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DIFC Registers Over 100 FinTech Firms Marking Landmark Growth

DIFC Registers Over 100 FinTech Firms Marking Landmark Growth

With a three-fold growth since end of 2018, the Centre’s enabling environment continues to support the development of the FinTech industry, attracting major global players from across markets and technologies Dubai, UAE, 16 September 2019: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region,

Dubai International Financial Centre receives Best Financial Innovation Lab award by Global Finance

DIFC FinTech Hive recognised during the Middle East Digital Banks and Innovators Conference and Awards for its role in identifying new pathways within the financial technology sector The Centre’s dynamic and robust FinTech ecosystem continues to reshape and disrupt the financial innovation sector, uncovering untapped opportunities for growth Dubai, UAE: 12 September 2019: Dubai International

Unique Group: £Multi-Million Investment Reflects European Growth Plans

Unique Group, one of the world’s leading integrated subsea and offshore solution providers, continues to implement its ambitious UK and European growth plans, via a £multi-million investment programme. Reflecting an increased demand across its range of solutions and support services, the company’s regional development strategy has included the recent expansion of its Aberdeen and Werkendam

31 innovative global start-ups to participate in the third edition of DIFC FinTech Hive’s 2019 accelerator programme

Finalists join the 2019 cohort, from across the world including start-ups from Asia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa Third edition includes larger pool of FinTech firms, growing approximately 50% from 2018 Participants to receive training and mentoring from leading financial players and strategic partner institutions Dubai, 8 September 2019: In line with the continuous

Dubai International Financial Centre Progresses with Roll-Out of Employee Workplace Savings Scheme

Equiom to be Master Trustee and Zurich Middle East has been selected as scheme administrator Dubai, UAE: 04 August 2019 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is continuing on its journey to becoming the world’s most advanced financial centre by providing

Tabreed reports solid results for the first half of 2019 with underlying net profit up 11%

1 August, 2019 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading UAE-based regional district cooling developer, released today its consolidated financial results for the first half of 2019. The company continues to meet the region’s growing demand for district cooling and delivers solid performance and growth. Financial highlights –

Dubai International Financial Centre undertakes strategic high-level mission to India to drive mutual collaboration

Senior leaders sign strategic MOU with Government of Maharashtra to drive growth and foster mutual cooperation DIFC partners with Phillip Capital to engage business and industry leaders across sectors DIFC continues to drive financial sector transformation and support development of Dubai as FinTech centre of excellence Dubai, UAE – 28 July, 2019: Dubai International Financial

SFO EXPANDS ITS FOOTPRINT INTO THE US MIDWEST BY ADDING 248 UNITS TO ITS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING PORTFOLIO

July 22, 2019 – SFO Group (“SFO”) announces the acquisition of Polaris Crossing (“Polaris”), a 248 units multifamily community, located in Columbus, Ohio. With an occupancy of 95%+ at acquisition, Polaris is a garden-style community spread over a total net rentable area of 209,080 sqft (19,424 sqm). Columbus is the emerging powerhouse of the US Midwest;

Digital adoption and cybersecurity are the top challenges for Middle Eastern businesses, survey finds

Pulse Report on attitudes towards leadership development in the Middle East cite digital adoption and cybersecurity as major issues Dubai, UAE, 14 July 2019: Sixty-six percent of senior executives in the Middle East believe digital adoption and cybersecurity are their greatest business challenges, an international survey of businesspeople working across the Middle East reveals. According

Dubai International Financial Centre Continues to Prioritise Ease of Doing Business with Introduction of New Licencing Categories & Fees

Introduction of Short-Term and Restricted Licences as well as Commercial Permissions and Dual Licencing categories designed for ease of set-up and affordability Dubai, UAE: 10 July 2019 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is continuing to prioritise the ease of

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