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DIFC FinTech Hive is located at the heart of the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia's leading leading financial district. It is the only place to be if you are a FinTech, InsurTech, RegTech, Islamic FinTech startup looking to capitalise on unlimited opportunities and get your product or solution in front of the region's most established financial service organisations.

If you want to grow your startup and further FinTech innovation, we have everything you need to do business including accelerator programmes, licensing, co-working support, community of like-minded individuals and an enabling regulatory framework.  

Our offering

Leading accelerator programme co-created with Financial Industry partners
Access to investor network, including DIFC'S USD 100M FinTech Fund
Workshops and support from partner network
Co-working space in DIFC, MEASA's leading international financial centre
Marketing and PR exposure
Events and networking opportunities with community of like-minded individuals
Fit-for purpose regulation by the DFSA, including regulatory sandbox scheme (Innovation Testing License)
Network of partnerships with international accelerators and associations

Our team

Executive Vice President

Raja Al Mazrouei

Senior Manager

Shereen Abdulla

Assistant Manager

Armi Enriquez

About DIFC

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) provides a world-class platform connecting the region’s markets with the economies of Europe, Asia and the Americas and facilitates growth in South-South trade and investment. Currently, over 2,000 active registered companies operate from the Centre, with a workforce of more than 23,000 professionals. DIFC continues to pursue expansion into new services and sectors within the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, an area comprising over 72 countries with an approximate population of 3 billion and nominal GDP of US$7.7 trillion.