• Redefining Finance Through Technology

  • Redefining Finance Through Technology

  • Redefining Finance Through Technology

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In 2023, the Middle East and North Africa's unparalleled meeting place for global fintech leaders saw the financial industry's biggest tech revolutions in the fields of paytech, insurtech, regtech, wealth & asset management, and digital banking, presented by 100+ globally leading financial services companies and the most disruptive startups.

Over 100 path-breaking talks were given by global regulators, financial institutions, and unicorns, redefining fintech strategies in the region. There were targeted 1000+ startup meetings with tech buyers and investors, which drove immediate business impact.

70,000+
Attendees
1200+
Investors
100+
Exhibitors
200+
Speakers

What's New in 2024? 

Conference Featured Robust Programming in 2023

Digital Trends

The exploration of digital trends, with 80+ speakers, played a crucial role in helping financial institutions and corporates navigate the rapidly changing landscape. This included Embedded MENA, the Past of Retail, Global Strategy & Governance, and Fintech Edge.

SME Elevate

The SME ELEVATE Program, designed for companies supporting SMEs' digital needs, united financial institutions, fintech firms, and development finance institutions to boost SME finance. With 80+ speakers, the program covered the SME Strategy Studio, Trailblazing Innovations, SME Digitalization, and included the Investment and Funding Opportunities as well as the Valuation of Growth Companies (SMEs) Workshop.

Networking Lounge

The all-inclusive networking lounge powered by Fintech Tuesdays facilitated authentic interactions between renowned speakers and Fintech experts. The event featured 62 speakers and spanned four days of networking.

Conference Featured Robust Programming in 2023

  • Digital Trends

    The exploration of digital trends, with 80+ speakers, played a crucial role in helping financial institutions and corporates navigate the rapidly changing landscape. This included Embedded MENA, the Past of Retail, Global Strategy & Governance, and Fintech Edge.
  • SME Elevate

    The SME ELEVATE Program, designed for companies supporting SMEs' digital needs, united financial institutions, fintech firms, and development finance institutions to boost SME finance. With 80+ speakers, the program covered the SME Strategy Studio, Trailblazing Innovations, SME Digitalization, and included the Investment and Funding Opportunities as well as the Valuation of Growth Companies (SMEs) Workshop.
  • Networking Lounge

    The all-inclusive networking lounge powered by Fintech Tuesdays facilitated authentic interactions between renowned speakers and Fintech experts. The event featured 62 speakers and spanned four days of networking.

Our 2023 Visionary Fintech Speakers Led the Way

Fintech Surge across the world

Fintech Surge is creating massive global awareness of the Middle East Fintech Ecosystem through hard-hitting round table discussions and road shows in Riyadh, KSA, Stockholm, Sweden, and UAE.

The Riyadh Fintech Roundtable

All Hands on Fintech: Building a Regional Powerhouse

Venue: Fintech Saudi - KSA

In partnership with Geidea, Fintech Saudi & Findexable

The Abu Dhabi Roundtable

Unparalleled Lines: Building Fintech’s Super Connector

Venue: ADGM - Abu Dhabi

In partnership with Geidea and ADGM

STHLM Fintech Week

Nordic Startups Access Dubai

Venue: Stockholm Fintech Week - Sweden

Fintech Surge across the world

Fintech Surge is creating massive global awareness of the Middle East Fintech Ecosystem through hard-hitting round table discussions and road shows in Riyadh, KSA, Stockholm, Sweden, and UAE.

Experience Fintech Surge through our exhibitors

Amnah Ajmal
Fintech Surge is one of the most exciting platforms where Fintechs from across the region and outside the region come together to showcase their capabilities, and I think it’s a great way to connect with our customers.
Amnah Ajmal
Executive Vice President, Market Development |  EEMEA Mastercard
Fahad Sajjad
PFN’s aim was to build a Pakistan Pavilion and to provide a platform for the startups to showcase their products & services in this mega event and also provide channel to tap themselves in the international market. We had a good experience. A lot of exposure for our startups who wish to tap themselves internationally.
Fahad Sajjad
CEO |  Pakistan Fintech Network
Ranjith K Shyamaladas
We received 8x growth from Fintech Surge 2022, 85% of the visitors were industry specific, and more than 50% of them were potential clients. Simply stunning show!
Ranjith K Shyamaladas
Founder & CEO |  ModaPay
Muhammad Nana
It’s really so great to be at Fintech Surge 2023. We were sponsors of the event last year and because of the good, healthy, and meaningful interactions, we decided to return this year as Headline Sponsor.
Muhammad Nana
Vice President, Fintech Partnerships, EEMEA |  Mastercard
Nosaibah Alrajhi
There’s a lot of cutting-edge technology, Fintechs, and startups from different industries that are looking to network with investors and partners within the region and a lot of them are looking to enter the region, so we’re really excited about that.
Nosaibah Alrajhi
CEO & Board Member |  Forus Investment

A Glimpse into 2023

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Fintech Surge promises an even grander experience in 2024 and beyond. It remains committed to its role as the premier hub for Fintech revolutionaries. Explore exhibiting and sponsoring options with us.

Thank You to our 2023 Sponsors & Partners

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