The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) invite you to join a webinar discussion to learn about FinTech opportunities in the MEASA region and how the DIFC can help you navigate a route to the market.
The event will include insightful discussions with DIFC senior executives about current market dynamics and our views on what business models will be in demand in the post COVID-19 world.
Wednesday, 8 July, 2020 — 12:00pm – 1:00pm (CET) / 2:00pm – 3:00pm UAE time
12:00pm – 12:05pm: Welcome Remarks by Luxembourg House of Financial Technology
12:05pm – 12:20pm: Presentation on opportunities in the market and DIFC’s model to support tech innovation – Ali Hassan, Senior Representative for Europe and North America, DIFC Authority
12:20pm – 12:30pm: Astyanax Kanakakis, CEO and Co-Founder, Norbloc
12:30pm – 12:40pm: Eric Mouilleron, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Bankable
12:40pm – 1:00pm: Q&A’s
Since our inception in 2004, the DIFC has been committed to becoming a leading global financial hub. Recognised as a world-leading international financial centre, DIFC is the highest ranked financial hub in the MEASA region. With over 2400 companies, over 130 Fintech firms, a community of over 25,600 employees and a market size of over USD 700 billion, DIFC is on track to achieve its 2024 vision. In 2017, DIFC launched the region’s first FinTech Accelerator – The Hive – and has subsequently built the region’s most comprehensive FinTech and venture capital environment, including cost-effective licensing solutions, forward-thinking regulation, innovative accelerator programmes, and funding for early and growth-stage start-ups. DIFC has pivoted towards innovation and our vision is to now drive the future of finance. DIFC will embrace and harness change and innovate for growth, fueled by our commitment to FinTech, new infrastructure development and sustained focus on boosting trade links with other regions of the world, including the UK.