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Summit Schedule

Nov 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration starts at 8.30 am Onwards

Conference sessions

Tech Talks


Networking and Deal flow

Nov 2023
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Registration starts at 9.00 am Onwards

Conference sessions

Tech Talks


Networking and Deal flow

Start Up World Cup Pitch Competition

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Our Speakers

Colorado-based tech entrepreneur, mathematician, founder of Invictus Innovations, Ethereum, IOHK. Led Cardano's creation, a third-gen cryptocurrency, launched in Sep 2017.

Charles Hoskinson

CEO & Founder
Input Output Global

A fintech and blockchain expert with banking and wealth management experience, leads the Cardano Foundation, driving digital infrastructure development and blockchain innovation.

Frederik Gregaard

Cardano Foundation

Shogo has been responsible for the investment of EMURGO MEA which built a 100M USD investment vehicle and has conducted over 50 companies since last year.

Shogo Ishida

Co-CEO, Middle East & Africa

Sergej Kunz, co-founder of 1inch Network, built a decentralized protocol network for efficient blockchain operations. Previously, he worked at Mimacom, Porsche, and co-hosted CryptoManiacs. He co-developed the network's foundation in a 2019 hackathon with Anton Bukov.

Sergej Kunz

1inch Network

William leads Orbit Startups, Asia's pioneer, and is SOSV's General Partner, ranked #4 globally, #5 in Asia by TechCrunch ('21), managing $1.5bn. He excelled at SingTel Innov8, Softbank, and Deutsche Bank as a top-ranked Internet analyst.

William Bao Bean

Managing Director
Orbit Startups

Miriam Kiwan, VP at Circle, a fintech firm, drives frictionless value exchange globally. Formerly at ADGM, she's a tech strategist with international experience and a TRIUM Global EMBA..

Miriam Kiwan

Vice President, MEA

Portuguese Mind-Reader, entertainer, and innovator with 15+ years' global success. Blends psychology, magic, tech for immersive experiences. Embracing AI interactivity.

João Blümel

Metaverse Mind-Reading Show

Hasnae Taleb, a groundbreaking Stock Trader and Entrepreneur, is the first Arab-African woman nominated as The Shewolf of Nasdaq. A finance leader, TV personality, and American Chamber of Commerce UAE member".

Hasnae Taleb

CIO | TV personality & Influencer
Ento Capital

Dr. Sameer Al Ansari, CEO of RAK Digital Assets Oasis and RAK ICC, brings 35+ years' experience in finance, serving on various boards internationally.

Dr. Sameer Al Ansari

Ras Al Khaimah Digital Assets Oasis

Silvina Moschini, an award-winning serial entrepreneur, international speaker and author, is President, Chairwoman and Founder of Unicoin, a next-generation coin from the producers of Unicorn Hunters, that is equity-backed and designed to be profitable and stable.

Silvina Moschini

President & Founder

Alex leverages 20+ years in finance, including 12 in operations/trading, and a virtual asset focus since 2016 to drive Binance's Dubai growth, bridging physical and digital worlds.

Alex Chehade

Executive Director and General Manager

With 20+ years of tech expertise, Arul led digitalization, virtual court innovation, and legal tech advancements. He's part of 'Courts of the Future,' created 'tejouri,' and explores blockchain and AI, rising from Projects Engineer to tech leader.

Arul Vigin.

Head of Digital & Data.
DIFC Courts

Kyle Chassé, blockchain pioneer, achieved early Bitcoin success in 2012, founded Master Ventures worth $330M, backing 100+ projects, and championing web 3 for a decentralized future.

Kyle Chasse

CEO & Co-founder
Master Ventures

Bijan co-founded Phoenix Tech with large mining farms, led blockchain adoption, co-founded Phoenix Group, and launched Cypher Capital, investing in Web3 projects.

Bijan Alizadeh

Co-Founder & Partner
Cypher Capital & Phoenix Group

Zara Zamani, CSO at ChromaWay, co-founder of Neoki MultiMetaverse, drives crypto adoption through diverse blockchain expertise across sectors.

