In pictures: MEFTECH reveals the potential of fintech
Event included showcase of ten of the world’s leading fintech companies
L. Jim Marous, owner of the Digital Banking Report and R. JP Nichols, Bank Innovation Consulting Expert, who were keynote speakers at Meftech. Ten financial technology businesses in the early stages of funding exhibited in the Fintech Pavilion at Meftech. The companies were showcased as an investment opportunity for the financial institutions attending the Abu Dhabi event. Board level executives from all of the leading banks in the UAE were joined by banking delegates from Saudi Arabia and Africa, along with delegates from institutions such as the Arab Monetary Fund, Emirates Investment Authority and the Abu Dhabi Global Market. Chris Skinner, leading global Financial Technology figure and CEO of TheFinanser.com, was one of the keynote speakers at Meftech. The event took place on March 13-14 in Abu Dhabi. The two-day event included 11 keynote presentations, five in-depth case studies and ten roundtable discussions. Keynote speeches were delivered by leading figures from financial technology providers including IBM, Comarch and Facebook Finance.