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FinTech Bay CEO seeks leading Middle East tech role for Bahrain

The CEO of Bahrain's FinTech Bay explains how the country’s focus on collaboration and innovation is driving its development as a regional fintech hub.

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Kyiv mayor looks to tech and tourism to unlock potential

Not only has Kyiv hosted international events in recent years, it has also utilised its tech expertise to make it a safer and smarter city, mayor Vitali Klitschko tells fDi.

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Bahrain plays the long game to realise tech hub dreams

Bahrain’s ‘small but nimble’ approach has set in motion a flourishing fintech scene.

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Inside fDi: too many tech hubs, not enough spokes

Is your city a tech hub? Join the queue. In truth few can truly justify such a sobriquet. It is time for tech spokes to be proud of their role.

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New Waipa president wants to nurture IPAs

Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, was elected president of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies at the group's annual general assembly in Warsaw in early October.

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Krakow mayor looks to maintain employment momentum

Krakow's mayor tells fDi he is keen to attract companies in hi-tech and outsourcing industries that can offer jobs to the city’s burgeoning graduate population.

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Tunisia investment minister eyes start-up hub status

Tunisia's minister of investment talks to fDi about the country’s digitalisation plans, its strengths in ICT and its ambitions to generate 1000 start-ups. 

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Tunisia CBG considers security hurdle for FDI to overcome

The governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia explains how the country is diversifying the FDI it attracts.

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Poznań's mayor seeks party vibe to pull in young talent

The mayor of Poznań is keen to attract young people to the city. 

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Inside fDi: how soft factors can influence FDI's hard sell

Countries that can display positive 'soft factors' – such as social peace and tolerance – will stand out to foreign investors. 

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