FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: Okanii

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

Okanii solves all of the problems of moving value around the world by creating the true internet of value.

Features

  • Cost – Okanii offers a 100x cost reduction that makes $0.01 micro-payments profitable
  • Security – Quantum proof hyper-tokenization, unbreakable, zero fraud
  • Scalability – easily supports all of the worlds’ transactions

Why it’s great
Okanii is the opposite of blockchain. Make payments/ transactions in any asset (181 currencies, stocks, bonds, commodities, real estate) across any use-case (P2P, B2C, B2B), instantly, securely, and at no cost.

Presenter

Grant Colhoun, CEO
Colhoun is a serial entrepreneur, payments expert, and a recovering investment banker.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: Circlys

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

Circlys is a social saving plan based on circles model (rotating savings and credit association /committees) with trusted users that have been risk accessed.

Features

  • On-time payment
  • Flexible plans
  • Long term saving benefits
  • Access to liquidity that fits any financial plans

Why it’s great
Circulate with Circlys and according to plan.

Presenters

Hanan Alanazi, Operations manager

Khaled Hassoun, CEO
Hassoun has eight plus years of experience in tech start-ups in which he undertook multiple roles in managing business aspects.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: fcase

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

Fraud prevention has many layers, each with its own view. However, fraudsters attack across all layers. With fcase holistic fraud investigations, you can now manage all fraud from one mission control.

Features

  • Centralized fraud prevention automation
  • Holistic manual fraud investigations
  • Fraud mission control

Why it’s great
Built from the ground up to massively manage your fraud operations from one mission control, fcase is one golden source of fraud data, delivering a reduction in fraud, customer friction and improves efficiency.

Presenters

Bulent Ozkan, VP
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Barry Bowen, Global Head of Sales
Bowen has 25 years of experience building, implementing, and marketing fraud prevention systems.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: Hakbah

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

Hakbah is an Islamic fintech startup with a mission to increase financial inclusion via its Smart Cooperative Saving Platform. The focus is on digitizing traditional financial habits (like Jamiya).

Features

  • Provide a smart and easy digital solution in a smart savings platform
  • Increase financial inclusion via savings products
  • Move the informal financial channel into a financial system

Why it’s great
Hakbah is capturing and digitizing the consumer’s traditional financial habits embedded within the financial system. The solution also offers savings products for underbanked individuals.

Presenter

Naif AbuSaida, Founder and CEO
AbuSaida has seven years of experience in banking, cash management, money transfers, operational risk, and financial risk. He has 13 years of experience in marketing and communications and corporate strategy.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: FinFirst

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

FinFirst is an end-to-end financial services aggregator that pairs businesses and consumers with banks and NBFIs and offers fully automated onboarding, credit assessment, and fulfillment.

Features

  • Serves businesses and consumers as an AI-driven aggregator of financial services
  • Supports financial inclusion and serving the underbanked
  • Offers alternative lending and alternative investing

Why it’s great
FinFirst is a one-stop shop for financial services.

Presenters

Omar Mehanna, Chief Executive Officer – UAE
Mehanna is an award-winning, commercially-minded business leader with over 25 years of banking and investment experience with leading international financial institutions and early stage/growth businesses.
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Abbas Hijazi, Chief Executive Officer
Hijazi has originated and executed landmark transactions in M&A and corporate finance. He has expertise in fintech, private equity, venture capital, real estate, and M&A.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: JuicyScore

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

JuicyScore provides next generation device authentication and data analytics. The company makes the internet safer via improving end-user security and alternative data engineering without using personal or sensitive data.

Features

  • Robust device authentication technology stack and wide output data vector
  • End-user security that does not utilize personal data
  • Worldwide accessibility based on open API principles

Why it’s great
Every online trace leads to valuable data which is safe, predictive, and extremely powerful for fraud prevention, risk management, and financial inclusion purposes.

Presenters

Alexander Akhlomov, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder
Akhlomov has extensive experience in product development and information services for financial institutions, together with expertise in risk management and portfolio analytics.
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Andrew Reddikh, Chief Technology Officer
Reddikh has extensive engineering experience in multiple areas such as travel, banking, and finance. He has worked with many backend and frontend tools including GoLang, Java, PHP, NodeJS, JavaScript, and ReactJS.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: DAPI

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

DAPI is an API that connects applications to banks.

Features

  • Simple integration for MENA-wide bank connectivity
  • Access to end users financial information in their bank accounts
  • Payment initiation and automation

Why it’s great
A one-stop shop for fintech infrastructure in MENA, DAPI is the first unified banking API in the region.

Presenter

Mohammed Aziz, Co-Founder and CEO
Aziz is an innovator, tech entrepreneur and fintech expert who built successful tech startups prior to cofounding DAPI, which he is building with the vision to disrupt the fintech landscape in MENA.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: Scientia Consulting

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

FinTech Insights by Scientia is an innovative online platform that analyzes, measures, and compares all digital services of banks and fintechs in the UAE and worldwide.

Features

  • Analyzes digital banking and fintech services behind the login screens
  • Measures and presents functionality and UX across all channels of each bank
  • Allows head-to-head comparison of banks and fintechs

Why it’s great
FinTech Insights exhaustively analyzes all UAE and most prominent worldwide digital banking and fintech services behind the login screens using real bank accounts.

Presenters

Alexandros C. Argyriou, Managing Partner
Argyriou is the managing partner of Scientia Consulting Group and a recognized fintech and digital banking expert.
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Konstantinos Stivaros, Partner
Stivaros is partner in Scientia Consulting, mainly responsible for its international expansion. He has worked in banks and fintechs for 16 years and he holds a PhD in Computer Science.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: PointCheckout

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

PointCheckout is a payment platform for loyalty points, allowing users to pay online and in store with their existing points and miles, and even a combination of their points from different programs in one transaction.

Features

  • Ability to pay with points online and in store
  • AI-powered analytics on user spend
  • Hyper-personalized redemption options

Why it’s great
With $700 million in unredeemed points in MENA, opening loyalty redemption options will result in a direct and measurable increase in credit card spend and double engagement with the bank channels.

Presenters

Bashar Saleh, CEO
Saleh is an entrepreneur, technologist, and the founder and CEO of PointCheckout, which is a payment method for reward points.
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Tarek Ghobar, Chief Commercial Officer
Ghobar is a three-time tech entrepreneur and aerospace engineer, with experience in turning technology into business and e-commerce.
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FinovateMiddleEast Sneak Peek: IN-D by Intain

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateMiddleEast on November 20 and 21, 2019 in Dubai. Register today and save your spot.

IN-D by Intain is an AI-powered platform that digitizes, classifies, and reads documents in image form. The technology sources data from digital sources, including unstructured documents, and automatically extracts data to accelerate decisions.

Features

  • Template-independent, artificial intelligence algorithms-backed engine
  • Zero cost to implement
  • Cloud or on-premise solution

Why it’s great
RPA products fail if there is a need for document to data to decision. IN-D has an artificial intelligence, algorithms-backed engine that automates these process to make the automation successful.

Presenter

Ashish Shekhawat, Product & Marketing Head
Shekhawat is leading product and marketing efforts at IN-D By Intain. He has a vast experience working with financial institutions and joined Intain to solve the organization’s operational challenges.
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