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Outer Edge Web3 Innovation Summit Hits Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Outer Edge, Animoca Brands, and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) present a Summit on 23 April to highlight advances in Web3 and gaming ecosystem development in Saudi Arabia


Outer Edge, one of the pioneer events in the world of Web3, tech, culture, and entertainment, has announced a collaboration with Animoca Brands and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) to launch Outer Edge Riyadh on April 23. 

This exciting event marks Outer Edge’s move from Los Angeles to the Middle East, exhibiting the most recent breakthroughs in Web3 and gaming ecosystem development in Saudi Arabia.

Innovation and Collaboration in Saudi Arabia’s Tech Revolution


As Saudi Arabia continues its technological revolution, focused on strengthening its technology industry through the Saudi Vision 2030 plan, Outer Edge Riyadh encourages creativity and collaboration. The event, which has strategic agreements with Animoca Brands and KACST, intends to bring together global leaders in blockchain, AI, and gaming industries in Riyadh’s innovation hub, the Garage.

Mohammad Hadhrawi, General Manager of Gaming and Immersive Technologies Institute at KACST, emphasizes the institute’s commitment to advancing research and development in gaming and immersive technologies. Their collaboration with Animoca Brands aims to establish a physical Web3 hub in Riyadh, enhancing R&D efforts and offering tailored educational programs. Joshua Kriger, Co-founder of Outer Edge, adds to it, by expressing his excitement about expanding the platform’s reach to Saudi Arabia.

Outer Edge Riyadh, set to take place at The Garage, will feature prominent speakers such as Yat Siu of Animoca Brands, Calvin Zhou of Shrapnel, Salwa Radwi of Nuqtah, and others. Yat Siu highlights the significance of Outer Edge Riyadh in advancing the MENA region’s embrace of Web3 and blockchain technology.

Prominent Speakers and Immersive Experiences Await Attendees at Outer Edge

Yat Siu, the co-founder, and executive chairman of Animoca Brands commented: “Through our partnership with Outer Edge Riyadh we are honoured to help support the MENA region’s progress toward fully harnessing the power of Web3 and blockchain. Global leaders at Outer Edge Riyadh will gather to engage in spirited discussions, forge valuable partnerships and create new opportunities.”

Attendees can expect an immersive experience that explores the implications of decentralized Web3 and AI on society, covering topics like smart cities, gaming, esports, and art. The event anticipates participation from industry leaders, government officials, investors, and influencers from across the MENA region.

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