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    Fintech100 Forum

    Welcome to the Fintech100 Forum – an exclusive gathering of the world’s top Fintech startups


    This November, Fintech Abu Dhabi will again recognize the most disruptive, emerging and established Fintechs from around the globe through its elite membership club – the Fintech100.

    Highlighting those companies who are shaping the future of finance and technology through their ground-breaking products and services, the Fintech100 brings together these global innovators to connect with a high-level, curated community of international founders and investors. 

    With over $1 Trillion of collective assets under management in attendance, this is undoubtedly one of the world's most prestigious investor gatherings.

    The Fintech100 Forum will run concurrently to the Fintech Abu Dhabi Investor Forum, a private, invitation-only gathering of senior leaders from sovereign wealth funds, highly influential family offices, distinguished private equity firms, renowned venture capital firms, and prominent private investors

    See the Fintech Abu Dhabi Travel Guide.

    Important Information Regarding Your Attendance

    In light of the COVID19 pandemic, strict protocols have been put in place to ensure your safety and that of your colleagues and event staff.

    1. Entry Requirements (COVID Protocols)* (*Correct as of 10-11-2021)
      • UAE based visitors: 96hrs negative PCR test + Green status on AL Hosn App
      • International visitors: 96hrs negative PCR test + a vaccination certificate

    2. Event and Venue Details
      • Date: 22nd November 2021
      • Time: 11 AM (Registration opens at 10 AM)
      • Venue: ADGM Authorities Building, ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    3. Maximise Your Networking

    4. Travel & Accommodation

    5. Agenda Overview
    6. For full details of the agenda, and the most current version, please visit the website here: Fintech100 Agenda

    7. Social Receptions & Events
    8. Your pass also includes the opportunity to attend a number of exclusive events.

      • Lunch with fellow guests on Monday 22 November
      • Networking, drinks and entertainment with VIP guests and speakers at the Urban Experience – Monday 22 November
      • Festival Access – Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 November

      On behalf of ADGM and Fintech Abu Dhabi we look forward to welcoming you to this year’s Fintech100.

    *Please note, this invitation is not transferable. If you wish to propose a guest for consideration, please contact us directly here. Please be aware that spaces are limited and requests for additional places may not be able to be accommodated.

    Discover The Fintech100 2021

    This year’s Fintech100 features an incredible lineup of the world’s most inspirational pioneering fintech startups. Visit the Fintech100 brochure to discover 2021’s Top 100 and to learn more about these groundbreaking companies and their solutions to the challenges they’ve faced and addressed.


    Inspirational Speaker Lineup

    Wai Lum Kwok

    Wai Lum Kwok

    Senior Executive Director, FSRA, ADGM
    Jida Itani

    Jida Itani

    Chief Operating Officer, HUB71
    Gaurav Dhar

    Gaurav Dhar

    Board Member, MENA Fintech Association
    Mohamed Okasha

    Mohamed Okasha

    Managing Partner, Disruptech
    Odunayo Eweniyi

    Odunayo Eweniyi

    Co-Founder & COO, PiggyVest
    Kevin O'Leary

    Kevin O'Leary

    Chairman, O'Shares Investment
    Yousuf Al Mulla

    Yousuf Al Mulla

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner, E11 Capital
    Jason Barsema

    Jason Barsema

    President & Co-Founder, Halo Investing
    Yehia Badawy

    Yehia Badawy

    Co-founder, Rain Financial
    Sonia Gokhale

    Sonia Gokhale

    Founding Partner, VentureSouq
    Mahmoud Adi

    Mahmoud Adi

    Founding Partner, Sharooq VC
    Basil Moftah

    Basil Moftah

    General Partner, Global Ventures
    Michele Ferrario

    Michele Ferrario

    CEO & Co-Founder, Stashaway
    Gabrielle Inzirillo

    Gabrielle Inzirillo

    Head of Market Development, Fintech, ADGM
    Danny Kessler

    Danny Kessler

    Chairman, Unbound
    Yasmin Al Mostehy

    Yasmin Al Mostehy

    Executive Director, Middle East Venture Capital Association
    Julia Smith

    Julia Smith

    Head of Startups, Head of Startups, Fintech Abu Dhabi

    Travelling to Fintech Abu Dhabi by car?

    For access to Fintech Abu Dhabi 2021, we recommend using D Car Park, which faces the Four Season Hotel. Please use the following GPS Co-ordinates 24.502633, 54.388437 for this car park, which is located on 5th Street, Jazeerat Al Maryah.

    Please note:

    • Car parking is free after 10am – all Fintech Abu Dhabi guests arriving and registering before 10:00am on all event days will need to request a validated car parking pass
    • Please request your validated car parking pass on arrival from the outdoor registration desk
    • Upon exiting the car park, please hand your validated parking pass to the parking attendants located by the parking exit
    • For any guests entering the car park after 10am its free and the exit parking barrier will open automatically

    Valet Parking

    Valet Parking is available for guests arriving at the North Plaza entrance (closest to the Four Seasons Hotel) on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 November. Please collect your valet pass from the valet car parking attendant. Prior to returning to collect your vehicle, please ensure that the valet access card is validated at the ADGM Reception Desk North lobby ahead of being handed to the car parking attendant.

    Register for Fintech Abu Dhabi 2021

    This year’s Fintech Abu Dhabi is free to attend - register now to claim your virtual pass giving you access to all sessions on the 23–24 November, that’s in excess of 40 hours of content and the chance to learn from more than 150 speakers! Join fintech pioneers, investors, VCs, founders and industry leaders for two days of unmissable opportunity, only at MENA’s leading fintech festival.

    Yes, I consent to receiving emails from ADGM regarding Fintech Abu Dhabi and the above selected Search Global Tour stops (if any).

    Once registered you will receive a confirmation email to confirm your virtual pass. Approximately one week ahead of the event we will contact you to provide full details of how to access this year’s Fintech Abu Dhabi – join fellow participants on our live event platform and enjoy the chance to network virtually, watch sessions, ask questions and interact in our live polls. Alternatively, you can also stream all the content live from the website. Register for your virtual two-day pass below.

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