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Countries Represented

Summit Schedule

Apr 2024
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration starts at 8.30 am Onwards

Conference sessions

Tech Talks


Networking and Deal flow

Apr 2024
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Registration starts at 9.00 am Onwards

Conference sessions

Tech Talks


Networking and Deal flow

Startup World Cup Pitch Competition

Official event after-party at 3BK Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa

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Decision Makers & Industry Experts

3BK Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa

Our Speakers

CEO & Chairman of Ledger, a tech firm in secure crypto devices. Past roles at Kelkoo, Criteo; Venture Partner at Mosaic Ventures; non-exec chairman at Kaiko. Committed to crypto ownership and security.

Pascal Gauthier

Chairman & CEO

Bertrand Levy is a Digital Pioneer Who has been working in the Music Industry for over 15 years (Over 10 years @ Universal Music Group - Ended Global Vice President @ UMGB ) Now in charge of Global Partnerships @ THE SANDBOX, One of the leading Metaverse In The World.

Bertrand Levy

VP Global Partnerships

George, the Chief Crypto Officer at Bank of Georgia, holds hands-on Crypto & Finance expertise, serves as an Angel Investor, teaches at universities, and is a Forbes Georgia 30 under 30 winner. CFA Charterholder and ACCA member.

George Gvazava

Chief Crypto Officer
Bank of Georgia

Miriam Kiwan, Circle's MEA VP, accelerates global finance with seamless value exchange. Formerly driving digital assets at ADGM, she boasts a TRIUM Global EMBA.

Miriam Kiwan

Vice President of MEA, the issuer of leading regulated stablecoin, USDC.

With 20 years at Japan's top power investment firm, Yoshida led global projects worth $2B+. Yoshida is the former CEO of EMURGO Japan, where EMURGO was first established and started its business in 2017.

Yosuke Yoshida

Co-CEO of EMURGO Middle East & Africa CEO of EMURGO Kepple Ventures

Bandar Altunisi serves for Binance Saudi as Head of Development managing growth, regulatory affairs, and institutional relations, leveraging legal expertise and crypto passion since 2018.

Bandar Altunisi

Head of Development for Binance in Saudi Arabia Head of Institutional Relationships for Binance Dubai (FZE)

Stefan Kimmel, CEO of M2, leverages 25 years of finance and fintech experience to lead the company's pioneering digital currency investment platform. With notable roles at Kraken MENA and the Commercial Bank of Dubai, his innovative leadership sets new industry standards for digital investment excellence.

Stefan Kimmel


Amnah Ajmal: Mastercard Group Exec. President overseeing P&L in 80 markets, leading strategy, pricing, M&A. Forbes' Top 100 Powerful Businesswomen. Multiple fintech accolades.

Amnah Ajmal

Executive Vice President, Market Development, EEMEA

Richard, leading Fabric Ventures since 2012, invests in Web 3 pioneers like Polkadot and The Graph. Entrepreneur and investor, he exited three companies with a $2.2bn market cap.

Richard Muirhead

Managing Partner
Fabric Ventures

Wolfgang Grabher is the founder, owner and CEO of SUN AG, the Swiss producer of SUN Minimeal, using Blockchain technology to provide the world´s first deflationary pricing model. He climbed Mount Vinson in Antarctica and is the owner of the SUN Minimeal Extreme E Racing Team.

Wolfgang Grabher

Founder, CEO and Chairman

The CEO and Co-Founder of CoinMENA, a regulated cryptocurrency exchange under the Central Bank of Bahrain. Serves on the MEPS Board in Jordan, and on the advisory board of the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy. He co-founded Jibrel Network, a blockchain development company based in Switzerland.

Talal Tabbaa

CEO & Co-Founder

John Glover, Ledn Inc.'s CIO, blends decades of traditional finance experience from TD Securities and Barclays Capital to pioneer digital asset risk management. Named one of Benzinga's 25 Key Crypto Players in 2024, his influence underscores the fusion of finance expertise with the cryptocurrency realm.

