Abu Dhabi Global Market, the emirate's international financial centre and free zone and an Abu Dhabi SME Hub partner, is hosting the 2021 edition of the FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge.
Structured as a pitch competition, startups from across the world are invited to submit their solutions to problem statements posed by leading technology providers.
The applications will be carefully evaluated and whittled down to select finalists who will be invited to present their solutions during Fintech Abu Dhabi.
Winners will go on to work with corporate partners in a variety of manners, conducting PoCs and gaining commercial contracts.
This year, the Innovation Challenge will leverage the functionalities of the ADGM Digital Lab, a community-led marketplace and virtual testing environment to accelerate the deployment of PoCs in a neutral environment supervised by ADGM FSRA.
Benefits of participating in the Innovation Challenge:
Gain exposure and an opportunity to work with a leading financial/regulatory institution to develop a PoC
Explore potential market expansion opportunities with support from Abu Dhabi Global Market as a strategic partner
Benefit from recognition as an entrant into one of the global fintech sector’s most unique and recognised challenges
Explore opportunities to showcase and develop your winning product in ADGM’s Digital Lab
Steps to register
Submissions close on October 30th. You can view the challenge statements, as well as register, here.