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The Search, Global Tour: MENA & Turkey

The Search heads to MENA and Turkey for a closer look at a region that is embracing fintech. From regulatory sandboxes, government-driven initiatives and tech incubators and accelerators, MENA is home to a growing number of fintech startups with more than $222m being invested into fintech in the first half of 2021 alone.

We’re delighted to partner with our Official Accelerator Partner Plug & Play to bring you a special interview session entitled ‘Analysing a Thriving Ecosystem’. Chaired by Nameer Khan of the MENA Fintech Association, he’ll be joined by Babak Ahmadzadeh, Director of Plug and Play Abu Dhabi and Lale Can Gözübüyük, Regional Director/Country Manager, Plug and Play Tech Center, Turkey for an indepth look at the region and the opportunities for fintech within key countries.

Hear from five more incredible startups as they introduce us to their technologies in a bid to join the Fintech100 at November’s Fintech Abu Dhabi.

Congratulations to the Winners of The Search: MENA & Turkey

Fatora
Hala
Verofax

Startups

Fatora

Anyone can build an online store and start for free. Fatora is a smart product for online payment solutions in MENA, it is an application and website enabling its users to create invoices and send them online to the customer to pay them directly via credit cards.
Speaker: Waleed Alyafie
Country:Qatar

FINSO

Consumer loan digitalisation platform - Finso provides software platforms and services based on international standards and state-of-the-art technologies connecting retailers, financial institutions and customers.
Speaker: İzzettin Toksoy
Country:Turkey

HALA

Hala is a leading fintech platform allowing SMEs to manage their inbound and outbound payments in a simple yet safe way.
Speaker: Maher Loubieh
Country:Saudi Arabia

Trade Capital Partners

TCP is the working capital solution for startups and SMEs in emerging markets: SMEs and startups are the cornerstone of growing economies yet face major challenges obtaining short term credit solutions around their working capital.
Speaker: Troels Andersen
Country:United Arab Emirates

Verofax

World's first sustainable lifecycle tracing platform for brands to access ESG finance and markets. Verofax sustainable lifecycle tracing promotes sustainable brands and empowers consumers to research and access based on rating vs industry average.
Speaker: Wassim Merheby
Country:United Arab Emirates

With thanks to our Speakers

Babak Ahmadzadeh, Director, Plug and Play Abu Dhabi
Nameer Khan, Founding Board Member, MFTA
Lale Can Gözübüyük, Regional Director/Country Manager, Plug and Play Tech Center, Turkey
Nahil Hanna, Head Of Innovation & Startups Ecosystem, Unbound

With thanks to our Judges

HB Lim, Director, FSRA, ADGM
Nahil Hanna, Head Of Innovation & Startups Ecosystem, Unbound
Gorkem Cokcetin, Senior Industry Digital Transformation Specialist, Oracle

With thanks to our Partners

ADCB
Platinum Partner
Hub71
Silver Partner
Plug and Play
Accelerator Partner
Etihad Airways
Official Airline Partner
ADGM Academy
Knowledge Partner

With thanks to our Community Partners

Bahrain FinTech Bay
Fintech Instanbul
MENA Fintech Association
StartAD

Join Fintech Abu Dhabi in a global search for the most innovative and disruptive startups within financial technology.

Between June and November, Fintech Abu Dhabi highlights more than 35 countries with 23 planned tour stops. The Search comes to an end at the final destination, MENA’s leading fintech festival, Fintech Abu Dhabi happening 22 - 24 November 2021. Each virtual tour stop features interviews and panel debates as fintech leaders from the host country share their thoughts on how fintech innovations have shaped their region.

Register for Fintech Abu Dhabi 2021

Fintech Abu Dhabi brings together the global fintech community, join us for MENA's leading fintech festival. Register your details below to be kept up to date with the latest news, features and speakers.













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Register for the Search Global Tour: MENA & Turkey

Fintech Abu Dhabi brings together the global fintech community, join us for MENA's leading fintech festival. Register your details below to be kept up to date with the latest news, features and speakers.









The Search, the Fintech Abu Dhabi Global Tour

Select as many tour stops as you'd like to attend, and you'll receive a joining link via email ahead of each stop.

All 2021 stops

I'm interested in all stops

October 2021

MENA & Turkey, 6 October 2021

Israel, 13 October 2021

Italy, 26 October 2021

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

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Privacy notice: ADGM is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, and we’ll only use your personal information to administer your account and provide the products and services you requested from us. We will not disclose your name, e-mail address or contact number to any third parties. You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of our emails.. For more information on how we handle your personal data, please refer to our Privacy Policy