Window between Web3 and wealth generation all set to open in MENA

    Window between Web3 and wealth generation is all set to open in the MENA region, says Farbod Sadeghian, the founder of artèQ and Qlindo, on Arab News. As is true for most of the world, the socioeconomic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the Middle East and North Africa have been quite punitive. With stringent…

    Chainalysis: MENA region was the world’s fastest-growing crypto market

    Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis’s study revealed that the Middle East and North Africa region was the fastest-growing market for crypto adoption over the 12-month period that ended on June 30. Crypto users in the region received $566 billion in crypto from July 2021 to June 2022. Users based in The Middle East and North Africa…

    SHAREit connects users and apps in the crypto space

    SHAREit Group, a global technology company, presented its ability to connect numerous users in the Middle East. The platform drives around two million new users to various crypto apps each month. At the recent Crypto Dubai Expo, SHAREit Director of Global Partnerships Lisa Dominguez, in a keynote speech, shared that the UAE, Egypt, and Saudi…

    A clear-eyed view of DeFi for Middle East financial services executives

    For the near future, financial executives can expect substantial ambiguity surrounding all things DeFi, which they can best confront with an open mind, a level head, and a willingness to roll up their sleeves and get involved, Jorge Camarate, Antoine Khadige, and Vishal Gupta, Senior Associate, from Strategy& wrote on Arabian Business. Financial service companies…

    Dubai: Will the Middle East’s new crypto oasis go global?

    Will Dubai, the Middle East’s new crypto oasis, go global, essays Liam Gibson for Wealth of Geeks. Dubai has big ambitions to become a regional and global destination for cryptocurrency. It is well-positioned as the most populous of the United Arab Emirates’ seven emirates and the region’s undisputed travel and trade hub. Located at the…

    Backing Arab NFTs is more than a token gesture

    NFTs have taken the internet by storm over the last five years, generating countless column inches and eye-watering levels of investment. This is a sector ripe with opportunity, but, as with any investment, it pays to do your homework, says Nasreen Faqihi, Chief Executive of NFT platform Crypto Camels Club. If you spend even a…