May 31, 2023
11:00 - 12:30 CEST



The European Scaleup Conference 2023

Hosted by Abu Dhabi Investment Office and Startup Network EuropeThe European Scaleup Conference 2023 is our first annual conference for Founders and CXOs of Series B+ Scaleups from across Europe.

This year’s event will focus on Investment and Scaleup Opportunities in Abu Dhabi. It follows successful conferences hosted in 2022 and 2023:


AGENDA (London Time)

10:00am-10.02am: Introduction

10:02am-10:12am: The UK/European Funding Market for Scaleups

10:12am-10:20am: Scaleup Stories and Opportunities

10:20am-10:30am: Faisal Al Mansoori, Senior Vice President of Abu Dhabi Global Market

  • Introduction to Abu Dhabi
  • Introduction to ADGM, Ecosystem
  • Benefits for VCs, Capital, and Startups

10:30am-10:40am: Mohamed Al Binali, Growth & Strategy at Hub71 – A Mubadala Company

  • Introduction to Hub71 & Mubadala
  • Hub71 Programme for Scaleups (Series B+ companies)

10:40am-10:50am: Amier Alawadhi, Acting Director of Masdar City Free Zone

  • Overview of Masdar City & The Catalyst
  • Opportunities for companies

10:50am-11:10am: Augusto Cardenas, Head of International Operations of Abu Dhabi Investment Office

  • A compilation of programme companies
  • Introduction to ADIO & Support
  • Ecosystems, opportunities to collaborate with ecosystem partners
  • Incentives criteria

11:10am-11:30am: Panel Discussion/Q&A


About the Abu Dhabi Investment Office

The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) is the government’s private sector hub responsible for attracting and facilitating investment in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

ADIO enables opportunities for innovative investors and businesses of all sizes, facilitating connections across Abu Dhabi’s innovative ecosystem to help them establish and grow in the emirate. With a comprehensive range of tailored services and incentives, ADIO helps businesses achieve long-term, sustainable success in the market and across the region.


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