FinTalks #1: The $20BN Opportunity for FinTechs in MEA & a Case Study on WealthTech


We know how quickly the FinTech industry moves, so FinTech Hive has created FinTalks – powered by startups – as a collaborative forum to connect with other FinTech, Islamic FinTech, RegTech, and InsurTech enthusiasts to keep up-to-date on the latest industry technology trends and developments.

The first edition of FinTalks will focus on presenting the $20 billion opportunity for FinTech in the Middle East and Africa and the four rules of investing, covering how to invest in international markets and easy to understand tips and tricks on personal finance, including a demonstration of how the UAE’s robo-advisor, Sarwa, is using technology to apply them.

  • 18:30 Registration & pizza
  • 19:00 Welcome & introduction – by Raja Al Mazrouei, Executive Vice President at FinTech Hive
  • 19:05 The $20 billion opportunity for FinTech in the Middle East and Africa – by Shereen Abdulla, Senior Manager at FinTech Hive
  • 19:15 The four rules of investing and Sarwa Platform demo – by Mark Chahwan & Jad Sayegh, Co-founders of Sawra
  • 19:45 Networking
  • 20:00 End

Sarwa is the first and fastest growing online financial advisor for young professionals in the Middle East, making investing simple and affordable by combining proven investment strategies with technology that drives down costs. Sarwa was the first to obtain and graduate from the Innovation Testing License by the DFSA.

To confirm your attendance, please send an email to: [email protected]

We look forward to seeing you there!

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