John Glover

Chief Investment Officer

Dmitry Fedotov, Head of DLT Foundations at ADGM Abu Dhabi, boasts an extensive background in AI and blockchain. His role at ADGM is pivotal in introducing the Blockchain Foundations Regime, fostering a thriving digital environment in Abu Dhabi.

Dmitry Fedotov

Head of DLT Foundations Oversight
Abu - Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)

With 30+ years in Islamic Banking and innovation, he advises Alserkal Group, focuses on sustainability, and held key roles at Emirates NBD and Citigroup.

Maher Al Kaabi

Advisor to Chairman & Independent Board
Alserkal Group

Neeraj, co-founder of CoinDCX, India’s first crypto unicorn and safest exchange, pioneers revolutionary crypto products, aiming to make crypto accessible globally and enhance financial systems through Blockchain.

Neeraj Khandelwal

CoinDCX & Okto

Rifad is the General Manager of OKX for the MENA region. He brings in over a decade of experience in business strategy, management and public policy in the MENA region. Prior to OKX, Rifad was the Vice President and General Manager of Rain Financial in the UAE.

Rifad Mahasneh

General Manager MENA

Diana, leads institutional connectivity for 1kx and its 90+ portfolio firms, is an Associate Fellow at Oxford, a Board Member at HIVE, and former Global Head of Innovation for HSBC Private Banking.

Diana Biggs


David, CEO of Wave Digital Assets, founded Wavemaker Partners and Wavemaker Genesis. With $300m AUM, Wavemaker funds in the US and Southeast Asia yield top-decile returns. Early cryptocurrency pioneer since 2012.

David Siemer

Wave Digital Assets

A distinguished Liechtenstein Attorney, specializing in Blockchain, AI, and cyber-security, advises global enterprises. Chair of inatba.org, involved in drafting Liechtenstein's TVTG (Trusted Technology Law)

Dr. Thomas Nägele

Chair of Board| Attorney at Law Dr. iur., LL.M.
INATBA- International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications

Co-Founder of Nine Blocks Capital Management, crypto expert, ex-PwC partner advising governments, inaugural Chairman of FinTech Association of Hong Kong, SFC FinTech Advisory Group, and Dubai DIFC innovation panel member.

Henri Arslanian

Co-founder & Managing Partner
Nine Blocks Capital Management

An award-winning advisor and early-stage venture investor dedicated to emerging technologies. Fabio is a partner to the World Economic Forum's Defining and Building the Metaverse Initiative. He also serves as a Jury Member of the European Innovation Council.

Fabio La Franca

Founding Partner
Blueverse Ventures

Jehanzeb, CEO of J. Awan & Partners and azakaw a global RegTech Company, chairs the Middle East Africa and Asia Crypto and Blockchain Association. Prior to that he served as the head of compliance for the National Bank of Dubai (now Emirates NBD).

Jehanzeb Awan

Crypto & Blockchain Association, Middle East, Africa & Asia

Partner at Roland Berger, leverages 20 years of Energy and Digital expertise. Pierre leads the firm's Digital Asset, Web3, and Metaverse practice. He's affiliated with prestigious think tanks like the World Economic Forum’s Crypto Impact and Sustainability Accelerator.

Pierre Samaties

Global Co-Head Crypto Economy
Roland Berger

Founder and CEO: With over 15 years of experience in the Healthcare and Technology sector, Aditya is a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary in the health tech and fintech spaces. He brings a wealth of knowledge in market valuation, research analysis, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain, driving Medifakt's innovation.

Aditya Tallapragada


Thomas brings over 8 years of experience in building and managing high-performance teams at technology and asset management companies in Europe and Southeast Asia.

Thomas Bleimuth

Chief Asset Management Officer
Anbruggen Capital

Elio D'Anna, a visionary entrepreneur, has revolutionized the art investment landscape through Kreation Technologies, employing cutting-edge blockchain solutions to democratize art ownership. His innovative leadership extends to HOFA Gallery, pioneering cryptocurrency acceptance and reshaping the boundaries between art and technology on a global scale.

