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The dev conference on anything related to Ethereum, DeFi, EVM scaling, Gaming and more with a focus on decentralization and community projects such as Yearn and its ecosystem. Questions? Join the community on Telegram

Workshops, talks, panels, Demo Day Pitching, VC Speed Dating and amazing side events await you.




in beautiful Dubai

About Our 2023 Edition

ETHDubai is the conference for passionate devs and contributors on anything related to Ethereum, DeFi, EVM and more with a focus on decentralization and community projects such as Yearn and its ecosystem. Expect great speakers, talks, workshops for both experts and beginners and tons of great social events you will not forget. Dubai is one of the easiest place on Earth to get to without a visa wherever you are from, with beautiful pristine sand beaches, great weather, affordable accommodation and endless entertainment for all. Last but not least, if you are a frontend developer that wants to learn web3 but do not know where to start, we will have workshops with experts so that you can get started writing your first dapp with Solidity, Typescript and basic React knowledge. We will also provide more advanced workshops for people already familiar with web3 technologies. We will post more details soon so make sure to subscribe to our mailing list for more details.

What People Said About Our Previous Editions

Our Speakers So Far

Ansgar Dietrichs

Ethereum Research & Core Development @ Ethereum Foundation.

Lion dapplion

Eth2.0 core dev at Lodestar @chainsafeth, working on light clients for Ethereum 2.

Andre Cronje

Co-Founder & Architect @fantomfdn . Previously; Founder @iearnfinance . Founder @thekeep3r.

Mudit Gupta

CISO @0xPolygon. Tech Partner Delta Blockchain Fund. Security Researcher. Ethereum & Web3 dev. SushiSwap adviser.

Luis Schliesske

Co-founder and Legendary Member of Gelato Network

Kristof Gazso

product manager & researcher at @nethermindeth | ethereum core dev

Nina Rong

Leading the ecosystem growth of Arbitrum in the APAC region

Mike Grabowski

web3 @uniswap , co-founder @callstackio , core team @reactnative

Sarang Parikh

core developer @SushiSwap 🔱.

Luc Lamarche

Ecosystem Support Program Team Lead at the Ethereum Foundation.

Alex Hansen

Creator of the Sway programming language and the CTO of Fuel Labs.

Sergej Kunz

Co-Founder of @1inch Network

Tejaswa Rastogi

Security Auditor and Researcher @ Consensys Diligence

Uri Kirstein

Developer Advocate and Software Developer at Certora

Clément Lakhal

Lead Solidity dev @PrimitiveFi (previously @TheSandboxGame)

Matt Gurbiel

BD Lead at RedStone


Co-Founder of the SES Core Unit MakerDAO.


Chief cheerleader and fren of Dopex & SushiSwap.

Krinza Momin

Developer Relations Engineer, Ankr

Vanshika Srivastava

DevRel @Biconomy

Chris Tse

Founding director @cardstack

Arnav Vohra

Founder @nibblnft . Explorer of bonding curves. Ex @gnosispm @biconomy @zilliqa @kernel0x.


Shipping @viaMover . Building the only web3 card you’d ever need.

Bianca Buzea

Developer Relations engineer of Balancer

Mohak Agarwal

ClayStack founder

Ernesto Boado

Contributor to the Aave ecosystem Co-founder of @bgdlabs, ex-CTO at @aaveaave


contributor @ vyper 🐍, smart contract eng, likes building cross-chain apps

Toghrul Maharramov

Senior Researcher at Scroll

Dan Khomenko

Co-founder of SIDUS HEROES - the first WebGL, AAA-level, Play-to-Earn, Gaming Metaverse

Zhaofeng Chen

security researcher at Certik

Walter Strametz

CTO at Sygnum Bank

Erwan Mismaque

building @BackedFi, BD @MakerDAO

Emmett Childs

Developer relations lead at Kleros

Sameep Singhania

Nitesh Mishra

Co-Founder of ChaiDEX

Emilie Raffo

founding partner @ ChainSecurity

Torgin Mackinga

Smart contract security engineer at ChainSecurity.

Alexander Seleznev

security team lead at pessimistic.io

Kailash Ahirwar

co-founder of Raven Protocol,

Mark Anstead

Business Development @ Fuji Finance

Tomi Fyrqvist

Co-founder & CFO @ phaver

Kavita Gupta

Kavita Gupta is the founder & GP of Delta Blockchain Fund.

