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76 Top Kuwaiti Financial Services Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Kuwaiti based Financial Services companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Financial Services industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Kuwaiti Financial Services Startups

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National Bank of Kuwait

National Bank of Kuwait

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The first indigenous bank and the first shareholding company in the entire Gulf region.

FinFirst Capital

FinFirst Capital

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The” SuperApp for everything finance and money.

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AZ eWallet

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A to Z for all your FinTech services!

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OASIS Holding Company

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Oasis Holding Company was incorporated in 2008 as Kuwaiti Shareholding Holding Company.

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YallaBit

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The leading local cryptocurrency provider that allows you to instantly buy & sell cryptocurrencies.

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UPayments

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UPayments is a SaaS company that offers payment services through Mobile App.

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CBK

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CBK financial institutions in Kuwait that provide innovative financial and investment solutions.

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Kuwait Finance

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Kuwait Finance House is considered a pioneer in the banking phenomenon known as Islamic Finance or Shari’a Compliant Banking.

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Teaser Platform

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A robust financial data, corporate intelligence and analytics platform focusing on MENA PE, VC, M&A, Projects and Investment Funds

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Noor Capital Markets

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Middle East & GCC Forex Trading Company

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Burgan Bank

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Burgan Bank is a commercial bank that focuses on the corporate and financial institutions sectors.

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Kuwaiti European Holding Company

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Kuwaiti European Holding Company (KEH) is a forward-thinking holding investment company specialising in the property, health.

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International Turnkey Systems

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International Turnkey Systems is a leading provider of cutting-edge integrated information technology solutions.

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Sharq Ventures

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a kuwait based Venture Capital

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Kuwait Financial Centre (KuwFiC)

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Kuwait Financial Centre (KuwFiC) is an investment company offering asset management and investment banking.

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Al Muzaini Exchange

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Al Muzaini Exchange offers remittance services to customers which include retail transactions, cash currencies and corporate transactions.

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Noor Financial Investment

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Noor is engaged in investment activities and financial services primarily in Kuwait, the Middle East, Asia, and other emerging markets.

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Caveo

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Caveo is a financial brokerage firm that offers trading solutions for investment and global forex exchange.

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Al Mulla Group

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Al Mulla Group offers automotive, engineering, education, healthcare, real estate, and financial services.

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Baker Tilly Kuwait

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International auditing and accounting firm

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Interteleco

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Interteleco is an IT, financial accounting, inventory management, e-commerce and project management service company.

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Boubyan Bank

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Boubyan Bank renders banking and financial services such as deposits, loans, credit cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, investments & funds.

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Al-Mulla Exchange

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Al Mulla Exchange is a remittance and money exchange company.

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KNet

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Knet is a Kuwaiti national company providing electronic banking services to all the banks in Kuwait.

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Al-Madina Finance and Investment

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Al-Madina Finance and Investment is an investment company involved in direct investments, portfolio management, and financial services.

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Warba Bank

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Warba Bank is a banking and financial service provider company.

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Bayan Investment

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Bayan Investment engaged in the investment and portfolio management activities.

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Central Bank of Kuwait

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Central Bank of Kuwait is the central bank of Kuwait that provides banking services.

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Wethaq Takaful Insurance

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Wethaq Takaful Insurance provides services like motors, construction & engineering, liabilities, medical, financials, marine & aviation.

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Boursa Kuwait

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Boursa Kuwait provides capital market products and services.

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Giad Holding Co.

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Giad Holding Co. operates in lending, real estate and other related financial service business.

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Gulf Investment

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Gulf Investment is an investment firm that invests in industrial projects, advises public, and private sector organizations.

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AL MAL INVESTMENT CO KSCC

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Al Mal is an investment Banking & Asset Management firm that offers sustainable & attractive investment opportunities across all portfolios.

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Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait

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Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait is a commercial bank offers services on telebanking, e-banking lending loans for individuals and businesses.

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Warba Insurance

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Warba Insurance provides a comprehensive range of insurance and insurance underwritings for life and non-life lines of businesses.

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Asiya Capital Investments

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Asiya Capital Investments engages in investment advisory, research and financial services.

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Arzan Financial Group

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Arzan Financial Group has many businesses that provides advisory services for real estate, collection, invests in startups.

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KIB

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KIB provides financial and banking services.

