Plug and Play ADGM hosts their second annual Demo Day featuring over 20 Fintech, Traveltech and Healthtech startups

Plug and Play, the world's largest startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform, and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the leading international financial centre based in Abu Dhabi, are hosting their second annual Plug and Play ADGM Demo Day on December 17th, 2019.

This is our largest event of the year where the space will be filled with startups, corporations, government entities, and venture capitalists changing the region. Audience members will hear key announcements from the Plug and Play team, over 20 startup pitches focused on financial services, health, and travel, as well as have the opportunity to see product demos and exhibitions by our MENA corporate partners. Some technology focus areas of the startups include open banking, data management, cybersecurity, identify verification, and more.

Wai Lum Kwok, Senior Executive Director (Capital Markets), Financial Services Regulatory Authority of ADGM said: “We are excited about Plug and Play’s Demo Day as it dovetails well with ADGM’s ongoing commitment to bolster the development of tech startups and entrepreneurs across key sectors, including Fintech and Travel & Hospitality, across the UAE and the wider MENA region. This Demo Day provides a strategic platform for up-and-coming tech innovators to showcase their latest solutions to leading corporates in the UAE and surrounding region. At ADGM, we will continue to rally our key partners in initiatives that foster an integrated and holistic ecosystem for businesses to thrive and succeed.”

"We’re incredibly excited for our second Plug and Play ADGM Demo Day. The event will represent a culmination of our efforts with our startups and partners across Financial Services, Travel & Hospitality and Healthcare. We look forward to having voices from around the world share their knowledge, experiences, products, and insights as we look to continue supporting Abu Dhabi’s vision of becoming a globally recognized knowledge-based economy," said Omeed Mehrinfar, Managing Partner, Middle East at Plug and Play.

The event will also feature an exciting discussion about building an ecosystem, taking risks, and fostering innovation in Abu Dhabi. Panelists represent key government entities across financial, travel, hospitality, and healthcare sectors.

Plug and Play ADGM’s Ecosystem Partners that continue to support the development of Abu Dhabi’s entrepreneurial community are ADGM Academy, Hub71, Magnitt, Shorooq Partners, and VentureSouq.

Event registration for the Plug and Play ADGM Demo Day on December 17th, 2019 can be found here: