What makes Finovate unique among fintech events?
We don’t waste your time. Finovate is curated, fast-paced, and gets right to the point. And we’ve been delivering value for over 10 years.
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.
35+ live product demos
FinovateMiddleEast features 35+ demoing companies showing you their latest innovations live. Each presenter 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. Startups, established and public companies innovating in all areas of financial services are encouraged to apply. Last year's themes included blockchain, lending, digital banking, customer acquisition and engagement, investment, wealth management, and security.
Don't see your focus there? That's even better! Apply to demo.
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 400+ 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 2019, the Brella networking and matchmaking app – see more details
Stand up and be heard
FinovateMiddleEast by the numbers
Cut to the chase. Stay ahead on the best and latest innovations. 35+ 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.
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.
Finovate felt like stepping into the future of finance with genuinely innovative companies challenging conventional wisdom.
Standard Chartered Bank
Demoing at Finovate had an incredible impact for us. It was an amazing platform for launching our latest innovation and helped us get attention from serious financial services investors.
FinovateFall was excellent, and really well run. We had an overwhelming response to our product after demoing.
I’m totally Finovate addicted. It’s amazing. I come all the way from Italy, and this is my fourth Finovate.
Strategic Management & Innovation
Finovate is the premier financial technology conference for a reason. You’ll see the best examples of leading innovators from around the globe, every single time. Finovate delivers.
Lead of Digital Channel Strategy
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
LEAD MEDIA PARTNER: FINTECH FUTURES
The premier publishing platform for the worldwide fintech community – providing daily news, analysis and expert commentary. Comprehensive, accessible and free.
Face-to-face, digital and bespoke in-company courses
Finovate's learning partner, IFF, offers two-day courses in London, an online programme and unique learning solutions tailored to your business needs.
More Event Information
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.
Email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Event FAQs
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