Elio D’Anna

Co-Founder & CEO
KREATION Technologies

Arun, an NYU Tandon alum in Industrial Engineering, blends his tech passion with business savvy. From optimizing family retail to pioneering Arduino-controlled robots, he now leads Block Convey, leveraging blockchain for enterprise growth.

Arunprasad Nanazghan Suresh

Block Convey

Amit, entrepreneur & conscious venture capitalist, leads Koinonos Capital. With 25+ years' experience, he fosters ESG-focused ventures, mentors startups, and advocates for social causes.

Amit Grover

General Partner | Managing Partner
Koinonos Capital | Grover & Company

Ritishree Sahu


Why Dubai

Dubai: A Blockchain Paradise

  1. Low taxes, friendly crypto regulation, and government support make Dubai a great place to start and grow a blockchain business.
  2. Access to capital, venture capital, and accelerators makes it easy to raise funding and get the support you need to succeed.
  3. Abundant solar energy and a large, active crypto community make Dubai a great place to mine and connect with other blockchain enthusiasts.

Investment Partner


Pitch Your Project To
300+ Global Pre-Qualified Investors

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Do you have a project that you are passionate about but need the right investors to bring it to fruition? Look no further than our platform.
Get a chance to win the regional cup at the startup world cup and fly to San Francisco to compete with 30 other contestants to win US$1 million.
Startup World Cup has set a precedent for attracting the world’s brightest minds across the globe and look forward to having you participate in solving the planet’s biggest challenges through ground-breaking solutions that move ecosystems forward.

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Do you have a project that you are passionate about but need the right investors to bring it to fruition? Look no further than our opportunity platform.

Our platform provides you with a unique opportunity to pitch your project to global investors, including top-notch VCs, angel investors, and key government authorities. Imagine having the chance to showcase your vision to the likes of Woodstock, Cypher Capital, GHAF Capital and other leading investors. These investors are eager to support innovative projects and help entrepreneurs like you make their dreams a reality.

We believe that every great project deserves the chance to thrive, and we are committed to making that happen for you.

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US$ 10,000

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Standard Pass

✅ Access to the exclusive event networking and companion app

✅ Opportunity to pre-schedule meetings with attendees through the event app

✅ Conference access

✅ Executive luncheons on both days

✅ Networking coffee breaks

✅ Access to Exhibition area

❌ Access to official event after-party at 3BK Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa

❌ VIP and speaker lounge access

Pricing schedule:

* Standard Pass - $499 till 15 March 2024
* Pre-event Standard Pass - $599 till 1 April 2024
* Pre-week Standard Pass - $699 till 22 April 2024

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VIP Pass

✅ Access to the exclusive event networking and companion app

✅ Opportunity to pre-schedule meetings with attendees through the event app

✅ Conference access

✅ Executive luncheons on both days

✅ Networking coffee breaks

✅ Access to Exhibition area

✅ Access to official event after-party at 3BK Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa

✅ VIP and speaker lounge access

Pricing schedule:

* VIP Pass - $999 till 15 March 2024
* Pre-event  VIP Pass - $1999 till 1 April 2024
* Pre-week  VIP Pass - $2099 till 22 April 2024

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Brand development and deal flow:

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Why Attend?

Benefits For You
  • Learn from global industry experts.
  • Accelerate your career growth.
  • Become an expert in your industry.
  • Share ideas with like-minded peers.
  • Meet, connect & grow your network.
  • Learn how to transform and elevate your business and function.
Benefits For Your Company
  • Generate new business opportunities in the region.
  • Connect with senior enterprise decision makers and regulators.
  • Gain access to pre-qualified investors.
  • Position yourself as a market leader and innovator.
  • Pre-schedule your one-to-one business meetings with the exclusive event app
  • Enhance existing customer relationships and present new offerings.
  • Expand your network with new strategic partnerships.
  • Reconnect with industry leaders.

