Articles with tag: qatar

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sync. selects Qatar Fintech Accelerator, announces Middle East expansion

14 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Digital smart open banking app sync. has announced its selection in the Qatar Fintech Accelerator, which starts on 14 October 2020, according to the official press release.

sync., Qatar, fintech, accelerator, Middle East, expansion, digital app, smart open banking app, open banking, Qatar Fintech Accelerator, Qatar World Cup, Qatar Development Bank, Qatar Fintech Hub, startup

US-based Flywire, Mastercard partner for cross-border tuition payments

17 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Vertical payments company Flywire has partnered with Mastercard to provide students with discounted foreign exchange rates on cross-border tuition payments made with Mastercard. 

Flywire, Mastercard, cross border payments, tuition payments, foreign exchange, FX, vertical payments, international payments, international students, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Kenya, Ghana, preferred payment method, international tuition, local currencies, credit cards, debit cards

Central Bank of the Philippines open to Qatar-based funding

10 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has announced plans to explore potential investment deals from Qatar for digital banking and fintech projects.

Central Bank of the Philippines, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, BSP, Philippines, Qatar, funding, investment, digital banking, fintech, reserve bank, regulations, digital transactions, banking sector, nonbank financial institutions, digital platforms, Islamic banking, shariah-compliance

Qatar Central Bank plans to adopt fintech and blockchain solutions

11 May 2020 | Payments General

Qatar’s central bank (QCB) has proposed a strategic plan to support venture capital funding and the development of SMEs, which involves fintech and blockchain implementation. 

Qatar Central Bank, QCB, Qatar Development Bank, QDB, fintech, blockchain, SME, venture capital funding, distributed ledger technology, DLT, transaction reporting, MENA

Commercial Bank launches CB Household Worker PayCard for online transactions

14 Apr 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Qatar-based Commercial Bank has announced that it is launching two new products that offer digital payment and remittance solutions.

digital banking, Qatar, Commercial Bank, payments, card, transactions, remittances, mobile app, ATMs

Qatar Central Bank launches mobile payment system

30 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has launched the 'Qatar Mobile Payment System' (QMP), which provides a new and safe method for immediate electronic payment.

Qatar Central Bank, QR payments, cashless payments

OPAY International reduces POS transaction rates by 50 percent

24 Mar 2020 | Payments General

QPAY International, a Qatar-based fintech company that provides services to local SMEs and low-income workers, has reduced its POS prices by 50%.

coronavirus, Qatar, fintech, SMEs, QPAY International, POS, transactions, ATMs, digital payments, fintech

Doha Bank allows facial, voice recognition into its Mobile Banking app

03 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Doha Bank has incorporated new biometric authentication features into its Mobile Banking Application, to facilitate the convenience and security of products and services.

Doha Bank, facial recognition, voice recognition, authentication, biometrics, convenience, Qatar, accounts, transactions, cards, payments, banking, identification

Qatar Commercial Bank completes trial on the Marco Polo Platform

03 Feb 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Qatar’s Commercial Bank has participated in the Blockchain Open Account Trade Finance Trial on the Marco Polo platform, built on the R3 Corda Network.

Marco Polo, Commercial Bank, Qatar Commercial Bank, wholesale banking, trade finance, risk mitigation, Corda, R3, distributed ledger technology, blockchain

Instant Credit Card service unveiled by QIB

14 Jan 2020 | Cards

The Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has revealed ‘Instant Credit Card’ service, which is available through its mobile app.

QIB, launch, instant credit cards, Qatar, credit cards, mobile app

Cryptocurrency services blocked by Qatar

07 Jan 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Qatar’s Financial Centre, the nation’s regulatory authority, has issued a blanket ban on cryptocurrency-related services in the Gulf nation.

Qatar, cryptocurrency, 5AMLD, fiat currency, regulations, money laundering, financial instruments, security

QIB reveals digital onboarding through mobile application

24 Jun 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has launched a new digital onboarding process, which allows prospective customers to start a relationship with the Bank.

QIB, launch, digital onboarding, mobile application, Qatar, Qatar Islamic Bank, onboarding, open accounts, digital identification, banks, debit card, identification

SoFi confirms USD 500 mln investment led by Qatar

05 Jun 2019 | Payments General

In a round led by Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), personal finance solution provider SoFi has raised more than USD 500 million in equity funding.

SoFi, banking, personal finance, innovation, investment, funding, lending, insurance, Qatar Investment Authority, fintech, US

QNB partners with Infosys Finacle

07 Jan 2019 | Payments General

Qatar National Bank (QNB) has implemented Infosys Finacle Payments Hub as part of the bank’s digital transformation strategy.

QNB, Infosys Finacle, digital, payments, retail banking, Middle East, Qatar