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Visa partners with BFB to develop fintech ecosystem.

MANAMA: Visa has entered into a partnership with Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) to further support the development of the fintech ecosystem in Bahrain.

The partnership will focus on the development of joint innovation and educational initiatives alongside a payments focused event to discuss latest trends in payments, e-commerce, security and risk.

BFB chief executive Khalid Saad said, "As Bahrain and the region's fintech ecosystem continues to develop coupled with Bahrain FinTech Bay's deepening connections to global centres of fintech innovation, the partnership with Visa will be instrumental in furthering this development."

Visa's country manager for Bahrain Dylan Kaloo said the payments technology leader was looking forward to "working with start-ups and innovators to foster and potentially bring new payment experiences to life in a secure and scalable manner".

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Publication:Gulf Daily News (Manama, Bahrain)
Geographic Code:7BAHR
Date:May 13, 2019
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