Towards a Flourishing FinTech Ecosystem

02.02.2021
01:00pm - 02:00pm

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) cordially invites you to attend its upcoming webinar, entitled: Towards a Flourishing FinTech Ecosystem in collaboration with Refinitiv. The webinar will see the launch of QFC’s Qatar Fintech Report 2021 and will feature leading experts from the QFC and partner institutions to discuss key findings of the report.

Qatar has already taken major steps towards developing a robust and globally competitive FinTech ecosystem, aligned with the priorities of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Second Strategic Plan for the Financial Sector. Focusing on the remarkable growth of Fintech in the Qatari market, the webinar will provide an overview of the Fintech landscape in Qatar and highlight its lucrative emerging opportunities.

Moderated by Axel Threlfall, Editor-at-Large, Reuters, the webinar will feature Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida, CEO; Henk Jan Hoogendoorn, Managing Director, Financial Sector Office, QFC; Mustafa Adil, Head of Islamic Finance, Refinitiv; Georges Fouad Salem, Business Intelligence Officer, Qatar Development Bank; Mehdi Benslimane, Head of Operations, Wahed Inc.; and Umar Munshi, Co-founder, Ethis.co and President, Islamic FinTech Alliance

Agenda

1:00 PM – 1:05 PM - Opening Remarks 
Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Financial Centre

1:05 PM - 1:15 PM - Qatar FinTech Report 2021: Qatari FinTech Landscape & Commercial Opportunities
Mustafa Adil Head of Islamic Finance, Refinitiv

1:15 PM – 1:50 PM - Panel Discussion: FinTech Opportunities in Qatar
Moderated by: Axel Threlfall Editor-at-Large, Reuters
Panelists: Henk Jan Hoogendoorn, Managing Director, Financial Sector Office, QFC
Georges Fouad Salem, Business Intelligence Officer, Qatar Development Bank   
Mehdi Benslimane, Head of Operations, Wahed Inc.
Umar Munshi, Co-founder, Ethis.co and President, Islamic FinTech Alliance

1:50 PM - 2:00 PM - Q&As
Moderated by: Axel Threlfall Editor-at-Large, Reuters

QFC offers a host of incentives and benefits tailored to FinTechs looking to expand to Qatar and set up their business on our platform.

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