Kuwait’s First and Only Virtual Summit and Expo on Fintech, Kuwait Fintech Summit, will take place on 13 October 2021.

Kuwait Fintech Summit is the definitive meeting place facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue with power packed networking opportunities among C-Level executives, leading Industry experts, decision makers, policy makers and government officials from across the value chain to foster collaboration, discuss current challenges, business opportunities, develop market strategies, share knowledge and identify solutions aimed at shaping the future of Fintech.

The disruptive power of Fintech is being felt across the Middle East as governments look to diversify their economies by increasing uptake of innovation and technology. This has created immense opportunities for Fintech.

In Kuwait, the banking industry is in the midst of a revolution, with Fintech being a key driver of this much-needed change. The Central Bank of Kuwait is spearheading Fintech innovation, evidenced by the recently established Fintech Unit, which will be supporting the Fintech regulatory sandbox. Kuwait’s finance sector is perhaps the best-established in the GCC and is home to the world’s oldest sovereign wealth fund - Kuwait Investment Authority. Kuwait’s unique financial ecosystem allows essential institutions to be more agile in adopting new technologies.

At Kuwait Fintech Summit, meet the people who matter - with over 500 industry experts, decision makers, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and more in attendance, Kuwait Fintech Summit is the perfect platform to engage with the industry and make the virtual connections you need to drive business growth and stay ahead of the curve.


A New Way to Experience a Summit

A virtual event works very much the same as our in-person events, with many of the physical features transferring across to the digital experience. The event will enable you to view the presenters live or catchup through recordings and visit vendors booths and network with anyone on the platform.

All you need is a desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone, and you can digitally attend from the safety and comfort of your office or home. The Event will start on 13 October 2021, 10:00hrs Arabian Standard Time or GMT +3, to ensure global attendance from all time zones.

The Summit will feature an expansive line-up of stellar speakers, case studies, panel discussions, engaging discussions, unique presentations providing access to a wealth of industry-leading knowledge, sharing best practices & experiences, spotlighting trends, information exchange, cutting-edge insights and outlooks with actionable takeaways.

The cutting-edge agenda at Kuwait Fintech will explore trends driving innovation, optimization, and improvement across the industry from financial inclusion, digital transformation, retail banking, customer experience, Islamic banking, insuretech, blockchain, cyber security, regtech and more. Stay up to date with the latest topics shaping the fintech landscape.

The Event will also feature a comprehensive B2B Expo which will showcase an array of avantgarde solutions, specific transverse and latest technologies, cutting edge innovations, cost-effective products and services to meet the requirements.

Collaboration between banks and fintech startups will be instrumental in driving digitalization, there will be a special focus to promote startups at the Kuwait Fintech Summit.

Unique Offerings

Product Showcase
Present new products and services in the Product Showcase. Similar to on-stand presentations, you can showcase your products and services.
Exhibitor Virtual Booth
Similar to a live event, you will have a presence at the summit.
Generate New Leads
The meetings function within the Event lets you to connect with the highest level of tech trade industry professionals with direct purchasing power.
Watch Live
Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought-leaders all day, every day!

1-2-1 Meetings
Use our innovative virtual event to connect and share ideas. Schedule individual meetings and network with industry professionals.
Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your fellow attendees.
Webinars & Round Tables
Attend live sessions debates and forums from industry experts covering a range of key areas.
Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service.


Herve Tourpe

Chief Digital Advisor
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Suleiman Barada

Senior Advisor & Head of UABdigital
Union of Arab Banks

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