Token Night


Token Night

At Token Night, taking place on 21 October at the ADGM Headquarters, attendees benefited from the chance to network with the movers and shakers of Fintech globally, gaining insights from visionaries in the Blockchain and Crypto space.

Who attended?

  • Fintech Enthusiasts
  • Financial and Banking Executives
  • Venture capitalists
  • Press
  • Industry Analysts
  • Regulators
  • Students
  • Entrepreneurs


Token Night Invite

The Agenda

5:00pm: Welcome Note.
Wai Lum Kwok, Senior Executive Director, Abu Dhabi Global Market

5:15pm: Keynote: "Journey to a Digital Financial World - Are we there yet?"
Pradeep Kumar, Group CEO - UAE Exchange & Unimoni

5:30pm: First Panel: "Crypto Calling in the MENA Landscape"
Moderator: Hala Abou Alwan, CEO - HBA


  • Saeed Hareb, Managing Director, Alphabit

  • Arshad Khan, CEO, Arabian Bourse

  • Ola Doudin, CEO, BitOasis

  • Basil Al Askari, Co Founder, MIDCHAIN​

6:00pm: Practical Blockchain Experience​

6:10pm: Second Panel: "Robo Advisory and Smart Investing - What is next?"
Moderator: Kokila Alagh, CEO - KARM Legal


  • Mark  Chahwan, Co Founder, Sarwa

  • Talal Tabbaa, CEO, Jibrel Network

  • Hirander Misra, CEO, GMEX​

6:40pm: Demo: "Road Ahead for Crypto's - Usecases"​
Live Demo conducted by: Navin Gupta, Managing Director, SEA & MENA, Ripple

6:50pm: A visionary closing note
Steve Kirsch, Founder, Token

7:00pm: Networking Reception

About MENA FinTech Association

MENA Fintech association is an inclusive, not-for-profit association that fosters an open dialogue for the region's Fintech Community. Bringing together all the 'movers & shakers' under one roof, the MENA Fintech Association (MFTA) is the voice and nexus of the FinTech industry in MENA.
MENA FinTech Association

Co-Hosted by

                    Abu Dhabi Global Market                      Central Bank of the UAE

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Bronze Partner

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Education Partner

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