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Connect With The Entire Regional Ecosystem Under One Roof

Industry Stakeholders

  • Blockchain & crypto projects
  • Exchanges
  • Government & regulators
  • DAOs
  • NFT projects
  • Metaverse & AR/VR/XR projects
  • DeFi projects
  • GameFi projects
  • Family Offices / VCs /Hedge funds / HNIs
  • Institutional asset allocators
  • L1s & L2s
  • BFSI
  • Fintechs
  • Consortiums and enterprises
  • Financial advisory firms

Final Decision Makers

  • Blockchain developers
  • CEO'S / Founders
  • Chief investment officers
  • Crypto influencers
  • Fintech professionals
  • General partners / managing partners / principals
  • Investors & HNIS
  • Managing partners/ directors
  • Portfolio managers

About The Venue

JW Marriott Hotel Marina

JW Marriott Hotel Marina excels in hosting B2B conferences.

Located in vibrant Dubai Marina, this luxurious venue combines sophistication and innovation.

State-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology create an immersive environment for showcasing advancements.

Attendees enjoy breathtaking marina views, fostering inspiration and networking.

Sleek meeting spaces and stylish accommodations set the stage for an unforgettable event where business and technology intertwine seamlessly.

Discover Industry Trends

The Road Ahead: Exploring the Market Outlook of the Blockchain Ecosystem in 2024

UAE’s Pioneering Role in the Blockchain and Crypto Landscape

Decrypting the Regulatory Landscape of Virtual Assets

Crypto Market Volatility: Bear Market vs. Bull Market Trends

Synergies of the Future: Unleashing the Power of AI-Blockchain Integration

Enterprise Adoption: Opportunities, Challenges, and Emerging Trends in the Blockchain Ecosystem

Crypto Exchange Terrain: A Comparative Analysis of Centralized and Decentralized Platforms

DeFi Today: From Hype to Reality

Decentralizing the future of Finance: How Web3 is Transforming the Financial Services Industry?

Blockchain Interoperability: Standards and Protocols for Cross-Chain Communication

Crypto Evolution: Navigating the Latest Innovations and Developments

Fostering Cross- Industry Collaboration with Blockchain

Maximizing ESG Impact with Blockchain

Empowering Communities: Web3's Role in Fostering Inclusive Participation

The Investor's Perspective of Digital Assets: Challenges and Promises of the Digital Age

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs): Implications and Opportunities for Web3

Tokenization of Real-World Assets: The Future of Finance

Blockchain-Powered Virtual Realms: Redefining Player Engagement and Monetization in Web3 Gaming

Breaking Barriers: Fostering Women's Leadership and Innovation in Blockchain

Revolutionizing UAE Real Estate Sector : The Convergence of Cryptocurrency and Artificial Intelligence

Web3: Pioneering the Next Generation of Internet Technology

Stability and Volatility : A comparative analysis of CBDCs and Stablecoins

NFTs Beyond Collectibles : The Renaissance of Digital Assets

Advancing Scalability: Delving into Layer 2 and ZK Rollup Solutions

Building Blocks for a Greener Future: Exploring the Intersection of Blockchain and Sustainability

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About Us

Fostering the future of Web3

Envision a central hub where the next era of the internet unfolds – a dynamic community comprising CEOs, experts, and thought leaders collaborating to harness the potential of Web 3. This is the essence of what we're creating at the World Blockchain Summit.

We're more than just the world's longest-running blockchain summit series. We're a catalyst for growth, a platform for collaboration, and a springboard for adoption.

We've hosted over 25+ editions, 11 countries, facilitating countless connections – come join us in 2024, and let's rewrite the rules of the future tech together.

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2000+ Web3 Decision Makers / Attendees            300+ Investors            100+ Partners            50+ Speakers            30+ Countries Represented
2 Epic Days of Networking with Web3 Elite & Enterprise Leaders
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After Party at 3BK Armani, Burj Khalifa