MENA Innovation Knowledge Hub
We provide you with thought leadership about the Middle East and North Africa region's innovation landscape through white papers, reports, interviews with subject-matter experts, and more.
Cloud-based business applications are putting enterprise-grade solutions into the hands of millions of new businesses globally. However, we still have much to learn about the state of cloud adoption in Dubai’s start-up community. Download the full report on Accelerate SME.
In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a vast proportion of the population is excluded from the traditional banking and finance sector. This means many people do not have access to financial services such as credit, payments, insurance and pensions. Read the full article on Answers On.
The financial industry hasn't fully warmed up to blockchain, but widespread adoption is coming. Read the full article on Answers On.
How can FinTech innovation be enabled? Fintech Hive at DIFC recently launched its first accelerator program that provides 11 finalists with an opportunity to connect and collaborate with key industry players and mentors.
From blockchain to big data, how ready are financial institutions to embrace these emerging technologies? We speak to Sushil Saluja, Managing Director at Accenture, to get some insights on what is driving the growth of FinTech in global hubs.
How can global hubs foster a FinTech innovation ecosystem? In this interview, Maria Gotsch provides her insights on why FinTech accelerators are important for large cities, such as New York and Dubai.
The pace of innovation is incredibly high today, from government visions to corporate strategies the drive for disruption is coming from within. How can corporates innovate like start-ups?
How is the changing technology landscape going to impact the justice system? We speak to Mark Beer, OBE, Chief Executive at DIFC Courts as he shares his thoughts with us in this insightful interview.
As the world transitions into a knowledge-based economy, what is the role of governments in fostering innovation? We speak to Dr. Noah Raford, COO at Dubai Future Foundation, to find out.