29th - 30th
June 2022
Dusit Thani
Dubai UAE

“Under the Patronage of the Private Office”

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan



Following the success of three editions of Global DeFi Investment Summit, where Blockchain pioneers,Cypto projects, VC's, Business entrepreneurs gathered to discuss DeFi, Metaverse, Gamefi, NFTs, Web 3.0,the hottest topics, within the blockchain ecosystem, GulfXellence decided to launch 4th Edition of the summit dedicated to innovative technologies, bringing together the biggest names, and thought leaders who are actively shaping the tech industry.

The summit is a platform where participants will be presented with use-cases from the enterprise world, Inspiring speeches, panel discussions, tech talks, fireside chat, and speed pitches.

The core goal of Global DeFi Investment Summit is to bring the global investors and projects under one umbrella and connect them together. Furthermore, various start-ups and local businesses from the relevant industries will also participate and connect to build business relationships. At the Summit, technological and business innovations will be exhibited to the participants and investors. The core plan of the Summit is to increase awareness of the crypto ecosystem to the global scene, interface blockchain and digital asset owners from every corner of the world.



Blockchain Ecosystem


DeFi & NFTs


Digital Asset Trading & Trends


WEB 3.0








Speakers & Panellists




Panel Discussions


Key Leader/ Selected
Sponsor Presentations





Online Attendees



Global Attendees over two days


Crypto Community
Government & Regulatory Bodies
C-Level & Directors
Blockchain & Crypto Pioneers
DeFi & NFT Projects
Investors & Business Leaders
Family Offices
Renowned Media Agencies


Global DeFI Investment summit Series offers an incomparable platform to connect with industry experts, get your business done and position your company for future success.

Get attention from Crypto Community, Investors, Influencers & Media

Get Interviewed by top journalists and bloggers

Gives your platform and market leading the unrivaled opportunity to position your brand, services and tools within the technical and developer community

Broaden your exposure in the marketplace and create a positive impression on as many people in your business community as possible.

A pitching opportunity that will unite some of the agilest entrepreneurs and high-impact influencers who might be prospects for your products or services.

Build relationships with those who offer products or services that might be of value to you or your clients.

Build partnerships and alliances and understand cutting edge innovative technologies, which will define and drive the future of the industry.

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◆ Meet founders, DeFi & NFT investors and get in-depth insights for investments explore investment opportunities in global future-tech companies

◆ Brand recognition & Awareness within a key geographical location

◆ Exchange market views and investment ideas with peers

◆ Announce your platform to the relevant audience

◆ Grow your credentials as a Thought leader

◆ Access to influencers & Developers

Guest of Honor

Speaker 1

H.E Ahmed Elmetwally

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

Speaker 1

Abdulaziz Ahmed

Founder of Safeer Corporate Services Provider

Speakers & PANELISTS

Speaker 1

H.E Laila Rahhal El Atfani

President & Founder of Business Gate

Speaker 1

Jen buakaew

Founder of To The Moon Lab

Speaker 1

Aaron Tsai

Founder of MAS Capital MASFi and HashBrownSwap

Speaker 1

Gordon Einstein

Founder of CryptoLaw Partners

Speaker 1

Farrukh Habib

Co-Founder Alif Technology

Speaker 1

Bilal Ahmed Mir

Founder & CEO of Carter Capital

Speaker 1

Amna Usman Chaudhry

Blockchain Strategist, Co-Founding Member of The Oxford Blockchain Foundation

Speaker 1

Hoda A.Alkhzaimi

President of Emirates Digital Association for women

Speaker 1

Adrian Niculescu

Entrepreneur & Investor

Speaker 1

Marianela Mirpuri

Founder and President of Hera The Light of women

Speaker 1

Dereck Hoogenkamp

CEO Yalla Limited

Speaker 1

Mercy Gilbert

Chairman of Petts Wood and Knoll Conservative

Speaker 1

Davinci Jeremie

CEO of Davinci Codes, Founder of Pandora ́s Wallet.