Willian Mitsuda

Creator of Otterscan

Daigaro Cota

Co-founder of Fuji Finance

Ahmad Bitar

Ethereum Core Developer with Nethermind

Jorge Arce

Cryptography Research Business Lead

Xiao Wu

CEO @ ChainIDE. Founded White Matrix. M.Sc. and B.Sc. from the University of Alberta.

Daria Shakhbazova

BD at 0x

Jyoti Puri

developer for the MetaMask Extension team

Ariel Zimroni

Chief Product Officer @ SSV Network

Ahmad Mardeni

CEO at WeaveDB

William Borgeaud

Cryptography Engineer at Polygon Zero

Pranjal Prashar

serial entrepreneur

Anish Mohammed

Co-founder , chief scientist and CTO of Panther protocol.


Mad Scientist at Ethereans Labs


CTO at Ethereans Labs

Eric Bishard

DevRel @MetaMask

Igor Barinov

Founder of Bob Protocol, was also the founder of POA, Omnibridge and xDai.

Omar Ganiev

Decurity Founder

Filipe Gonçalves

Chief of DeFi at Ankr.

Diogo Costa

Davos Protocol Marketing Manager

Romain Caillet

Providing web3 infrastructure on Arweave with

Salman Khan

Co-founder and CEO of Spock Analytics.

Gareth Fenney

Co-founder @owlventures, member of @HydraVentures_ and @OnchainAngels

Marc Zeller

REKT Boi & #FrenchChart Maker. @Aavechan founder, degen at @gotchivault

Ashutosh Goel

Cofounder of xalts, a blockchain infrastructure fintech company from Hong Kong

Shane Kim

CEO of WEMIX and Vice President of WEMADE

DJ Lee

CTO of Lightscale

Giorgio Alessandro Donà Danioni

C3 and KlimaDAO lawyer

Peter Stewart

Head of Infrastructure at Ankr

Ritesh Kakkad

Co-founder XDC Network

Ekin Genç

Managing Editor of DL News

JPN Memelord

Analytics and Community Management

Vladimir Tikhomirov

Founder @CryptoAlgebra and @CryptoRubic

Asif Khan

Defi, innovation, growth @0xpolygon

Tomoya Nagasawa

Building fully decentralized cross chain dApps using WeaveDB

Prateek Dwivedi

Co-Founder, 5ireChain a fifth-generation blockchain ecosystem that brings forward Sustainability, Technology & Innovation.

Dyma Budorin

Сo-Founder and CEO, of Hacken

Bartosz Barwikowski

Bartosz is a blockchain researcher and auditor at Hacken


Founder and CTO at Tenderize

Chirag Narang

Head of Product, @flow_blockchain.

Gerui Wang

core developer for XDC

Rumeel Hussain

Sr Solution Architect, BNB Chain

Lukasz Orlowski

CTO of 5ire

Bibin Babu

Entrepreneur | CGO @5irechain | Co-Founder @Payizamoney | @indiadesignshow | Investor

Markose Chenthitta

Co-Founder, CEO and Speaking Alchemist at The Story Alchemists

Dominic Xu


Ali Raheman

Founder & CEO Magpie Protocol



Stay tuned for more cool speakers announcements soon.**


March 14th, all in-person: Side Events

March 15th, all in-person: workshops, talks, hackathon, pitch day and exhibitions

March 16th, all in-person: talks, panels, VC speed dating and exhibitions

March 14thall daySide Events
March 15th-March 16thall dayHackathon (starts online on March 1st until March 14th and in-person at venue on March 15)
March 15th8:30am - 9:30amCheckin and Breakfast
March 15th9:30am - 12:30pmMorning Workshops and Talk Sessions
March 15th12:30pm - 1:30pmLunch
March 15th2:00pm - 4:30pmDemo Day Pitching
March 15th2:00pm - 4:30pmAfternoon Workshops Sessions
March 16th8:30am - 10:00amCheckin and Breakfast
March 16th10:00am - 12:30pmMorning Talks Sessions and Workshops
March 16th10:00am - 6:30pm VC Speed Dating
March 16th12:30pm - 2pmLunch
March 16th2pm - 7:30pmAfternoon Talks Sessions

Our Opening party

Our Workshops and Special Sessions on March 15th and 16th (more to be announced soon)

Demo Day Pitching and VC Speed Dating

We know how hard it is to get funding for builders and how exhausting scouting projects can be for investors in this bear market. This is why we will offer founders and builders at the conference a unique opportunity to present 5 minutes in front of a VC audience during our Pitch Day on the 15th of March. On the 16th, you will talk face to face with VCs that selected you using our custom booking app.

