Abu Dhabi Fintech Launches Financial Thought Leadership Event Series
Fintech company and asset manager Liquidity group has launched a new global event series, bringing together leading industry players to network and discuss the latest trends and challenges in the financial services ecosystem.
Twenty chairsthe new event series was launched on 1 March in Abu Dhabi at a VIP welcome dinner hosted by Liquidity Group, in partnership with thought leadership forum SALT and alternative investment platform iConnections.
A number of prominent industry figures attended the event, including representatives from large companies such as ADIA, Mubadala and Apollo. Participants shared insights on a wide range of topics, including venture capital, entrepreneurship and technology transfer.
The new Twenty chairs Series of events will also take place in the likes of Singapore, London, New York and Los Angeles.
Ron Daniel, CEO of Liquidity Group commented on the launch of the event. Daniel said: “We are thrilled to host the first edition of the ‘Twenty Chairs’ event in Abu Dhabi, the fastest growing hotspot for global entrepreneurs and business leaders. At Liquidity, supporting growing businesses at their crucial stages is at the heart of what we do.
“Our goal is to provide seamless financing solutions to businesses, backed by a team of experienced entrepreneurs and professionals, along with computer scientists, machine learning experts, legal and analytics experts paving the way for a new era of technology investment.
“We provide entrepreneurs with access to fast and flexible capital so they can realize their growth ambitions and contribute to the thriving tech ecosystem and vibrant community of global entrepreneurs, VCs and accelerators in the UAE. Now that Liquidity Group has achieved unicorn status, this emphasizes event further our goal, and we hope the startups will benefit from the “Twenty Chairs” initiative.
Supports business growth
Liquidity Group aims to support business growth by raising capital and organizing forums and thought leadership events to promote ideas and connections.
Fintech’s research and development center at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) focuses on developing ML-enabled lending technology solutions for its underwriting platform. Liquidity Group also became the first Israeli company to partner with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office as part of its “innovation program.”
Dhaher bin Dhaher Al MheiriCEO of ADGM Authority said: “The launch of the ‘Twenty Chairs’ event series is a testament to Liquidity’s contribution to fostering the growth and development of the fintech and startup ecosystem in ADGM and the UAE, as well as providing innovative technology funding solutions that help many of these businesses to grow and thrive.
“As the relationship between the UAE and Israel continues to develop, particularly in the technology sector, we believe Liquidity Group’s expertise and experience will play a key role in facilitating innovation and growth in both countries. Liquidity’s achievement of ‘unicorn’ status and plans to invest $500 million this year to support startups in the UAE and the MENA region will further fuel the growth of this dynamic global marketplace.”