Fintech innovators to take centre stage in Abu Dhabi

By Adelle Geronimo / TahawulTech


SOURCE: TahawulTech - Fintech innovators to take centre stage in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has opened the second edition of the FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit.

Building on the success of the 2017 inaugural event that attracted close to 3000 local and global registrations, the 2018 event will comprise two full days of world-class exciting activities with world-class speakers, designed to unite the FinTech community and support the growth of financial services industry in Abu Dhabi and the MENA region.  The event is exclusively organised and curated by ADGM.

The FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit will be held at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, Abu Dhabi on 17th September 2018.

For FinTech start-ups, ADGM has specially tailored a brand new addition segment – the FinTech Abu Dhabi Bootcamp Day on 16th September featuring FinTech innovators from ADGM RegLab, start-up accelerator Plug-and-Play, and KPMG Digital Village team, to showcase game-changing FinTech solutions that will address today’s business challenges.

FinTech start-ups, investors, mentors and the financial community will have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas on Bootcamp Day.

Richard Teng, CEO of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of ADGM, said, “Innovation, including FinTech and digital transformation, is part of ADGM’s DNA. It influences and shapes our service offerings and regulatory framework. As an ecosystem developer, we aim to support Abu Dhabi’s leading position as the FinTech hub and nexus for the MENA area.”