Bringing together more than 2000 international and local investors, government officials and thought leaders

Bringing together more than 2000 international and local investors, government officials and thought leaders

Global Investment Platform Investopia 2023 to Kick Off on 2 March in partnership with SALT

  • The conference will include 35 sessions and roundtables, where more than 100 speakers including investors, thought leaders and entrepreneurs are coming from all over the world

Dubai, United Arab of Emirates, 27, February 2023

The second edition of the global investment platform Investopia, launched by the UAE Government in 2021, will bring together more than 2000 participants like investors, government officials, thought leaders and entrepreneurs, from more than 40 countries, this 2 and 3 March 2023 at Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island. In partnership with the premier global thought leadership forum SALT, the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development and, the event will focus on the theme “Envisioning Opportunities in Times of Change” and three sub-themes: Envisioning Opportunities in Today’s Economy, The Future of the Wealth of Nations, and Growth Opportunities in Times of Decarbonization.   

H.E. Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy and Chairman of Investopia, said: “The second edition of the conference kicks off at a very important time globally, as we witness structural transformations in markets, global investment trends, and the rapid advancement of fourth industrial revolution technologies, all while moving towards the investments in a sustainable and low-carbon economy. We, in the UAE, have set an ambitious future vision of creating the optimal environment for conducting business. However, our focus extends beyond merely enhancing our investment attraction capabilities. Our focus is on achieving our aspirations of sustainable development through these investments. Investopia plays a vital role in the UAE’s efforts to provide a platform for business leaders and government officials worldwide to engage in global discussions, establish partnerships, and integrate new developmental and technological trends in the world of business and economy, promoting sustainable solutions for a better future.”

“We are grateful for Investopia for their partnership on this event, and are looking forward to bringing together investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders from all over the world in Abu Dhabi for the first time since SALT’s first forum in the MENA region in 2019,” added Anthony Scaramucci, founder and chairman of SALT.

Themes, Speakers and Sessions

This year’s event will include 35 sessions and roundtables, where more than 100 speakers including investors, thought leaders, and decision makers will discuss topics including institutional asset allocation, AI, emerging markets, venture investing, digital assets, mobility, biotechnology and more.

Government officials and exceptional leaders pioneering their fields into the future in areas such as Technology, Government, Finance, Engineering, Sustainability, and more, will speak during the conference, including: H.E. Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi (UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade), H.E. Omar Al Olama (UAE Minister of State for AI, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications), H.E. Khaldoon Al Mubarak (Managing Director and Group CEO, Mubadala), H.E. Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi (Deputy Group CEO, Mubadala), H.E. Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi (Chairman, Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development), Lieve Mostrey (Chairperson and CEO, Euroclear), Eric Anziani (President & COO,, H.E. Helal Al Marri (Director General, Dubai Department of Economy & Tourism), Samaila Zubairu (President & CEO, Africa Finance Corporation), Baroness Joanna Shields (CEO, BenevolentAI), , Nardos Bekele-Thomas (CEO, AUDA-NEPAD), Alain Papiasse (Chairman of Corporate and Institutional Banking, BNP Paribas), Dr. Gianvito Martino (Professor of Experimental Biology, San Raffaele University).

Sessions include: Uncovering the Potential of South-South Investments in Emerging Markets, Fintech Revolution, Growth Opportunities in Today’s Economy, Mobilizing New Economies, Reimagining Regional Economic Development Through Finance, Venture into Untapped Markets: Private Growth Investing, Food Security in Times of Climate Change, Trends in Family Wealth, Innovations in Precision Healthcare, Beyond Borders: Harnessing the Power of Global Trade for Investment & Growth, and How Blockchain Will Change Finance.

It is also worth noting that 56% of the participants in Investopia conference 2023 come from within the UAE and 44% from abroad (more than 100 nationalities), 75% from Private Sector while 13% from Public Sector, and 6% representing academia and students, in addition to 6% from other international organizations and diplomatic missions.

In addition, the event will host a series of closed roundtables by UAE Canada Business Council, Business Finland, and WAM, in addition to investment meetings that bring together global financial and non-financial institution leaders to discuss areas of collaboration and investment opportunities. Investopia will also witness new partnerships, in addition to new projects in the health-tech sector.

For detailed information about the conference agenda, kindly visit this website:


About Investopia:

Investopia is a global platform designed to drive global investments, generate growth, accelerate innovation, and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. Investopia is supported by several local and global partners including Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development,, Mubadala, Invest in Sharjah, SALT, IFC, iConnections, Emirates Development Bank, GKSD, MEVCA.

Initiated by the UAE Government, as one of the major strategic initiatives under the ‘Projects of the 50’, aiming to build the best and most dynamic economy in the world, and held under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy, Investopia works to create a new ecosystem where world’s investment stakeholders work together to formulate innovative models for the future business environment and partnership patterns that will generate new investment opportunities in the new economies.

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About SALT:

SALT is a global thought leadership forum focused on innovation and investing founded in 2009 by Anthony Scaramucci and SkyBridge Capital. Its mission is to empower big ideas by connecting people and capital. SALT’s flagship events bring together the world’s foremost investors, creators and thinkers for high-level collaboration and networking. First airing in May 2021, SALT Talks is a digital media series featuring conversations with leading entrepreneurs. For more information please visit and follow SALT’s Twitter and LinkedIn for content and updates.

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