Zara Zamani

Chief Solutions Officer
ChromaWay Co-Founder, Neoki MultiMetaverse

Ramani Ramachandran

CEO & Co-Founder
Router Protocol

Bogdan C. Stanache: Global tech advocate, entrepreneur empowering Eastern European innovators. Spearheading an innovation center, driving IT growth, and fostering digital education.

Bogdan C. Stanache

President Innes
Innes Global

CJ Reim is a Founder of Amity Ventures, an S.F.-based VC firm, and a Contributor at Core DAO.

CJ Reim

Founder, Amity Ventures; Contributor, Core DAO
Core DAO

Financial economist, blockchain strategist, lecturer, UN collaborator, diversity advocate, sustainability champion, and multiple award recipient.

Amna Usman Chaudhry

Financial Economist & Frontier Tech Strategist

Utkarsh Tiwari

Chief Strategy Officer

Elodie, an ecosystem enabler and angel investor, supports aerospace and tech growth in the UAE, fostering innovation and economic transformation.

Elodie Robin

Head of Growth & Strategy

Bill Qian, formerly Binance executive, joined Cypher Capital in 2022 as a "web-native investor," seeking remarkable Web 3.0 founders.

Bill Qian

Cypher Capital

Ahmed Elmetwally

CEO / General Manager
Private Office of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed Bin Hamadan Al Nahyan

At Moody's Rajeev leads DeFi & Digital Assets strategy, guiding a skilled team in bridging digital finance and traditional infrastructure, identifying emerging risks, and crafting resilient strategies.

Rajeev Bamra

Head of DeFi & Digital Assets Strategy
Moody’s Investors Service

Award Winning Technology strategist in Digital Governance, Blockchain, and Cybersecurity with a focus on Digital Transformation. Member of Forbes Technology Council. Founder of DxTalks & CryptoTalks

Rudy Shoushany

Founder & Host
DxTalks & CryptoTalks

Arpit Sharma, MD for India, SE Asia, and Middle East at NEAR Foundation, spearheads regional expansion with blockchain expertise. Formerly VP at Polygon, he's driven metaverse projects, holds an MBA, and is a global tech thought leader.

Arpit Sharma

Managing Director, Middle East, India, South East Asia
Near Foundation

An experienced asset manager and entrepreneur with 13+ years in PE/VC, serves as Executive Director at Kapower and Partner at Modus Capital. Holds degrees from McGill and U of Toronto.

Andre Jr. Ayotte

Partner -Africa
Modus Capital

Ms. Vujinovic pioneered mobile payments in 2005, acquired $700M in assets across Africa and Latin America. Her blockchain leadership at General Electric led to her role at OGroup, advising on emerging tech and serving on boards. She's a renowned global speaker.

Maja Vujinovic


Myriam Ben Sayeh, Blockchain expert, led UAE's strategy. Now, Mastercard's Crypto Risk leader for MEA, shaping Mastercard's regional Crypto Risk strategy.

Myriam Ben Sayeh

EEMEA Crypto Risk Leader

Caerus Partner, invests in tech shaping culture (sports, media, entertainment), enabling creators and IP owners, fostering community growth.

José F. Pereira

Caerus Ventures

Founder of MIRAI DAO a web3 VC and Advisory, specializing in L0-L2 networks, EVM, ZK, and Bitcoin DeFi. BTC DeFi and cybersecurity researcher, tech advisor, top influencer, hackathon judge, pioneering UAE's crypto Hub.

Amalia Grochal

Founder of MIRAI DAO, Member of Ordinals Council

Mark Eid represents Qlindo - a leading platform for buying and selling shares representing an investment in iconic Green Real Estate and Green Power Projects.

Mark Eid

Marketing Manager

Azzi Mohamed: Head Manager at Sastanaqqam, former CEO of Jwef Algeria, and AIESEC Algeria alumni. Passionate about blockchain's transformative potential.

Azzi Mohamed

Head Manager

Cindy is a seasoned financial professional with over 15 years of experience in Capital Markets including in the Web3 space gained through 7+ years of hands-on experience.

