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Crypto is a broad term referring to cryptography currencies dominated by Bitcoin and Ethereum. Articles relating to Middle East & North Africa cryptocurrencies, blockchain, DeFi, dWeb, NFTs, dApps, tokens, exchanges and service providers with relations to MENA will be covered here.

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BitOasis, the popular Dubai-based crypto exchange platform has managed to raise about $30M in a Series B funding round. The funding round was co-led by the Middle East region’s leading startup ecosystem enabler Wamda and US-based VC Jump Capital. The funding round was also joined by several new investors....
Sina Estavi
In an exclusive breaking story sent to us by a source inside a Middle East anti-financial crime institution, it is alleged the Iranians behind Bridge Oracle and the BRG token which is a company setup in Malaysia but Iranian owned may be violating US trade sanctions, allowing Americans to...
Rain cryptocurrency platform
Bahrain-based RAIN, the country’s first cryptocurrency trading platform has announced that they’re completely set to be launched as the arrangements have been done completely in this regard. The platform claims to be the first crypto exchange platform to earn a regulatory license in the entire Middle East along with...
Arteex Change founders
Russian entrepreneurs have managed to successfully open a crypto company at the Dubai World Trade Center free zone. ArteexChange have managed to gain an issued license for trading crypto goods which is the first of its kind. Arteex Change is a crypto and blockchain company founded by well-known Russian...
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The DIFC aka the DUBAI International Finance Centre has managed to launch a series of events dedicated to Blockchain, hosting events throughout the week and it will be running till September 16th. This dedicated blockchain week from DIFC is the first of a series of themed weeks which is...
UAE Crypto Guide
The United Arab Emirates is quickly becoming one of the global leaders in cryptocurrency adoption. While most of the world’s governments either completely ignore Bitcoin and other digital assets or even are hostile towards the development of blockchain-based technological solutions, the UAE crypto market has been blooming for the...
MENA cryptocurrency
Despite having misconceptions in the MENA region on crypto coins over regulatory issues and having concerted efforts to stutter the growth of crypto, the new currency continues to gain more and more acceptance as days go by in the MENA trading. The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin traded higher this week rising...
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Egypt-based fintech and online payment solution provider Sympl that they have managed to raise their first funds from local VC which has a regional focus of A15 and that’s not all. By raising this first fund, this particular investment has managed to mark the platform launcher for the fintech,...
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The KSA based blockchain startup IR4LAB has managed to raise about $1.5M in an investment fund round. The round was led by Wa’ed which is the entrepreneurship arm of Aramco. IR4LAB was founded back in 2017 and they’ve been offering access to corporations to root out resumes and professional...
Dubai - UAE
Introduction The concept of blockchains was combined with other technologies to create modern cryptocurrency by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. This technology gained widespread awareness and acceptance with the launch of Bitcoin in the year 2009. Blockchains are the foundation of cryptocurrencies and a simplified payment verification process. It’s expected blockchain technology will mature...