Pitch Day

  • Founders:
    • - you get 5 minutes to pitch and demo your project in front of a VC audience
  • VCs:
    • - Sit down and relax while listening to founders pitching.
    • - Book your favorite founders for a meeting using our app.
  • Schedule: March 15th, 2:00pm-4:30pm
  • Includes breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks

VC Speed Dating

  • Founders and VCs:
    • - you get 5-10 minutes to talk face to face
    • - VCs only meet with pre-booked founders of interest
    • - zero commission: any deal that happens at ETHDubai is yours and goes 100% to founders, no middle man.
  • Schedule: March 16th, 10:00am-6:30pm
  • Includes breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks

We will send you a link to register your startup as a founder once you get a ticket.

If you do not have a ticket yet, here is how to register : if you are a founder, get any ticket, if you are a VC, get a VC pass.

Our participating VCs so far (more coming soon):

Delta Blockchain Fund
NGC Ventures
Green Field
Antalpha Group
XVC Tech
Gains Associates
Financial Engineers

Our Detailed Schedule

Wednesday 15 March

Thursday 16 March

Our Detailed Schedule

MetaMaskEric Bishard

Build your first DAPP with React, Solidity and MetaMask with MetaMask Team

Learn how to build your first DAPP with Eric Bishard from the MetaMask team.

Skills required: basic Web2 skills
Uniswap+React Native

Build a mobile DAPP with React Native

In this workshop you will build a mini Uniswap UI on React Native. React Native allows writing mobile apps easily with TypeScript. This workshop will be given by Mike Grabowski who works on web3 at Uniswap and is a core-team React Native member.

Skills required: React, basic web3 skills
SushiSarang Parikh

Sushi Workshop with Sarang Parikh

Sarang is a core-team SushiSwap developer working on Trident, cross-chain swaps, streaming and their new yield strategies. In this workshop, he will teach you some of the magic he uses to manage your DeFi yield strategies like they do it at Sushi.

Skills required: solidity skill required

Smart Contract Development in Vyper

A step-by-step tour through setting up a modern Vyper development workflow. Will cover writing, testing, deploying, and interacting with contracts using Titanoboa and ApeWorx.

This workshop will be given by z80

Skills required: basic python and programming skills

Introduction to Web3 for non-technical people

You are not a developer but would like to learn how to use all the cool web3 tools to trade on DeFi, create NFTs or explore the metaverse? This workshop is for you!

This workshop will be given by Daigaro Cota from Fuji Finance.

Skills required: no technical skill required
huff-lang clement

Huff-Lang Workshop with Clément Lakhal

huff-lang is the most optimized language to code on the EVM. In this workshop, Clement will teach how and when to use huff-lang.

Skills required: solidity skill required

CTF: Secure and audit Smart Contracts with Decurity auditing team

A professional auditing team will show you how to make your smart contracts more secure.

This workshop will be given by Decurity.io, a full-stack web3 security services delivered by top-tier ethical hackers with a focus on the real financial impact. Decurity has worked with Paradigm and the Yearn team.

Skills required: solidity skill required

Combine Gelato Account Abstraction & Serverless with Open AI DALL-E, to gaslessly mint your NFT with Gelato co-founder Luis Schliesske

Make your Dapps use augmented smart contracts that are automated, gasless & off-chain aware with Account Abstraction for frictionless onboarding.

This workshop will be given by Gelato co-founderLuis Schliesske aka gitpusha

Skills required: solidity skill required

On-chain Options 101 with the Dopex Team

In this workshops you will learn how to master options on-chain. Options can be powerful tools to trade and hedge your bets in this incertain market. Dopex is the number one On-chain Option Exchange and one of the most innovative dapp on Arbitrum.

Richard, Dev Relations Advocate at Dopex will demystify options for you and explain how you can take full advantage of them.

Skills required: no technical skills required
Dopexethos workchop

Factories vs single-sided contracts

The next big thing in ethereum is building platforms, deep dive into how EthereansOS is the first of its kind and how to interact with it.

