‘Dubai FinTech Summit Welcomes Visa as Founding Partner and Co-Host’

Visa, a global leader in digital payments, has officially become a Founding Partner and Co-Host of the Dubai FinTech Summit (DFS), organized by Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). This partnership underscores Visa’s commitment to supporting innovative and forward-thinking businesses on a global scale.

Through a strategic three-year agreement, Visa has solidified its partnership with DFS, showcasing its dedication to the fintech ecosystem. Programs like the Fast Track programme, Accelerators, and Visa Everywhere demonstrate Visa’s efforts to empower FinTechs with the necessary resources and personalized tools to create innovative solutions that enhance the digital economy for consumers and businesses.

Mohammad Alblooshi, CEO of DIFC Innovation Hub, expressed excitement about the alliance, stating, “Our aim is to provide a dynamic environment for innovation and enterprise to flourish in Dubai and beyond. With Visa’s support and expertise, we look forward to delivering an exceptional event that will inspire and empower the FinTech community.”

Hasan M. Kazmi, Vice President and Head of Digital Partnerships for Visa CEMEA, highlighted the transformative power of FinTechs in developing innovative payment solutions and expanding access to financial services. Kazmi emphasized the value of participating as a co-host sponsor of the Dubai FinTech Summit, providing a platform to explore collaborative opportunities and drive further innovation in digital commerce.

The Dubai FinTech Summit, set to take place on 6th-7th May 2024 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, will bring together over 8,000 decision-makers, 300 thought leaders, and 200 exhibitors showcasing cutting-edge technologies. The event aims to facilitate meaningful discussions and connections that will shape the future of finance globally.

With Dubai and DIFC’s reputation as a global center for innovation, the Dubai FinTech Summit is poised to be a significant event for the FinTech and technology industry.