The operators playbook: Opinions and thoughts from the QED collective

March 15, 2024

Fintech in MENA is ready for its breakthrough moment

There is a young, growing population of digitally native consumers with high spending power. Fifty-five percent of the population is under the age of 30 and smart phone penetration is at 95 percent. But two-thirds of the Middle Eastern population still remains unbanked.

February 26, 2024

In search of the holy grail of employer-sponsored benefits startups

The number of employers offering personalized, flexible health benefits is increasing every year. This opens the door for a direct enrollment product that handles sophisticated payroll deductions and seamless integration with carriers.