A fintech revolution
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Event Overview

Fintech Kuwait Conference, which took place from 20-21 November 2023 in Grand Hyatt Kuwait, was attended by 140+ participants from Kuwait’s financial technology landscape.

As Kuwait is on the verge of what can be rightly put as a fintech revolution, the topical conference aimed to prepare and position the country to capitalize on opportunities unleashed by growing adoption of fintech into the banking and financial sector, as well as address existing gaps. The event, opened by the Conference Chairperson, Mai Alowaish, Chief Data and Innovations Officer at Gulf Bank, saw extensive participation from the region’s banking sector, regulators and policy-makers, retail merchants, fintechs, venture capitalists and other key stakeholders.

Fintech Kuwait addressed key market trends and challenges through a series of panel discussions, presentations, and fire-side chats. Further, the conference witnessed a workshop led by Temenos, which focused on core banking technologies, payment innovations and secure cloud solutions.

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Event Highlights


“It was an honor to contribute as a panel speaker at the Fintech Kuwait Conference, engaging in insightful discussions on the future of financial technology and its impact on the region. The vibrant exchange of ideas among diverse attendees added depth to the dialogue making it a truly enriching experience. Best of Luck to all involved”
Othman Tawfeqe

General Manager – Retail Banking Department, Kuwait International Bank

“It was an event excellently organized and managed”
Christos Christou

Chief Compliance Officer, Lulu Financial Holdings

“The quality of discussions and the level of engagement throughout the event were indeed commendable”
Eng. Tareq Al-Ajeel

Executive Manager – Digital Transformation, Kuwait Finance House

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