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Fintech Abu Dhabi 2021

ADGM is pleased to announce the return of the annual Fintech Abu Dhabi festival, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.

Returning for its 5th edition, this year’s Fintech Abu Dhabi will be held over 22 - 24 November 2021 in an exciting new hybrid format. Offering a combination of virtual and onsite sessions, attendees from across the globe will benefit from content broadcast digitally whilst curated in-person events will inspire and herald a return to in-person conversations and business-building opportunities.

In addition to the renowned Fintech100 programme, Innovation Challenge, Government Fintech Forum and Fintech Awards, Fintech Abu Dhabi 2021 offers a number of inspirational new features including:

  • Fintech for Good, dedicated forum taking a closer look at the intersection of sustainability, fintech and innovation
  • CxO21, a deep dive into the worlds of corporate innovation and digital banking
  • Token, focusing on the fast-evolving world of digital assets and currencies
  • Risk4.0, bringing together experts in financial security
  • Fintech Souk, a close look at cutting-edge developments in retail and payments
  • Majlis Forum, a new, invitation-only platform for senior public and private sector leaders from across the globe to connect and collaborate

plus:

  • Global Investors & Founders Forum (22 November 2021), A private, invite-only day dedicated to networking and fintech investment deal making

Fintech Abu Dhabi 2020

Co-hosted by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and powered by Unbound, Fintech Abu Dhabi 2020 offered new ways to participate through the digital event. Content and events included 'The Search' connecting fintech hubs with the MENA region, the Fintech100 programme, the Innovation Challenge and a virtual content series all culminating at the digital festival from the 24 - 26 November 2020.

Browse Fintech Abu Dhabi 2020's immersive content including all the recordings from the two main festival days and the 170+ incredible speakers.

Fintech Abu Dhabi Awards 2020

The Fintech Abu Dhabi Awards 2020 highlighted the hard work and initiatives of fintech startups, entrepreneurs and established companies within the global fintech arena. 2020's winners demonstrated excellence, and we're delighted to showcase them below.

Best UAE Entrepreneur

Michele Grosso, CEO, Democrance

Sponsored by Authority of Social Contribution - Ma'an

MENA Fintech Startup of the Year

Dinarak

Sponsored by Etisalat Digital

Global FinTech Startup of The Year

Clausematch

Sponsored by Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Fintech Investment of the Year

Shorooq Partners

Islamic Fintech to Watch

Manzil

Sponsored by Grant Thornton UAE

Fintech Partnership of the Year

UAE Trade Connect

Fintech Initiative of the Year

Austrade

Sponsored by DLA Piper

MENA Future Fintech Leader

Nameer Khan, Founding Board Member, MENA Fintech Association

Sponsored by Hub71

Global Future Fintech Leader

Neha Mehta, Founder, FemTech Partners

Sponsored by Masdar

Register for Fintech Abu Dhabi 2021

Fintech Abu Dhabi brings together the global fintech community, join us for MENA's leading fintech Festival. Register your details below to be kept up to date with the latest news, features and speakers.













The Search, the Fintech Abu Dhabi Global Tour

Select as many tour stops as you'd like to attend, and you'll receive a joining link via email ahead of each stop.

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June 2021

United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2021

Netherlands, 9 June 2021

France, 16 June 2021

Germany, 23 June 2021

China, 30 June 2021

July 2021

Australia, 7 July 2021

Hong Kong, 14 July 2021

South Africa, 21 July 2021

Switzerland, 28 July 2021

August 2021

United Kingdom, 4 August 2021

Uganda / Rwanda, 11 August 2021

Canada, 18 August 2021

USA / Brazil, 25 August 2021

September 2021

India, 1 September 2021

Southeast Asia, 8 September 2021

Luxembourg, 15 September 2021

The Nordics, 22 September 2021

Singapore, 29 September 2021

October 2021

Eastern Europe, 6 October 2021

Nigeria / Kenya, 13 October 2021

Israel, 20 October 2021

MENA / Turkey, 27 October 2021

November 2021

Pakistan, 3 November 2021

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