California fintech company Aspiration Inc. is heading to Abu Dhabi. It will establish offices at Abu Dhabi Global Markets with support from Robert Downey Jr., Leonardo DiCaprio, and former Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer.
Access Abu Dhabi, a programme for business expansion run by Maven Global Access with funding from the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), supports aspiration by acting as a bridge for quick entry into the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The announcement was made during a discussion of Aspiration MENA's ambitious plans for the region with Vinoda Basnayake, President of Aspiration MENA, outside of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Aspiration is a company dedicated to tackling climate change that provides investors, consumers, businesses, and governments with access to carbon assets through investments, services, and products.