PAYFORT announces START, a payment gateway solution for start-ups

PAYFORT, the Arab world’s leading online payment service provider, today announced two trail-blazing solutions to help businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) meet the region’s online payment challenges. PAYFORT START, provides start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...
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PAYFORT Acquires White Payments To Target The Startup Industry

PAYFORT, today announced the acquisition of White Payments, a new online payments solution focused on providing easy-to-use online payment applications for start-ups and small businesses. PAYFORT will use White Payments’ platform to create a new program to allow start-ups and small businesses fast-track...
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AJMAN parking Pay app

Pay Your Parking Fee Using Your Credit Card In Ajman – First Of Its Kind In The Region

PAYFORT announced today that the government of Ajman - one of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates - now offers an e-payment option, powered by PAYFORT, for parking space payments. The new e-payment service positions Ajman as the first government in the region to offer pay-as-you-go...
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Saudi Arabia Proposes An eCommerce Law

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Commerce and Industry has recently released a draft for the first eCommerce law in the country. The eCommerce market share in Saudi Arabia will hit $13.3 billion in 2015, according to research published by a Dubai-based web design and development company.Saudi Arabia is getting...
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PAYFORT Launches pay@store Service in Egypt

PAYFORT, the leading online payment service provider in the Arab world, announced yesterday the launch of its pay@store service in Egypt. The new service will help to bring the benefits of online shopping to millions of unbanked Egyptians, all while boosting Egypt’s e-commerce industry by allowing...
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Payment Gateway and Startups

PayForward: An Initiative To Mentor Start-ups

PAYFORT, the Arab world’s leading online payment provider, announced yesterday at an iftar  the launch of its PayForward Initiative, an e-knowledge sharing and networking space that aims to connect startups with seasoned entrepreneurs who are willing to offer the needed mentorship to "fast forward...
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The First Arab World Online Payment Report 2014

While the internet penetration and e-payment rates are relatively low in the Arabic-speaking world, online shopping has been showing remarkable growth thanks to increasing credit card penetration and high percentage of the youth in total population. Fueled further by internet penetration of over 35%...