9-11 February 2024

In true FF style, we united our global community in the vibrant city of Dubai to provide our guests with highly curated access to the exciting innovation hub of the MENA region. Teeming with vibrant economic and lifestyle opportunities, the MENA region presents a compelling landscape for founders, characterised by its growing access to capital, advantageous location, culture of innovation, supportive business ecosystem, and forward-thinking investments.

February 2024 marked our first retreat in the region, offering unparalleled experiences and a deep dive into everything from AI and investing strategies, to sustainability and public vs private partnerships.



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Dubai has become the world’s fastest-growing VC ecosystem, investment is booming across the MENA region, and founders are increasingly looking to exciting new opportunities in the Middle East. Read our key takeaways, covering VC investment, AI, talent, and more!

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Brought to You in Partnership with the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET)

We’re delighted to partner with the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) to bring you our first ever FF MENA forum. 

With the mission of positioning Dubai as the world’s leading business hub and tourism destination, DET aims to attract inward investment and inbound tourism as well as increase awareness of Dubai’s global appeal.

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Our FF MENA 2024 Partners