Skills required: Solidity skills required
xdc workchop

XDC Workshop

More information coming soon

Skills required: Solidity skills
bnb workshop

BNB Workshop

More information coming soon

Skills required: Solidity skills
xord workshop

Make Better Sense of Your Dapp Data with Spock Analytics

Join this workshop and discover the growth opportunities that can be unlocked with the right data. Learn how to integrate Spock Analytics into your dApp to track user behaviour and gain valuable insights. Do not miss this opportunity to optimize your dApp's performance and increase user engagement.

Skills required: No technical skills


Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre - Airport Rd - Garhoud - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Le Meridien Conference Centre provides a wide space ideal for networking, learning, exhibition and entertainment. The 5-star hotel include many swimming pools, bars and restaurants.

Our Hackathon Financial Supporters

Ethereum Foundation
Gains Associates

Our Main Conference Sponsors


XDC Network

XDC Network

XinFin’s XDC Network is an open-source, carbon-neutral, enterprise-grade, EVM-compatible, Layer 1 blockchain that has been operationally successful since 2019. The network obtains consensus via a specially delegated proof-of-stake (XDPoS) technique that allows for 2-second transaction times, near-zero gas fees ($0.0001), over 2000 TPS, and interoperability with ISO 20022 financial messaging standards.

XDC Network provides a base layer to build custom business operations and increase visibility within a blockchain ecosystem. This interoperable Global Trade & Finance blockchain network enables asset digitization, tokenization, and instant settlement of trade transactions with the Origin platform. The XDC Community has various outlets to build, share, and collaborate with other developers and community members. Developers on the XDC Network can use similar tools found on other EVM networks, a vast library of resources at one's disposal to develop it, and easy to build on and migrate applications to the XDC network. Developers can interact with other developers and display their development on the XDC Network's technical forum XDC.DEV




Be a DeFi Chef with Sushi. Swap, earn, stack yields, lend, borrow, leverage all on one decentralized, community driven platform. Welcome home to DeFi.



WEMIX is a blockchain subsidiary of WEMADE, operating global blockchain-based gaming platform WEMIX and related services including decentralized exchange, NFT marketplace, and DeFi service Kleva.



5ireChain is a layer-1 EVM compatible smart contract platform that focuses on developing a for-benefit blockchain ecosystem based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations (UN)


Algebra Finance

Algebra Finance

Algebra is a Protocol allowing projects to implement the Concentrated Liquidity tech, along with other groundbreaking features. Already integrated into QuickSwap, StellaSwap, SpiritSwap and 5 more DEXes on different chains, Algebra helps them to acquire higher volume & raise the capital efficiency.



Experience Web3 development the way it was meant to be with Arbitrum’s suite of scaling solutions. Benefit from faster speeds and significantly lower costs, with the same level of security as Ethereum.



Hacken is a blockchain security auditor born in 2017 with a vision of transforming Web3 into a safer place. With 5+ years of experience, hundreds of blockchain partners, and thousands of secured crypto projects, Hacken protects technological businesses and crypto communities worldwide with the most competitive suite of professional cybersecurity services.

Gold Sponsors

Magpie Protocol

Magpie Protocol

Magpie Protocol is a decentralized liquidity aggregation protocol for cross-chain swaps aiming to provide the best deal on any asset across top blockchains without the need to directly bridge assets.



ChainIDE is a cloud-based Integrated Development Environment that can help the development of smart contracts and Web3 Dapps. It is the first multi-chain IDE that supports blockchain ecosystems such as Ethereum, Polygon and Binance Smart Chain.



QuickSwap is Polygon’s biggest DEX. The DragonFi ecosystem is rapidly becoming the go-to hub for all of your DeFi and gaming needs. Offering lightning-fast trading speeds, a user-friendly interface, capital efficient V3 model, and Gamma’s superb liquidity management solution, QuickSwap is a one-stop shop.



WeaveDB is a NoSQL decentralized database as a smart contract on Arweave. It provides all the dev tools required to build a fully scalable decentralized application.

Paxo Finance

Paxo Finance

Paxo is a DeFi infrastructure company building undercollateralized loans for crypto investors. Paxo users can borrow to invest in fungible assets or borrow to invest in leveraged yield farms. The first product, Investment loan protocol, is currently live on polygon for limited alpha users.

