Startup accelerator Plug and Play reveals the date of its second Abu Dhabi Demo Day

From: RegTech Analyst

From FinTech and RegTech to InsurTech and cybersecurity startups, Plug and Play’s Demo Days are always an interesting event for market stakeholders wondering what is next on the horizon.

So when the accelerator announced that the date of its second Demo Day in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) will take place on December 17, people better take note.

The day will see over 20 startups make their pitches on everything from financial services to travel. It will also include open banking, cybersecurity and identity verification startups.

Wai Lum Kwok, senior executive director of capital markets, financial services regulatory authority of ADGM, said, “We are excited about Plug and Play’s Demo Day as it dovetails well with ADGM’s ongoing commitment to bolster the development of tech startups and entrepreneurs across key sectors, including FinTech and travel and hospitality, across the UAE and the wider MENA region.

“This Demo Day provides a strategic platform for up-and-coming tech innovators to showcase their latest solutions to leading corporates in the UAE and surrounding region. At ADGM, we will continue to rally our key partners in initiatives that foster an integrated and holistic ecosystem for businesses to thrive and succeed.”

Omeed Mehrinfar, managing partner of the Middle East at Plug and Play, added, “We’re incredibly excited for our second Plug and Play ADGM Demo Day. The event will represent a culmination of our efforts with our startups and partners across Financial Services, Travel & Hospitality and Healthcare. We look forward to having voices from around the world share their knowledge, experiences, products, and insights as we look to continue supporting Abu Dhabi’s vision of becoming a globally recognized knowledge-based economy.”

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