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The FinTech Abu Dhabi Tour 2020

Connecting Global FinTech Hubs

About the Tour


Organised by Abu Dhabi Global Market and powered by Unbound, the industry-renowned FinTech Abu Dhabi Tour discovers the most disruptive emerging and scaling FinTech businesses from finance hubs across the globe, in order to connect them at FinTech Abu Dhabi.

This internationally recognised initiative is pivotal for platforming and promoting emerging FinTech businesses through a variety of engagement channels, including pitching events, meetups, exclusive dinners and workshops. These avenues enable disruptors to connect with the FinTech Abu Dhabi community, enhance their network and secure future business opportunities.

Furthermore, selected attendees have an exclusive chance to compete in the FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge, the FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards and the FinTech100; these initiatives allow for disruptors to achieve invaluable visibility and exposure.


How It's Done

Selection Process

  • We're looking for Emerging and Scaling FinTech Businesses seeking to scale internationally, with a focus on the MENA region.

  • The business doesn't need to be based in the city they apply to pitch and neither do attendees; we want to connect regionally across these events.

  • The business should be developing revolutionary products and services working to address the challenges areas identified by Abu Dhabi Global Market:​​​

    • RegTech & SupTech 
    • Financial Inclusion 
    • Digital Marketplaces 
    • Banking & Finance
    • Security & Trust
    • Wealth & Asset Management
    • Insurance

Benefits of Being Selected

  • Startups and scaleups will be invited to apply and take part in one of several pitch sessions.

  • The winning pitch is granted complimentary access to FinTech Abu Dhabi.

  • They'll receive a stipend towards travel and accommodation.

  • They'll have an opportunity to connect with regional ecosystem partners and learn how to scale their business internationally.

  • There will be multiple ways for them to get involved within FinTech Abu Dhabi including:

    • Innovation Challenge
    • FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards
    • FinTech 100


Please see below a list of our planned tours around the world...






Bring FinTech Abu Dhabi to You

FinTech is Global, so is FinTech Abu Dhabi.

We want to connect FinTech Abu Dhabi to as many global finance hubs as possible. The selection of cities above are a sample of whom we are going to work with for FinTech Abu Dhabi 2020. They all have the potential to produce global businesses set to revolutionise the industry, but we know there are more.

If you think your ecosystem has what it takes to join the tour, then we want to hear from you!

Bring FinTech Abu Dhabi to You

Official Gallery

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