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    The Falcon Takes Flight

    Spotlight The Falcon Takes Flight

    From coastal town to financial powerhouse

    Abu Dhabi has transformed from a quaint coastal fishing town into an urban hub, boasting a prominent position as a global financial powerhouse. We bring you "The Falcon Takes Flight", a three-part series which delves into the city's remarkable rise, highlighting the pivotal role of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in empowering visionaries, trailblazers, and industry leaders. Discover what’s next for the ‘Capital of Capital’, Abu Dhabi.

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    Episode 1

    Rise: The Path to Prosperity

    Abu Dhabi has transformed itself into a respected financial metropolis, a cosmopolitan cultural hotspot and a magnet for ambitious businesses, professionals and high-net-worth individuals.

    With a multi-pronged approach that includes pioneering regulatory and legal frameworks, tax-friendly policies and pulling out all the stops to attract talented workers, ADGM’s innovations have brought huge prosperity to the city.

    Hear from famed investor, Ray Dalio, and Managing Director at Ardian, Yacine Zarrouk, as well as others as they describe how the Emirate, in a short time, has become an integral part of investment houses’ worldwide operations.

    Episode 2

    Expansion: A Remarkable Transformation

    A thriving economy and a stimulating, diverse culture have drawn some of the world’s most successful people on the planet to Abu Dhabi. In this episode of The Falcon Takes Flight series, we explore Abu Dhabi’s evolution into a modern Renaissance state, attracting global attention for its position as a global investment and cultural hub.

    The Emirate has transformed into the fastest-growing economy in the region, becoming an ideal place for business opportunities. The financial freezone established by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has also brought a plethora of benefits to international businesses and investors.

    Characterised by safety, stability, and cultural diversity for both residents and tourists, the Emirate is also home to some of the world’s iconic museums and amusement parks, such as the Louvre Museum and Warner Bros World.

    Episode 3

    Future: Ahead of the Curve

    Abu Dhabi is putting its green principles into action, future-proofing itself by leveraging technology, business-friendly regulatory systems, and sustainability. Explore how Abu Dhabi stays ahead of the curve with forward-looking initiatives rooted in virtues characterised by fairness, civility, vibrancy, and modernity in our Falcon Takes Flight series.

    The Emirate is home to the pioneering urban development of Masdar City, the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). The international financial centre has taken the lead in regulating voluntary carbon credits and climate finance instruments, paving the way for the world’s first voluntary carbon exchange by ACX Group, based in ADGM.

    Another vital player in Abu Dhabi is Hub71, a startup ecosystem that helps founders grow and scale disruptive technology firms. Its success at bringing corporations and prominent investors together has earned the respect of global tech companies.