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Dates and location for 2019 will be announced soon

The most effective way to stay ahead of fintech innovation in the Middle East

300+ attendees. 20+ companies demoing. 25+ expert speakers. Countless opportunities.

Finovate brings together the Middle East's fintech community to showcase cutting-edge banking, financial and payments technology. See the latest fintech innovations demoed live on stage and hear insights from global financial services experts.

EARLY BOOKING FOR 2019 NOW OPEN!

We hope you enjoyed FinovateMiddleEast 2018.  Register now for the 2019 event for the lowest possible pricing.

What makes Finovate unique among fintech events?

Fast-paced demos of cutting-edge fintech

20+ innovative fintech companies will have just 7 minutes to demo their latest solutions live. No slides or video are allowed! 

With the amount of noise in the space, staying up to date on fintech innovation has never been more challenging. Our competitive application process means only truly innovative companies will be on stage. 

Beyond the demos: Insights from global fintech leaders

In addition to seeing the latest innovative technologies live on stage, you will hear about the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology.

Keynote topics and sessions will range from the future of fintech unfolding in the Middle East, the evolution and limits of current financial regulation, and investment from within or without the region to the future of digital banks, AI, blockchain, and digital currency.

Networking measured in quality and quantity

Join 300+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators, and entrepreneurs from across the UAE.

Who attends FinovateMiddleEast? - find out here

We’ll help you connect with the people you want to meet through:

  • hot-topic round tables
  • high-impact networking sessions
  • NEW for 2018, the Brella networking and matchmaking app – see more details 
Stand up and be heard

Whether you’ve got a new innovation to demo, a new initiative to announce, or expertise to share, FinovateMiddleEast has something for everyone. 

Contact our team to find out the best way for you to get involved. 

Something for everyone

Whether you’re a banker, venture capitalist, entrepreneur or member of the press, Finovate has the insight and ideas you need to stay current. 

Fintech innovation continues at a blistering pace. You can’t afford to be left behind. 

FinovateMiddleEast will help you stay informed and find the next big advantage – before your competition does.

Future-focused fintech in action

Fintech innovation continues at a blistering pace, and you can’t afford to be left behind. 

  • Get up to speed on the latest fintech developments and how they are shaping financial services around the world.
  • Hear fintech demos on financial inclusion, identity and future technologies.
  • See the newest start-ups in the quick paced Accelerator Showcase.

Be Seen. Be Heard.

We provide the platform to connect with hundreds of senior fintech decision-makers. Tell us your business goals. We'll help you achieve them.

THE FINOVATE COMMUNITY

Keep up with the latest in fintech from our global network of industry experts.

Finovate alumni news - sneak peeks - demos - interviews - webinars - session recordings

FinovateMiddleEast by the numbers

300+
fintech decision-makers
20+
fintech innovators demoing
100+
financial institutions represented

Demos

Cut to the chase. Stay ahead on fintech innovation. 20+ demoing companies will show you their latest innovations live.

The Conversation Continues

Visionary keynote speakers and power panels keep you up to date on the latest opportunities for your business. Leave with dozens of new ideas for your future product roadmap and strategic planning.

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The Finovate Group

The Finovate Group is a research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology. Our team runs the Finovate and FinDEVr conference series and authors the associated blogs.

Contact Us

Email inquiries to middleeast@finovate.com.

Important Event FAQs

We’re looking forward to seeing you at our next event and wanted to give you a little more information. Here are some of the FAQs about FinovateMiddleEast.