Middle East Interview: Bahrain fintech drive gathers speed

Middle East Interview: Bahrain fintech drive gathers speed Bahrain wants to be a launchpad into the wider region for financial technology firms looking to scale Bahrain’s central bank wants the Middle East island state to become a regional hub for financial technology startups (fintechs) looking to break into the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. To this…

How FinTech Companies Are Challenging the Biggest Banks

How FinTech Companies Are Challenging the Biggest Banks The global financial crisis in 2008, which led to a full-blown international banking crisis, was considered the most serious crisis since the Great Depression. And while it was a downfall for traditional banking systems, it paved the way to the emergence and rapid success of FinTech companies.…