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Accelerate your startup

DIFC FinTech Hive gives FinTechs, InsurTechs, RegTechs, and Islamic FinTechs access to accelerator programmes, mentorship from leading financial institutions and insurance partners, a dedicated space to work, and a community of like- minded individuals. Make your startup dreams a reality and be part of an ecosystem dedicated to bringing the latest FinTech solutions to the region. 

At DIFC FinTech Hive, we bring together established financial institutions, government entities, technology partners and creative entrepreneurs to help create cutting-edge technologies that meet the changing needs of the region’s financial community. We recognise the increasing importance of FinTech in region and how it is becoming a key pillar in the future of financial services.

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Accelerator programmes

Are you an innovator with a FinTech solution looking to grow your startup in the Middle East, Africa, or South Asia?

If so, DIFC FinTech Hive can help accelerate your startup to new heights through dedicated accelerator programmes that provide you with opportunities to connect with the region's largest stakeholders and institutions. 

FinTech Hive offers FinTech, RegTech, InsurTech and Islamic FinTech startups the opportunity to develop, test and adapt their technologies, in collaboration with top executives from DIFC and regional established financial institutions. Our programmes also offer startups the opportunity to showcase their final products in front of potential investors from the large players in the financial industry.

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Co-working space

Here, you will find everything you need to operate your startup, including a FinTech license to establish your business, a flexible working environment in the DIFC, the region's leading financial centre, and access to an independent financial regulator with a FinTech regulatory sandbox. 

This cost-effective scheme allows budding start-ups from the FinTech sector to benefit from the Centre’s world-class infrastructure and ecosystem at feasible rates. DIFC FinTech Hive also offers mentorship from leading financial institutions, a dedicated collaborative space to work, and a community of like-minded individuals as well as access to the largest financial community in the region.

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