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Saturday, October 29 2022 - 06:51
FII 6th Edition closes with more than $9 billion worth of investments
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia,October, 28, 2022, /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

The visionary sixth edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) ended 
today with more than 28 investment deals and agreements, totaling over $9 

The FII Institute signed an agreement with Oxford Union which will provide 
members of the union with key data and information produced by the FII 
Institute and its partners. The agreement was signed by the FII Institute's 
Head of THINK, Safiye Kucukkaraca, and Oxford Union's Chair of Development 
Board, Michael Li.  

CEO of the FII Institute, Richard Attias, said, "We are so proud of the FII 
conference this year. We had a record number of investment deals signed, and we 
hosted speakers and delegates from all over the world who were keen to build 
new partnerships. Under this year's theme - Investing in Humanity: Enabling a 
New Global Order - we sought to address the challenges confronting global 
leaders at this epoch-defining moment as we rebuild from the pandemic and 
confront challenges both old and intractable, and new and unpredictable. We 
look forward to welcoming our community next year at FII from 24-26 October 
2023, which will be accessible only to FII members."

The final day of the three-day conference featured a summit titled 'An African 
Future' where ministers, investors, and entrepreneurs from across Africa and 
beyond came together to discuss areas of investment in the region. The summit 
focused on the investment potential in Africa noting that tech-startups in the 
region received investments totaling $1 million every hour last year. 
Discussions ended with agreement that the level of investment in Africa is set 
to grow and it would require improved infrastructure and policy to support its 

The three-day conference hosted over 400 speakers and 6,000 delegates who took 
part in insightful discussions about the most pressing investment challenges 
relating to sovereign wealth funds, megacities, sustainability, gender 
equality, energy, and more. The event was attended by some of the best-known 
names in the policy and investment sphere.

Representatives from 16 leading institutions and various global management 
consultancies have partnered with the 6th edition of FII to provide insights 
about some real-world issues, including sustainable development and creating 
resilient energy systems, cryptocurrencies and the fin-tech ecosystem, the 
Metaverse, utilizing artificial intelligence to fight climate change, the 
connection between technology and culture, and the ever-changing tourism 
sector. In addition, 11 technology developers partnered with FII to introduce 
their latest innovations and solutions that aim to create a more sustainable 
and equitable future.

Ten regional and global media partners were present at the event, and more than 
270 media representatives and journalists from all over the world are attending 
the FII to cover the event's exclusive sessions, conversations, agreements, and 
announcements, as well as join the conversations Fabout the New Global Order.


The event factsheet can be found 

About FII Institute

The Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute is a new global nonprofit 
foundation with an investment arm and one agenda: Impact on Humanity. Global, 
inclusive and committed to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) 
principles, we foster great minds from around the world and turn ideas into 
real-world solutions in five critical areas: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 
Robotics, Education, Healthcare and Sustainability.

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