The fourth version of the FinTech Abu Dhabi Competition (FinTech AD), held underneath the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Government Council,and co-hosted by the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and Abu Dhabi International Market (ADGM), concluded at the moment and recorded the occasion’s largest version but, attracting greater than 25,000 contributors from world wide.
The FinTech AD Competition 2020 was held in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Business, the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, and Masdar.
The final day of FinTech AD’s jam-packed, three-day agenda featured keynote addresses, panel discussions, and hearth classes led by famend monetary figures, whereby they highlighted the most recent developments and emergent traits throughout the FinTech sector, together with Synthetic Intelligence, Blockchain, enterprise capital and start-up scaling.
Among the many audio system that addressed day three of FinTech AD includeH.E. Abdulhamid M Saeed Alahmadi, Governor of CBUAE, H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister Of State and Chairman of ADGM, H.E. Salama Al Ameemi, Director General of Ma’an, H.E. Mohamed Abdel Hameed Al Askar, Director General of Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, H.E. Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Deputy Group CEO of Mubadala, H.E. Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, UAE Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Umar Farooq, CEO of Onyx by JP Morgan, Yuri Misnik, Chief Expertise Officer of First Abu Dhabi Bank, Ann Cairns, Government Vice Chairman of Mastercard, and Hanan Harhara Al Yafei, CEO of Hub71.
The FinTech AD Competition as soon as once more held the FinTech Awards, showcasing the perfect in world FinTech innovation within the UAE and the area. The Awards elevate grassroots expertise and rejoice the boldest concepts and initiatives driving the business. The winners of this yr’s FinTech Awards embody Michele Grosso, CEO of Democrance, Dinarak, ClauseMatch, Shorooq Companions, Manzil, UAETradeConnect, Australian Commerce and Funding Fee (Austrade), Nameer Khan of the MENA FinTech Affiliation, and Neha Mehta, Founding father of FemTech Companions.
This yr’s FinTech AD Schooling Accomplice, the ADGM Academy, offered a hearth chat titled ‘Inside Wall Street: JP Morgan’s Strategy to Digital’ that includes Helene Panzarino, Director of the London Institute of Banking & Finance, in addition to Umar Farooq, CEO of Onyx by JP Morgan. The session mentioned J.P. Morgan’s digital transformation technique, competitiveness within the trendy age and its relationship with blockchain know-how.
The fourth version of FinTech AD as soon as once more offered the Investor Discussion board, bringing collectively key figures throughout the funding panorama to debate pertinent points throughout the sector, together with danger administration, post-COVID-19 funding methods, and early-stage investing.