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Regional fintech focus. Global fintech solutions.
400+ senior attendees. 20+ demoers. 60+ expert speakers. Only at FinovateMiddleEast.
Alongside Strategic Partner, United Arab Emirates Ministry of Finance, Finovate brings together the Middle East's fintech community to showcase cutting-edge banking, financial and payments technology on a global scale.
HIGHLIGHTS, PHOTOS, NEWS, TWEETS AND MORE FROM FINOVATEMIDDLEEAST 2019:
Best of Show winners announced!
The votes have been tallied and the people have spoken! Learn more about the winners of our Best of Show awards for FinovateMiddleEast 2019.
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Best of Show Demo - Amber Labs
Amber Labs won BOS for its Bitcoin Bank, where people anywhere in the world can get all the benefits of a robust, global financial network, without the technical and jurisdictional restrictions, nor the inherent asymmetries, associated with the modern banking system.
Best of Show Demo - efigence
efigence won BOS for its EFI4 Digital Banking Platform, a seamless digital banking experience that guides retail banking customers through the complexity of the banking world using a three-screen environment.
Keynote: Sonia Wedrychowicz
Looking ahead to the next 10 years of banking innovation, as well as walking you through the last 10 years of the world and banking digital transformation, this keynote presentation will show the context and tangible examples of state of the art digital implementations in financial institutions across three continents, and give you an outlook into future developments.
What makes Finovate unique among fintech events?
We do not waste your time. Finovate is curated, fast-paced, and gets right to the point. And we have been delivering value for over 10 years.
Something for everyone
Fintech innovation continues at a blistering pace. You cannot afford to be left behind.
FinovateMiddleEast will help you stay informed and find the next big advantage – before your competition does.
20+ live product demos
FinovateMiddleEast features 20+ demoers showing you their latest innovations. Each company has just 7 minutes – with no slides or video allowed. So you see live technology with no filler.
We handpick each company to create a balanced agenda with demos from startups and established and public companies innovating in all areas of financial services.
Insights from global fintech leaders
As well as seeing the latest innovative technologies live on stage, attendees heard about the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology from the UAE Ministry of Finance, Emirates NBD, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Startupbootcamp Dubai and many more.
Meaningful connections to the fintech industry
Join 400+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, regulators and entrepreneurs from across the Middle East.
This is not your typical trade show floor. It is your chance to speak directly to innovators behind the most exciting tech in finance. And meet senior people from financial institutions and VC firms interested in using or investing in it.
Cut to the chase. Stay ahead on the best and latest innovations. 20+ product demos (not just pitches) of financial services technology over a single day.
Not only will you see innovations from key countries locally -- United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Bahrain -- but also globally: Europe, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Canada and United States.
SPEAKERS AT THE 2019 EVENT INCLUDED:
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