Fintech Tour 19, organized by Fintech Saudi, is a cluster of events and activities hosted by Fintech Saudi’s Partners across Saudi Arabia and the GCC. Fintech Tour 19 will take place between 1st December and 12th December 2019 focusing on the core themes of “Spreading Fintech Knowledge” and “Accelerating Fintech Entrepreneurship”.
Aligned with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the Financial Sector Development Program, Fintech Tour 19 will be the largest cluster of fintech events to take place in the Middle East consisting of 44 events across 12 cities and involving 40 organizations including fintechs, banks, regulators, universities, corporates, investors, consultants and fintech hubs. All Fintech Tour events are open to the public providing everyone the opportunity to participate.
“We are very pleased to have so many great partners from across the Kingdom working together to support the acceleration of fintech entrepreneurship and give everyone the opportunity to learn more about fintech.” said Nejoud Almulaik, Director of Fintech Saudi.
The events will cover a range of topics including fintech entrepreneurship, digital banking, artificial intelligence, blockchain, market access and the latest fintech trends in areas such as payments, lending, capital markets and regulation. In Saudi Arabia, events will be taking place in the Kingdom's Central, Western and Eastern regions. For the first time, events will also be taking place in Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Dubai to support the development of fintech across the GCC.
Fintech Tour 19 partners include ADGM, Al Yamamah University, Alinma Bank, Arabnet, ASTC, Astrolabs, Ateon, Badir, Bahrain Fintech Bay, Beehive, BeSmart, Banque Saudi Fransi, Capital Markets Authority, DIFC Fintech Hive, Direct FN, Elm, Emirates NBD , Forus, Gulf International Bank, Halalah, HyperPay, KFUPM, King Saud University, Lendo, Manafa, Mastercard, Microsoft, Monshaat, Paytabs, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Raed Ventures, Raqamyah, Saudi Investment Bank, Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, SAMBA, Saudi Payments, Sure International Technology, Taibah Valley, Wadi Makkah, Wahed Invest.
All events are open to members of the public and nearly all events are free to attend. For more information on how to register for the events please visit www.fintechsaudi.com or follow the Twitter Account @fintechsaudi.
About Fintech Saudi
Fintech Saudi is an initiative launched by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) in collaboration with the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) under the Financial Sector Development Program to support the development of the Fintech Industry in Saudi Arabia. Fintech Saudi’s ambition is to transform Saudi Arabia into an innovative fintech hub with a thriving and responsible fintech ecosystem.
Fintech Saudi seeks to achieve this by supporting the development of the infrastructure required for the growth of the fintech industry, building capabilities and talent required by fintech companies and supporting fintech entrepreneurs at every stage of their development.
To learn more visit https://fintechsaudi.com or @fintechsaudi (Twitter)
© Press Release 2019