The inaugural edition of the UAE-Israel Fintech Week Summit will officially launch as an exclusively virtual event on Nov 29, 2020. Over the next five days, the Summit will explore a wide range of topics including new trends, as well as challenges awaiting the global fintech industry in the post-COVID world.
The summit will bring together global financial leaders, venture capital firms, tech giants, and promising startups together to brainstorm, discover, and share new insights into the industry, while also helping build links between industry leaders.
Some of the areas that the Summit will specifically focus on include how nascent but fast-evolving technologies such as Open Banking, NeoBanks, and Open APIs are revolutionizing the world of finance.
Launched by Nir Kouris and Jon Kingsley, and spearheaded by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UAE-Israel Fintech Week Summit 2020 is backed by a wide spectrum of global fintech partners, start-ups, scaleups, and established companies from Israel, UAE, U.K., Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Netherlands, the U.S., and other fintech leaders around the world.
Some of the prominent guest speakers attending the Summit will include Sabah Al-Binali (Partner and Head of Gulf, OurCrowd), Roberto Croci (Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups MEA), Richard Teng (CEO, Financial Services Regulatory Authority, ADGM), Emma Sánchez Andrade Smith (CEO, Jefa), Eyal Moldovan (General Manager of the SMB solution, Payoneer), Yuval Samet (Co-Founder and CEO, Riseup), and many others.