing came from prominent investors based...

Middle Eastern FinTech deal activity held positions in 2022 as global...

Key FinTech investment stats in the Middle East: • 169 FinTech deal were announced in the region in 2022, a 1.8% drop from 2021 • FinTech...

Upsurge in cyber-enabled scams as fans targeted at FIFA World Cup

Data collected by cyber firm Group-IB has found scams are proliferating at the Qatar World Cup as cybercriminals target unsuspecting fans.

Visa to unveil face payments at Qatar World Cup

Visa is set to use the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar to introduce face payments technology and instantly-issued prepaid cards with animated art.

HSBC Qatar introduces mobile payments service in banking digitisation push

HSBC Qatar has unveiled a new mobile payments and collections service for its customers as it continues its investment into digitising banking services.

Airtel Africa continues funding spree with fresh investment

Airtel Africa continues its funding spree with it reportedly closing a fresh $200m investment from Qatar Holding, an affiliate of sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority.

Cwallet said to raise $220,000 in pre-seed funding

Qatar-based FinTech company Cwallet has reportedly collected $220,000 in pre-seed capital to support product innovation.

Barclays executives cleared of fraud charges

Three former Barclays executives accused of misconduct during the 2008 financial crises have been acquitted of funnelling £322m in secret fees to Qatar in return for rescue financing during the credit crisis.

Doha Bank becomes first Qatari bank to offer voice recognition

Qatar-based Doha Bank has released a new tool which enables customers to log into their banking apps via facial or voice identity.

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