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DIFC Innovation Month

Robo-Advisories in the DIFC

The regulations, the technology

Tuesday, 29th June
10-11.30 am GST

At the OPEN STAGE, DIFC Innovation Hub, Gate Avenue

In association with

Robo Advisory Solutions

The Innovation Hub

The startup ecosystem in the DIFC offers exciting possibilities for new-age advisory solutions.

Learn more about how to establish your presence in the DIFC.

Are you a startup looking at creating a robo-advisory solution?

Are you an existing robo-advisory seeking authorisations?

If yes, then join us at the DIFC Innovation Hub, on Sunday, 13th June, from 9 am to 10.30 am GST!

About Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) Innovation Month:

In efforts to boost the startup ecosystem, The DIFC Innovation Month will be composed of a series of events hosted by start-ups and traditional firms across different industries, with the aim of empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs. Our hope is to gather the very best talent to focus on what's most important: spurring innovation on a global scale.

These events will cover different themes such as Future of Finance, Growth & Funding, Regulation & Legal, Technologies of Tomorrow, and Sustainability & Future Skills.

10 Leaves Guide to robo-advisory licenses

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10 Leaves and Tradesocio

Meet the Panelists!


Wael Salem



Tradesocio provides Digital Technology that helps Financial Investment institutions manage, offer and access secure and profitable financial services.

Rohit Ghai


Rohit’s background in business consultancy was key in his founding of 10 Leaves Limited, a niche consultancy with a focus on regulatory authorisations in the DIFC and the ADGM. This venture grew quickly, with a current annual turnover approaching US$ 1 million, in less than two years. He spun off two verticals from this business, including 10 Zone, a business consultancy that provides turnkey solutions to individuals and businesses seeking to setup a base in the UAE and, a venture that bridges startups from the UAE to Luxembourg, Berlin, Riyadh and Bengaluru.

Bishr Shiblaq


Master of Laws, L.L.M.Bishr established and headed the MENA office of the leading Luxembourg law firm, Arendt & Medernach for around 10 years. In this capacity he advised leading financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, MNCs and family offices in both Europe and the Middle East on all issues relating to the structuring of international transactions and the setting-up of regulated or unregulated investment structures. Bishr holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Cologne (Germany), as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick (UK).

A quick look at the DIFC Innovation License

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Alarabi Investments Limited (DIFC VC Fund Manager)

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Ivanka Tancheva
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Nuha Hashem
Zywa Technologies LTD

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I highly recommend their services!

Fahad Albaghli


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As a startup in Saudi Arabia, we knew setting up our company in ADGM would have significant benefits. However, the legal process seemed daunting, until we spoke with 10 Leaves. Working with their friendly, professional team has saved us considerable time and financial resources. They always provide quick, clear communication at every step to make each process smooth and easy. I highly recommend 10 Leaves to any company, and I look forward to continuing to work with them.

Joel Huffman, CEO and Co-Founder, Arabius

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