The FinTech Hive at DIFC, the Middle East’s pioneer FinTech developer established by Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) last January announced that the Hive has received more than 100 applications from over 32 countries for its launch. The Accelerator Programme, a joint partnership between Accenture and DIFC is an initiative to unify the newest generation of technology leaders and entrepreneurs, to address and enhance the needs of the region’s financial services industry.

The major applications range from different concepts such as big data and analytics, the blockchain, payments, P2P and crowdfunding, and mobility, all from major countries like UAE, UK, US, Singapore, and Nigeria.

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