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Abdulla Almoayed is the Founder and CEO of Tarabut Gateway, a leading digital banking platform in the Middle East. He is a seasoned entrepreneur and investor with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Abdulla has a deep understanding of the banking and payments landscape in the region, having held senior positions at leading banks in Bahrain and the UAE. He is passionate about driving innovation and digital transformation in the banking sector, and has been instrumental in the launch of several successful digital banking initiatives in the region. Abdulla holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Bahrain.
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Consumer adoption of fintech has grown rapidly over the past few years and is only expected to further increase as technology and services evolve. Beyond classical financial services, tech start-ups from the MENA region reshape crypto and NFT markets all the way to eCommerce solutions for SMEs. Fintech has gathered a genuine momentum in the region, from $ 80 million in capital in 2017 to an estimated $2 billion this year. This sector has been well established for a while, raising enough capital, the question remains, is there still room for fintech to disrupt further? What can investors learn from some of the most promising (fin)tech ventures from the region? What market developments do they need to apprehend and might be able to bank on?
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