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FinTech Abu Dhabi

5,000 Attendees

 100+ Speakers

3 Incredible Days

See you in 2020!



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MENA's Leading FinTech and Financial Event


On 21-23 October 2019, Organised by Abu Dhabi Global Market, Powered by Unbound, FinTech Abu Dhabi welcomed over 5,000+ delegates from over 70 countries in Abu Dhabi - MENA’s Leading FinTech hub. Across three stages, over 130 expert speakers including, 13 Unicorns, 6 emerging Unicorns, and a stellar and formidable list of global female leaders sharing their knowledge on key themes driving the financial technology industry forward.

The third edition of FinTech Abu Dhabi also hosted a range of new initiatives from exclusive workshops organised by industry leaders, a prestigious Awards Ceremony across 10 categories, the FinTech50 - a selection of emerging global talent, the Innovation Challenge bringing real corporate challenges to market and the legendary Urban Experience networking event. What’s more, over the past three days some incredible announcements were made!

We’d like to thank everyone who attended, supported, exhibited and enjoyed FinTech Abu Dhabi this year. MENA’s Leading FinTech Festival will return to Abu Dhabi in 2020 – watch this space!

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 Show Highlights - 2019

Etihad Challenge

Etihad Challenge

FinTech Abu Dhabi teamed up with Etihad to find solutions to highly specific FinTech-related problems faced by their finance and accounting teams. Etihad is calling the most disruptive FinTech talent from across the world to address their challenges. 

Youth Circle

Youth Circle

The first FinTech themed Youth Circle at FinTech Abu Dhabi entailed a two-hour dialogue on 23rd October to engage youth in an enriching set-up, allowing them to exchange views and recommend initiatives to decision-makers and influential expert speakers.

DLA Piper - Workshop

DLA Piper - Workshop

Carefully curated speakers joined DLA Piper, FinTech Abu Dhabi's Bronze Sponsor, at the 'Tokenisation of Assets  - creating value and liquidity with distributed ledger solutions' Workshop.


ADX - Platinum Partner

ADX - Platinum Partner

“I am delighted to announce ADX’s active participation at FinTech Abu Dhabi 2019 this year, as a Platinum Partner.

This event falls in perfect alignment with ADX’s Digital Transformation Strategy and will provide the right platform to assert and promote ADX’s credentials as a leading regional Exchange."

H.E. Khalid Bin Shaiban Al Muhairi, Chairman of ADX


FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge

FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge

Real corporate challenges brought to market, giving global leaders in FinTech the opportunity and support to refine their solutions and scale with the Abu Dhabi business community.


FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards

FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards set the gold standard for excellence in the field of FinTech, promoting and supporting existing talent within the UAE and MENA region.


FinTech Abu Dhabi Tour

FinTech Abu Dhabi Tour

FinTech Abu Dhabi came to you with The Tour, a series of exclusive dinners, workshops and meetups to connect emerging and scaling FinTech businesses to the Abu Dhabi Global Market and the broader MENA market.


FinTech 50

FinTech 50

FinTech Abu Dhabi showcased companies that are building the future of FinTech. See who took part and apply now to join MENA's premier marketplace for founders of emerging & scaling businesses to connect with investors, government and corporate innovators in 2020.

Speaker Highlights - 2019


Click here to view the full speaker line-up.

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Bronze Partners


Education Partner


Media Partners


Arabic Technology Partner


Community Partners



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