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Gulf Investment House

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Gulf Investment House is a financial services company which invests into equity and real estate markets.

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Gulf Petroleum Investment

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Gulf Petroleum Investment engages in the provision of financial services in the field of oil, gas, and petrochemical sectors.

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Distinct Infotech Solutions

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Distinct Infotech Solutions provides software solutions for money exchanges & business processes.

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Al Manar Financing & Leasing

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Al Manar Financing & Leasing provides financial solutions, services ranging from retail to corporate finance and investments.

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Kuwait Syrian Holding Co

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Kuwait Syrian Holding Co is a holding firm that engages in owning shares and lending money to companies & purchase of properties.

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Hesabe

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Hesabe specializes in offering digital payment solutions including POS terminals and eCommerce plug-ins.

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Osoul Investment Company

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Osoul Investment Company offers investment services.

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Ektib Holding Co.

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Ektib Holding Co. focuses on establishment and management of businesses, provides lending facilities and other related financial services.

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Sword Capital

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Sword Capital is a financial brokerage firm that offers online trading, investment, and financial services for private investors.

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Aayan

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Aayan is a leasing and investment firm that provides investment management and financial services.

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CITYVAN

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CITYVANs’ prime focus is to bring to you a door to door vehicle pooling service offering convenient online booking and payment options

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The Industrial Bank of Kuwait

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The Industrial Bank of Kuwait focuses on finance and supports industrial development.

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Commercial Facilities

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Commercial Facilities is engaged in the provision of consumer installment credit facilities and other related services.

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Kuwait Investment

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Kuwait Investment offers fund management, direct investment and investment research and analysis.

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First Investment Company

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First Investment Company engages in direct and indirect investments, treasury, asset management and financial services.

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Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment

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Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment is a asset management and financial services company.

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AlShall Morocco Consulting & Investments

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AlShall Morocco Consulting & Investments is a financial firm that provides private equity, asset management, and consulting services.

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Oman Exchange Company

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Oman Exchange Company offers a wide range of money transfer and currency exchange services on technologically advanced platforms.

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International Financial Advisors

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International Financial Advisors offers diversified financial services in different sectors.

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Securities House

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Securities House manages investment portfolios, funds, provides financial advisory, research services.

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Tamdeen Investment

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Tamdeen Investment’s main activity is to carry out all financial investment operations in all economic sectors.

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KIPCO group

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KIPCO group is an investment holding company

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Al Safat Investment Company

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Al Safat Investment Company provides an array of fund management, stock trading, portfolio investment, and financial consultancy services.

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Al Madar Finance & Investment

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The company is principally engaged in the provision of investment and financial services in compliance with islamic sharia.

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Privatization Holding Company

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Privatization Holding Company provides financial, administrative and consulting services for investment and privatization projects.

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Mena Capital Holding Company

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Mena Capital Holding Company is a financial advisory firm that offers loans, investment strategies, assets, and risk management services.

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Credit Rating & Collection

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Credit Rating & Collection is a Kuwait-based public shareholding company engaged in credit rating and collection.

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Kuwait Insurance Company

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Kuwait Insurance Company specializes in personal & commercial insurance products and services.

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KGLI

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KGLI specializes in ports, maritime and intralogistics-related industries with financial advisory and investment management services.

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UNICAP INVESTMENT & FINANCE SAKC

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UNICAP INVESTMENT & FINANCE SAKC is engaged in financial activities, investment services and real estate operations

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Kuwait Finance and Investment Company

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Kuwait Finance and Investment Company engages in asset management, investments, consumer and commercial financing services.

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Keepers Advisory

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Keepers Advisory is an advisory firm which provides clients with professional accounting and financial consultancy.

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The Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation

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The Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation offers direct investment solutions and various programs for exports and imports.

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Al Masar Leasing and Investment Co

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Al Masar Leasing and Investment Co provides corporate finance, direct investing, real estate portfolio, and asset management services.

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eNet

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eNet renders a complete range of revenue collection systems and electronic payment solutions for public and private businesses.

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Coast Investment and Developmet Company

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Coast is a financial institution which provides services such as trading, investing and managing of portfolios.

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KIC WASATA

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Kic wasata has providing financial Brokerage for the clients.

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Al Shuaib Financial Brokerage

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Al Shuaib Financial Brokerage is an online trading platform that focuses on investment management and financial services.

Written by Mark Fitz

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