Past Speakers

Speaker 1

Tim Draper

Founder of Draper Associates

Speaker 1

H.E Jamal Saif Al Jarwan

Secretary General UAE International Investors Council

Speaker 1

H.E. Maria Camilleri Calleja

Ambassador of the Republic of Malta to the UAE

Speaker 1

H.E. Dr. Dr. H.C Raphael Nagel

Founder & Chairman of the Abrahamic Business Circle

Speaker 1

H.E Rose-Ann Benjamin

Consul General The Consulate of Grenada in Dubai

Speaker 1

Jimmy Nguyen

Founding President – BSV Blockchain Association

Speaker 1

Daven Michaels

Exec Chairman,Current C Power

Speaker 1

Jane King

CEO & Founder , LilaMax Media,Host at NASDAQ

Speaker 1

Nadia Abdulaziz

President - National Association of freight and logistics

Speaker 1

Vesa kivinen

Digital NFT Artist

Speaker 1

Mika Sav

Artist & Entrepreneur

Speaker 1

Jessica T. Naga

Founder & MD of pan-African law firm Digital Associates Ltd (DAL)

Speaker 1

Meike Krautscheid

German Ambassador Bitcoin Association CCO & Lead Blockchain Consultant SmartLedger

Speaker 1

Roberto Croci

Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups MEA

Speaker 1

Abhishek Singh

CEO and Co-founder Comdex

Speaker 1

Vineet Budki

Partner at Phoenix VC

Speaker 1

Niko De Jonghe

CEO & Founder of Blockchain Valley

Speaker 1

Nere Emiko

Founder of Kian Smith and Sanucoin

Speaker 1

Sandeep Mehta

Secretary General and Chairman International Diplomatic Mission

Speaker 1

Christian Kranicke

Founding Partner at Blufolio AG

Speaker 1

Tala Al Jabri

Angel Investor

Speaker 1

Victor Lee

Core Team lead Metapoly

Speaker 1

Kamil Boruszkowski

Founder & CEO of Metaplan

Speaker 1

Pavel Jakovlev

Founder & Managing Partner of Ancore Strategy

Speaker 1

Edward Meijers

Board Member / Co-Founder Qommodity

Speaker 1

Kristel Bechara

Visual Artist

Speaker 1

Yulia Poslavskaya

Chief Marketing Officer, Innotech

Speaker 1

Alex Baghdjian

Co-Founder & Partner at Funday

Speaker 1

James Hume

Global Head of Sales at Huobi

Speaker 1

Dominique Ngoo

Director of Global Sales at Ipollo

Speaker 1

Ismail Tekin

Founder at Lambert & Co, GC-Club & Animalia 3.0.

Speaker 1

Rolen Guzman

Co-founder & CEO at Melodity


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Event Schedule

Day 1 - 29TH June 2022

08:30 - 09:45


09:45 - 09:50

Welcome note from the chairperson

09:50 - 10:00

Honorary Guest Opening

10:00 - 10:30

Panel Discussion
DeFi Ecosystem: Trends and Industry Overview

10:30 – 11:00

Panel Discussion
Building NFT Marketplaces & Ecosystems

11:00 – 11:30

Panel Discussion
How GameFi is now beyond fun and games

11:30 – 12:00

Panel Discussion
DeFi Seeks to Monetize Blockchain Gaming

12:00 – 12:15

Panel Discussion
How DeFi could one day liberate finance

12:15 – 12:30

How does crypto fit into the metaverse?

12:30 – 12:50

The Current & Future State of metaverse

12:50 - 13:00


13:00 – 14:00

Prayers & Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:15

The Value of Virtual Collectibles and Non-fungible Tokens What does DeFi have to do with it


Closing remarks and Awards


VIP Dinner & Networking

Day 2 - 30TH June 2022

09:50 - 10:00

Welcome Note from Chairperson

10:00 - 10:20

Keynote Presentation

10:20 – 10:50

Panel Discussion
Understanding DeFi and Its Importance in the Crypto Economy

10:50 – 11:10

How the DeFi Ecosystem Grows

11:10 – 13:00

Sponsor Presentation/ Fireside chat

13:00 – 14:00

Prayers & Lunch Break


What Is Web 3.0? The Future of the Internet


Awards & Closing Remarks

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