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FinTech

How Fintech Can Help Ensure The Survival Of SMEs In The Middle East

Improving financial inclusion for SMEs could boost annual economic growth by 1%, and also lead to a potential 16 million jobs by 2025 in the Middle East and Central Asia regions.

Reflections While #StayingHome: The MENA's Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Measured Up

Saudi Arabia, in particular, was impressively quick to take action as soon as the first case was identified: installing thermal cameras at airports, shutting down certain flights, instituting work from home policies, and a strict curfew.

How Fintech Can Revolutionize The Way We Get Paid (And Thus Contribute To Economic Growth)

By giving people access to their earned income (both salary and commissions), and potentially giving them access to pensions or end of service funds whenever needed, we could create a knock-on effect that could transform the local and global economy.

Fashion Tech: How Saudi Arabia Could Take The Lead In This Untapped Sector

Boosting Saudi Arabia's cultural landscape in order to showcase the Kingdom's rich national artistic and creative heritage has been highlighted as a key cornerstone of the country's Vision 2030.

Reshaping Consumerism: Here's Carrefour Mobimart, The Middle East's First Grocery Bus

The retail giant, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, unveiled Mobimart, the region's first grocery bus, bringing convenient and accessible shopping to the doorsteps of underserved neighborhoods and communities across Dubai, six days a week.

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