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Tag Archives: MENA region

Roel Wolfert Believes ‘Blockchain technology can transform the MENA region’

The cryptocurrency ecosystem has been focussed on achieving mainstream recognition, for which much cryptocurrency organizations have been striving to cater to the vast majority of geographical regions across the globe. Ripple with its efficient system for cross border transactions has been following the said aspiration and blog by Roel Wolfert, Managing Partner at VGrip titled “How Blockchain Will Help Banks …

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The First Fintech for Sustainability Hackathon launched by BENEFIT in MENA region kicks off with 50 participants

The goal of the hackathon is to create awareness on how to leverage financial technologies to accelerate progress on the SDGs The first “BENEFIT Fintech Hackathon for Sustainability” in the MENA Region hosted by Bahrain Fintech Bay in partnership with The Manama Hub of the Global Shapers Community officially kicked off with 50 participants. Strategic Partners include the Central Bank …

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Careem Launches Student Ambassadors Program in Jordan

Careem, the leading ride-hailing service in the MENA region, Turkey, and Pakistan, has announced the launch of its Careem Ambassadors Program, which provides university students in Jordan with the opportunity to learn invaluable skills and take their career prospects to new heights. Students from a number of local universities – including the University of Jordan, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, …

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Bahrain launches largest fintech hub in MENA region

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and FinTech Consortium (FTC) have launched Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB), the “largest dedicated fintech hub in the Middle East and Africa”. The new hub aims to further the development and acceleration of firms as well as the interaction between investors, entrepreneurs, government bodies and financial institutions. BFB, with an area of over 10,000 square …

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UAE ranked 1st in MENA region and 35th worldwide in Global Innovation Index 2017

The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, GII, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position cementing its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on 15th June at the UN …

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UAE workers are happiest in Mena region: LinkedIn study

UAE also emerged as one of the top three countries with fastest growing number of happy workers Dubai: Happiness can be very elusive for some people – and in many cases, it’s the workplace that plays a big role in that. Professional networking company LinkedIn has recently sifted through its huge database to find out how happy UAE professionals are …

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Advanced Role of HR in MENA Region

As the countries in MENA region face a changing social and economic landscape, it becomes essential for the HR sector to take on new roles and responsibilities. Abu Dhabi: With the changing social and economic scenario in the MENA region, the role of HR also needs to change and become more advanced. Apart from their regular responsibilities, this department now …

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Industry appoints new Brand Consultant for MENA region

London – Global brand consultancy Industry has appointed Nada El Barshoumi as Lead Brand Consultant for the Middle East and North Africa Region, based in Bahrain. Prior to joining Industry, Nada was a partner at Bahrain-based PR and design agency Obai & Hill, where she was employed for over 3 years. She has worked with a wide range of clients …

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Autodesk looking to play key role in the design, visualization and creation of futuristic rail networks across the MENA region

Leading company says BIM technology can help government entities, railway operators and construction companies developing rail networks of the future. Dubai, UAE – Autodesk, a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has expressed its intentions of playing a key role in the move to design, visualize and create futuristic rail networks across the Middle East and North …

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PHD named ‘Media Network of the Year’

Prestigious accolade bestowed both globally and regionally. Following a tremendous performance in 2015, in terms of both new business wins and agency growth, PHD has been named ‘Media Network of the Year’ by industry journal Campaign both in the MENA region and globally. Both accolades were bestowed in December. Campaign Middle East described PHD ‘s performance in MENA as unprecedented …

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