Youth Circle

The Youth Circle at FinTech Abu Dhabi: Empowering UAE’s Youth to Embrace FinTech Opportunities

Technology is taking over the world. In the past 10 years, the amount of ‘Unicorn’ technology companies, reaching a valuation of $1bn, has grown from 30, to nearly 400. Every aspect of our lives is being transformed. 

At Fintech Abu Dhabi, we’ll be presenting the people leading 14 of the biggest and brightest Unicorn technology companies on earth. 

Youth Circle is your opportunity to visit one of the worlds most important forums for leaders in financial services and technologies, to learn from the brightest minds on earth and to ask the questions that will drive YOUR career forward.

Technology is taking over the world - join us to be a part of it.
See you at the Youth Circle.


Youth Circles

Governed by Federal Youth Authority and launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, the Youth Circles initiative aims to inspire youth-centric dialogue and engage young leaders across a variety of areas to shape innovative solutions for global challenges.

The first FinTech themed Youth Circle at FinTech Abu Dhabi entails a two-hour dialogue to engage youth in an enriching set-up, allowing them to exchange views and recommend initiatives to decision-makers and influential expert speakers. This is your chance to have your voice heard and discover the world of opportunities that FinTech has to offer.

Speakers include:

The Youth Circle will take place on

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Wednesday 23rd October

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Youth Circle - Location

Workshop Room

If you're aged 15-35, sign up below to participate the event. Places are limited, and those selected to take part will receive a full access delegate pass to FinTech Abu Dhabi on October 23rd.

Sign up for the Youth Circle here

Discussion Topics to Be Explored

  • What can UAE Youth talent learn from national and international success stories in the FinTech space
  • Should more be done to nurture the UAE talent pool and educational system to foster a mindset for working successfully in the FinTech industry?
  • What are the barriers to entry that young entrepreneurs face in for building a successful FinTech startup in the UAE and what measures are/can be put in place to overcome these?
  • Usage of FinTech products and services is higher among younger consumers – what can brick-and-mortar, entrenched establishments change to better appeal to this new generation through FinTech?

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