Cinderella Amar

Founding Partner
Glass Ventures

Vadim Krekotin, blockchain expert since 2017, founded Cryptomeria Capital VC, backed by institutional investor, Axon Partners. Ex-CEO Cointelegraph China, co-founded Metaverse Post, and co-organizes a Singapore accelerator. Based in Dubai, driving local blockchain growth.

Vadim Krekotin

Founding and Managing Partner
Cryptomeria Capital

Sergei has spearheaded numerous projects, from award-winning games to innovative educational platforms. He loves connecting groundbreaking technology with market needs.

Sergei Lagutenko

YARD Hub Tech Ltd

Cal is an international lawyer, writer, author and government advisor. He specialized in Digital Assets working with some of the largest companies in the Digital Asset space.

Cal Evans

Award winning digital asset lawyer.
Gresham International

Fabio is a passionate serial entrepreneur and advisor with a fabel for FinTech and EduTech.

Fabio Martinetti

Founder & CEO
Legacy Network

Paul is a Tech entrepreneur, investor, gamer, CEO at Holodeck, with 20+ years in VC/startups, focusing on gaming, metaverse, esports, and web3.

Paul Dawalibi

Holodeck Ventures

Tone, a former Wall Street professional turned Bitcoin advocate, educates through YouTube, documentaries, media appearances, and hosts financial events.

Tone Vays

Analyst, Trader & Founder
The Financial Summit

Judge in the Stanford Web3 Association. Master's degree in IT Project Management. 7+ years of technical team management experience.

Oleg Boytsov

Founder & CEO

Kevin, a serial entrepreneur and blockchain expert, manages GIMA Group in LA and Dubai, achieving notable successes in gaming and crypto.

Kevin Soltani

CEO & Founder
GIMA Group

Raghavendra Hunasgi is a globally recognized marketing and branding expert, author, speaker, and digital evangelist. He helps Fortune 500 companies use insight-driven marketing to achieve success.

Raghavendra Hunasgi

Co-founder & CMO

Alex, a crypto enthusiast and SwissBorg's key driver, scaled the team from 5 to 300, and appeared at prestigious events worldwide.

Alex Fazel

Chief Partnerships Officer

Finance veteran, led successful blockchain initiatives (HQLAx, Pyctor), now Investcorp Partner focusing on Blockchain/Digital Assets in Abu- Dhabi. Actively involved in global consortia, a lecturer and a mentor.

Herve Francois


Mo Ali Yusuf, CEO of Fuze, a fintech leader with $14M seed funding, driven by global financial technology innovation.

Mo Ali Yusuf

CEO & Co-founder

Award-winning international moderator, speaker, entrepreneur, impact diplomat, broadcast journalist, tech leader, and sustainability advocate at the nexus of Web3, leadership, health.

Sabinije Von Gaffke

Impactful Ventures

CEO and Co-Founder of Mysten Labs, Evan has deep experience in platform development, building developer-facing technology and leading engineering teams at companies including Apple and Facebook.

Evan Cheng

CEO & Co-Founder
Mysten Labs

Claude is the CEO of Mimo, the company behind the KUMA protocol that provides tokenized RWAs in the form of ERC-20s.

Claude Eguienta

Founder & CEO

Gourav Sharma, the visionary CTO driving Minati's blockchain-powered virtual world, enabling user ownership, creation, and monetization of immersive digital experiences.

Gourav Sharma

Chief Technical Officer (CTO), INDIA.
Minati Group LLC

Co-Founder, Dubai Blockchain Center

Matthias Mende


Stefan Kimmel, M2 CEO, brings 25+ years' fintech experience, holding prominent executive roles in the industry.

Stefan Kimmel


Native of Silicon Valley of India, Six Sigma Engineer, Honorary Doctorate in Blockchain & Entrepreneurship. 16 years diverse experience in Tech, Fintech, Marketing. 8 years in blockchain and crypto. Co-founder of multiple ventures.

