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US Capital Global to grow fintech in MENA region

Joshua Hawley, who is currently involved in blockchain and digital asset projects in GCC, Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America

 US Capital Global which uses the latest fintech and Regtech innovation for debt, equity and investment products, has opened an office in Dubai, UAE. The new Dubai office provides a gateway to the Middle East and Africa and is headed by Joshua Hawley, recently appointed as Director of the group’s GCC (Gulf Cooperation Countries) and Africa division.

Headquartered in San Francisco with more than a dozen offices throughout the world, US Capital Global is a full-service private financial group with an established track record spanning over twenty years in investment banking, asset management, and capital formation services.

Mr. Hawley is the founder of numerous finance and FinTech companies and foundations across several continents, through which he advises governments, industry leaders, start-ups, and established enterprises on coupling their existing operations with new technologies. A specialist in FinTech law and international business management, his work focuses on policy surrounding the tokenization of assets, cryptocurrency, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and emerging technology.

“I’m thrilled to be joining US Capital Global at this inflection point in its international expansion,” said Mr. Hawley, who is currently involved in blockchain and digital asset projects in GCC, Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America. “The Middle Eastern FinTech market is currently experiencing an exciting period of growth, with Dubai set to become the flourishing FinTech hub of the region and FinTech to account for 8% of the Middle East and North Africa’s financial services revenue by 2022. I’m excited to bring my FinTech experience to the table and proud to be leading US Capital Global’s GCC and Africa division.”

“We’re exceptionally pleased with the launch of our new Dubai office, which will serve as our gateway to the Middle East and Africa,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Global. “With a personal network of thousands of accredited investors in more than 40 countries and with extensive experience in serving industry and governments in Africa and the Middle East alongside Fortune 500 companies, Mr. Hawley is well placed to direct our expansion in the region. We look forward to working together, as we position US Capital Global as a leader in FinTech innovation and investment in the region.”

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