11-12 OCT 2021

Venue : Taj Dubai Hotel Burj Khalifa Street Dubai, UAE



Summit Overview

Following the success of Global DeFi Investment Summit in Dubai first Edition, where hundreds of Blockchain pioneers, DeFi projects, VC's, Business entrepreneurs gathered to discuss DeFi & NFT, the hottest topics, within the blockchain ecosystem, GulfXellence decided to launch the second Edition of the summit dedicated to innovative technologies, bringing together the biggest names, and thought leaders who are actively shaping the DeFi, NFT and blockchain industry.

Global DeFi Investment Summit’s specific focus will be given to the understanding of how decentralized finance is changing the world. Additionally, there will be coverage over other classes of emerging technology and alternative investment instruments, and how they can be leveraged to generate value and returns.

In this summit, we will explore how DeFi, NFT and crypto can become one of the vital opportunities for companies and businesses to explore. In addition, various start-ups and local businesses from the relevant industries are participating and connecting to build business relationships and synergies. The main goal of the Summit is to increase awareness of DeFi, NFT and blockchain ecosystems to the global stage while interfacing blockchain and digital asset owners from every corner of the world. At the Global DeFi Investment Summit, there is a dedicated area for live exhibition portraying the DeFi, NFT and crypto projects from around the world. There are more than 30 industry leaders and expert speakers who would interact with participants and discuss topics related to DeFi, NFT, Decentralized Applications, Blockchain, Regulations, Financial Technology, and many more. We hope you have a great time in this summit and accelerate your network growth.

Summit Focus

  • Blockchain Ecosystem
  • Crypto Investing
  • Digital Currency Regulation & Policies
  • DeFi & NFTs
  • Enterprise Solution
  • Dapps
  • Dao
  • Dex & Cex
  • Decentralized Future

Visitors Group

  • Crypto Community
  • Accelerators & Incubators
  • Investors
  • VCs
  • Family Offices
  • Influencers
  • DeFi & NFT Projects
  • Government
  • Youtubers
  • Entrepreneurs and many more involved in Blockchain & Crypto Space

Event Snapshots

Speakers & Panelists


Panel Discussions

Sponsor Presentations

VIP Investors Dinner


Online Attendees

Global Attendees

Why Attend

  • A Summit programme designed to offer learning and insight as well as discussion with some of the industry's leading minds.
  • Build a World Class network around Blockchain & DeFi and approach industry leaders.
  • Learn the basics and fundamentals about Decentralized Finance, its development and future vision.
  • Be a part of emerging technology.
  • Discover products and new technology from DeFI Projects.
  • Learn why firms are massively investing in Blockchain & Crypto Space.
  • Meet the most innovative enterprise, startups and investors at Global DeFi Investment Summit.

Networking at the event

Global DeFI Investment summit offers an incomparable platform to connect with industry experts, get your business done and position your company for future success. Attending the event will help you to:

  • Broaden your exposure in the marketplace and create a positive impression on as many people in your business community as possible.
  • A pitching opportunity for start-ups that will unite some of the agilest entrepreneurs and high-impact investors to design ground-breaking start-ups
  • Identify those 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.

Chief Guest

H. E Laila Rahhal El Atfani

Goodwill Ambasador President & Founder at Business Gate

Speakers & Panelists

Stephen Stonberg

CEO of Bittrex Global

Mru Patel

Cofounder and Chairman

Yehia Badawy

Co-Founder at Rain

James Bernard

Regional Representative Europe at DMCC

Andreas Kartrud

CEO/Co-founder at USWAP

Jen Buakaew

Business Development Director at Probe Group

Vladimir Tikhomirov

CEO & Founder of Rubic Finance

Josipa Majić

Co-Founder & SVP, Strategy & Communication at Revuto

Filip Srdoc

Business Development & Partnership manager at Revuto

Dino Ivankovic

International Community Manager at Revuto

Samson Williams

President at Crowdfunding Professional Association

Sandeep Mehta

Chairman & Secretary General - International Diplomatic Mission

Marcello Mari

CEO at SingularityDAO

Muhammad Salman

Chief Mate of Invoicemate

Valentin Preobrazhenskiy

CEO & Founder of LATOKEN

Michael Terpin

Founder & CEO of Transform Group

Talal Tabbaa

Co-Founder/COO at Jibrel Network

Dohyung "DH" Kim

CEO at Finhaven

Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund

Adrian Niculescu

CMO EMEA CloudCoin Consortium
Head of Partnership at Dao1

Cal Evans

Managing Associate at Gresham International

Bruce Porter Jr.

CEO at GlobalBoost
Founder at Washington Elite

Mohammad Raafi Hossain


Jorge de Los Santos

CEO at Euler Tools

Dr Jane Thomason

Founder at Supernova Data

Melanie Mohr

Founder & CEO WOM Protocol

Serguei Popov

Director of research at IOTA Foundation

Kokila Alagh

Founder at KARM Legal Consultants FZE

Arjun Kalsy

VP of Growth at Polygon Technology

Nils Tharandt Ortiz

CEO of Paypolitan

Romain Prevost

CEO of Babycake


Founder & Chairman of European Digital Assets Exchange

Marc Taverner

Executive Director of INATBA

Jonathan Caras

Founder of Levana Finance

Arushi Goel

Data Policy and Blockchain, World Economic Forum

Jan Robert Schutte

Founder & CEO of CryptoAcademy

Yael Tamar

Co-CEO & Co-founder of SolidBlock

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World's Leading event management & Business Training company, GulfXellence has built its name by producing high quality B2B events, delivering international trades' expo's across the globe. GulfXellence is also a key player when it comes to certified professional training particularly in the Fintech, Blockchain, Crypto , Health Safety & Environment, and Petroleum and Energy sectors. GulfXellence was founded by innovative minded entrepreneurs who understand that relationship building, networking and skilled training are keys to business growth and long-lasting success. GulfXellence has been providing business leaders around the world a hybrid platform where businesses can showcase and leverage their competitive values and strengths to the audience globally. GulfXellence’s goals are to help our customers grow and succeed. We are fully committed to your results, as we believe that we win only when you win. As for our mission, we strive to become world's No.1 leader in producing meaningful and value adding events that will result in wonderful experience that strengthen our customers' marketing position and maximize their ROI. GulfXellence is your trusted name when it comes to getting the most value from your marketing and training budgets. Our reputation is through going that extra mile to get you your results. At GulfXellence, our team are driven, and we believe that continuous innovation, implementation and improvement will supercharge the power of content and context, which in turns will amplify the exponential growth to our customers.