Ethereans OS

Ethereans OS

EthOS is a universal platform for doing everything on Ethereum. It features four protocols, all on-chain, all decentralized, all customizable, all interwoven. Factories offer a safe new way to code and earn revenue for developers. Items are dynamic tokens that work with all applications. Organizations are granular governance vehicles. Covenants are DeFi tools, built on an AMM Aggregator. Builders can mix-and-match from these as they see fit.

BNB Chain

BNB Chain

BNB Chain is excited to Build Web3 at ETH Dubai by sponsoring workshops and hackatons during the conferance! Expect to hear about brand-new initiatives like BNB Greenfield, our decentralized storage solution. As always, we'll be providing support and guidance for blockchain developers of all levels of experience.



Spock is a web3 data analytics platform to provide dApps with the metrics they need to target, understand and grow their user base. It integrates into your dApp and tracks the wallets to provide on-chain and off-chain data.



Tenderize is a trailblazing protocol that's transforming the staking landscape. Our decentralized liquid staking protocol enhances web3 staking with tokenized stake use cases. We're thrilled to offer liquid staking for Polygon, Livepeer, The Graph, and Audius. Join us and be part of the future of staking!



Ankr is a decentralized blockchain infrastructure provider that operates an array of nodes globally distributed across over 50 Proof-of-Stake networks. This infrastructure helps drive the growth of the crypto economy while powering a full suite of multi-chain tools for Web3 users.




The Decurity team consists of experienced hackers who have been doing application security assessments and penetration testing for over a decade. We are doing web3 security audits and developing solutions for automated contract analysis and transaction monitoring. Our efforts have helped to protect hundreds of millions of dollars and make web3 a safer place.



QuillAudits is a leading smart contract audit firm committed to securing Blockchain projects with our cutting-edge Web3 security solutions. QuillAudits provide smart contracts auditing and DApps pen testing services for web3-based, DeFi and NFT-based gaming projects. QuillAudits has been in web3 space for almost 5 years and have secured 700+ projects globally and saved $15B+ in the process; QuillAudits continue to deliver enterprise-grade blockchain technology and state-of-the-art security solutions to leading companies and projects worldwide.



Nonceblox is Asia's biggest emerging tech development studio with a strong focus on web3 and blockchain technology. With more than 3 decades of cumulative delivery experience, we develop solutions on leading protocols like Ethereum, Polygon, Cosmos, BSC, Polkadot, etc. Get in touch for your web3 dapp development needs.



MetaX is a Japan-based crypto fund and gaming guild specialising in Web3 Game. We are committed to supporting new web3 game market technologies and projects.



Mantle is a high-performance Ethereum layer-2 network built with modular architecture delivering low fees and high security. Builders can leverage Mantle’s unique design to build dApps with exceptional UX, all while relying on Ethereum’s unrivaled security.

Delta Blockchain Fund

Delta Blockchain Fund

Delta Blockchain Fund is a tech-first pre-seed/seed-stage investment fund. We are the crypto native investment team providing a deep strategic partnership and ecosystem across blockchain and valley. Our team has a track record of first/early checks in space defining companies like Polygon, Starkware, Sorare, Quantstamp, Coinbase, Filecoin etc.

Supporters and Media Partners



The simplest solutions to the hardest problems in blockchain.



Need a visa or set up a company in Dubai? We help you set up your company and visa in Dubai with our web3 native team.



We provide Arweave-based infrastructures for anyone who wants to build on Web3 using everPay, Permaswap, PermaDAO, and the development tool: Web3Infra. We make developing on Web3 easy-to-do.



DL News is an independent news organisation that provides in-depth reporting on the largely misunderstood world of cryptocurrency and decentralised finance. From original stories to investigations, our journalism is accurate, honest and responsible.



Incentivizing Climate Action via regenerative cryptoeconomics

Gains Associates

Gains Associates

We screen and help best early stage crypto projects to launch through our trusted platform.


Patrick Aljord

Patrick Aljord

Organizer, yearn.finance and yearn.fi contributor. Author of mindwallet.

Katiuska Gamero

Katiuska Gamero

co-organizer @ETHDubai. Working on @Eli5CryptoAnime

Web3Dubai Meetup

Web3Dubai Meetup

Media Partner

DeFi Dubai Meetup

DeFi Dubai Meetup

Media Partner