QFTH to host Demo Day for Incubator and Accelerator programmes

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Qatar FinTech Hub (QFTH), co-founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and established to support the growth of the FinTech industry in Qatar, has announced that Demo Day for Wave 1 of its flagship Incubator and Accelerator Programmes will take place virtually on January 18, 2021. The QFTH Demo Day,...

Qatar- Fintech startup Cwallet secures $220K pre-seed funding

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) Qatar-based Financial Technology (fintech) startup, Cwallet, has closed a $220,000 pre-seed funding round from its founders and MBK Holding, the company's CEO has said. Michael Javier, who is also co-founder of Cwallet, said the startup is now working closely with Qatar Central Bank (QCB) to obtain all the necessary...

QNB bolsters digital payments leadership by launching Fitbit Pay, Garmin Pay on QNBpay

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) QNB Group has partnered with Garmin and Fitbit to make Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay available to QNB customers in Qatar for the first time through its contactless payments platform, QNBpay. To make purchases, customers will simply need to add any of their QNB credit or prepaid cards to...

Qatar National Bank seeks growth in South-east Asia

Publication: world-news-monitor.com - English (English | Website) QATAR National Bank (QNB) aims to increase its profit by 5-8 per cent this year and loans and investments by 10-12 per cent, helped by expansion into faster-growing South-east Asia markets, its CEO told Reuters. QNB, the largest bank by assets in the Middle East and Africa,...

QIIB ties up with Ooredoo to launch offers on personal and car finance

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website)   QIIB on Saturday announced the launch of a comprehensive promotion on personal finance and car finance in partnership with Ooredoo as part of Qatar National Day (QND) celebrations, thereby culminating its series of offers that included those related to real-estate and credit and debit cards. Through these offers, QIIB aims...

Ooredoo offers 20% discount on unlimited internet packs for 2020-21 camping season

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English Ooredoo has announced an exciting new promotion to celebrate the start of the 2020/2021 camping season. With wonderful camping opportunities in abundance in Qatar, many citizens and residents enjoy the outdoors in the cooler months. In order to allow customers to stay connected and enjoy entertainment with their families while camping, Ooredoo offers...

Qatar- QNB named Best Private Bank

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, recently received the 'Best Private Bank in The Middle East 2021 and 'Best Private Bank in Qatar 2021 awards from Global Finance.  QNB won the two prestigious awards based on its continuous efforts to provide an enhanced banking...

Mada Center grants digital access certification to QSE website

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) website was granted the Digital Access Certification by the Assistive Technology Centre (Mada) for applying the web content accessibility standards for persons with disabilities, elderly and those with functional limitations.The certificate is awarded to websites that provide digital access to content and e-services, in addition...

Benchmark gains huge 323 points amid QR21bn surge in capitalisation

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The US presidential outcome and the global pharmaceutical major Pfizer’s disclosure of 90% efficacy in the Covid vaccine had its profound impact on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) this week.The bourse witnessed a huge 323 points addition in its key barometer and QR21bn in capitalisation this week which saw...

Islamic equities outperform other indices on Qatar Stock Exchange

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) Islamic equities outperformed the other indices on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) this week, which otherwise had truncated days in view of Eid holidays.The industrials and banking counters witnessed higher demand this week which saw Gulf Warehousing (GWC) calling off a proposal to acquire Spick and Span Cleaning Services...