Dr. Sarfaraz Sayed

Co-Founder & CEO
Ozonespace Technologies

Milan Peschl

Highrise Studios LLC

Christian Gleich, the European Blockchain Association Ambassador, brings 25+ years of digital expertise, guiding companies in Blockchain, Web3, Tokenization, Metaverse, and AI. His strengths include community development and monetizing digital business models.

Christian Gleich

International Ambassador
European Blockchain Association

Saqr is the Co-Founder of Crypto Oasis Ventures, a Web3 Venture studio, purpose built for the Crypto Oasis Ecosystem, which is the fastest-growing ecosystem in the world.

Saqr Mashhor Ereiqat

Crypto Oasis

Discover Industry Trends

What web3 means for enterprises

Value creation in the metaverse

NFT market overview: Trends & opportunities

Bridging DeFi and CeFi

The big picture: market outlook for 2023

Blockchain Interoperability

Looking Into The Future Of Web3

Metaverse: Opportunities, risks and policy implications

DAOs: A Business-Building Opportunity

Digital Asset Solutions for Business

Regulation of Crypto Assets

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Pitch Your Project To
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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.

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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.

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Startup World Cup Judges

Karan Gandhi is a Senior Investment Associate at Cypher Capital – one of the largest Web3 venture capital funds in the Middle East. Prior to working in Blockchain, Karan worked as a senior venture architect building tech startup for the largest licensing authority in the UAE.

Karan Gandhi

Cypher Capital

13 years in Investment Banking with a focus on alternative investments and private equity. Ex Managing Director of Esports Management Group and Ex Executive Director of Gaming and Web3 Investments at a UAE based family office.Web3 IP Startup Founder & CEO. Currently Head of Middle East at Varys Capital. A Blockchain Venture Capital firm focused on Gamefi and Web3.

Darrach Campbell

Varys Capital

José F. Pereira is a Partner at Caerus, a venture capital fund focused on technologies shaping the future of culture - sports, media, and entertainment. With a passion for how technology empowers creators, talent, and IP owners to enrich their communities and unlock value, he joined Caerus to source and execute investments in new platforms and tools in these areas.

Jose Pereira


Accelerate Your Project | Grow Your Business

Curated networking opportunities with qualified investors and industry stakeholders
Meet with Institutional Investors, Family Offices, Hedge Funds, Asset Allocators and Angel Investors who are on the lookout for the most promising entrepreneurial projects in the Web 3.0, Metaverse, NFT and Digital Twin space.
One-to-one business meetings to facilitate deal-flow
Meet the world-renowned industry experts, who are handpicked based on their contribution to the field of distributed ledger technology.

Gain insights from these IT Leaders, Tech Entrepreneurs and Developers who are thought leaders in the Metaverse world.
Ground-breaking insights to help you learn, develop and grow
Listen to enlightening sessions from some of the greatest minds in the Blockchain and Crypto space as the answer some of today's most pressing questions in the current industry.

They will be joining through thought-provoking panel discussions, keynotes, use-cases, fireside chats and more.
Showcase of leading projects and innovations transforming the ecosystem
The show features presentations, use-case-studies and educational sessions by global technology providers who are showcasing their latest innovations designed with the primary focus on enabling businesses and organizations to adopt Metaverse solutions.

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  • Learn from global industry experts.
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  • Share ideas with like-minded peers.
  • Meet, connect & grow your network.
  • Learn how to transform and elevate your business and function.
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  • 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.
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  • Enhance existing customer relationships and present new offerings.
  • Expand your network with new strategic partnerships.
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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

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Address Dubai 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.

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.

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Fostering the future of Web 3.0

We are the home of global web 3.0 communities and experts designed to foster growth, collaboration and adoption of the latest emerging technologies in the space.

 This is the world's longest running blockchain summit series that is exclusively dedicated to the proliferation of the ecosystem and adoption of blockchain, crypto, metaverse and web 3.0 solutions that connects founders, developers, investors, regulators, enterprise buyers, media and influencers

 We have hosted over 20 editions across 11 countries!

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