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Bahrain signs with Singapore Fintech Consortium and UAE’s Trucial Investment Partners for FinTech ecosystem and regulatory framework

March 29, 2017 ​The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), FinTech incubator and ecosystem builder Singapore Fintech Consortium (SFC) and Dubai-based asset management and advisory firm Trucial Investment Partners have partnered to develop a FinTech (financial technology) ecosystem and regulatory framework for the Kingdom.   The framework role is part of a wider partnership collaboration [...]

Bahrain and FinTech Consortium launch the largest dedicated FinTech hub in the Middle East and Africa

Manama, 5 November 2017: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (“EDB”) and FinTech Consortium (“FTC”) announced today the launch of “Bahrain FinTech Bay” (“BFB”), the largest dedicated FinTech hub in the Middle East and Africa. The new hub aims to further the development and acceleration of Fintech firms as well as the interaction between investors, entrepreneurs, […]

Standard Chartered partners with Bahrain FinTech Bay to foster fintech innovation in the Kingdom

Manama – Bahrain – Standard Chartered and Bahrain Fintech Bay announced a strategic partnership to support Bahrain’s fintech sector and industry, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. Standard Chartered and Bahrain FinTech Bay will work together to offer thought-leadership and mentorship programs to the growing fintech industry and share innovative market expertise and solutions […]

Central Bank of Bahrain Announces Landmark Regulatory Sandbox for Fintech Startups

June 14, 2017 Manama, 14th June 2017 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced new regulations to create a regulatory sandbox that will allow startups and fintech firms to test and experiment their banking ideas and solutions. The creation of the regulatory sandbox provides an opportunity for fintech businesses around the [...]

Bahrain FinTech Bay highlights launch with announcement of startups and founding partners

Manama, 21 February 2018: Bahrain FinTech Bay (“BFB”), the largest Fintech hub in the Middle East & Africa, is pleased to announce its Founding Partners, coinciding with its launch today in Bahrain. BFB is the region’s largest fintech hub and will work with established industry leaders and new entrants from Bahrain, the region and around […]

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ADGM and Bahrain Economic Development Board Sign Region’s First Mena Fintech Agreement

8 January 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE / Manama, Bahrain: Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) have entered into a Fintech cooperation agreement, marking a significant first in the MENA region. Signed between two of the leading MENA Fintech hubs, the agreement represents […]

Middle East’s FinTech revolution to be showcased in Bahrain

Financial and technology sectors converge for a week of events, conferences and workshops promoting the dynamic FinTech industry  Global tech innovator and Apple Computers co-founder Steve Wozniak headlines The GCC Financial Forum on 26-27 February, co-hosted by Euromoney Conferences  Manama, Bahrain: 11 February 2019 – Bahrain’s central role in the rapidly developing world of FinTech […]

Central Bank of Bahrain launches a first of its kind fintech platform to drive innovation in the region

FinHub 973 launched in cooperation with the Bahrain Economic Development Board, Bank ABC, ila Bank, BENEFIT, National Bank of Bahrain and Bahrain Islamic Bank FinHub 973 will be powered by Fintech Galaxy’s FinX22 Innovation platform The platform aims to stimulate innovation opportunities, connect financial institutions in Bahrain to fintech startups from across the globe, and […]

Bahrain Fintech Bay announces new CEO

Published by Arabian Business on 28 Jan 2020 Bahrain Fintech Bay (BFB) on Tuesday announced changes to its leadership team, with Khalid Dannish being promoted to the role of CEO, effective from February 1. The appointment follows the departure of founding CEO Khalid Saad who will be leaving to pursue his own Fintech ventures that aim to […]

Bahrain highlights its plans to target InsurTech as part of its FinTech strategy during UK Roadshow

Manama, 14th May 2019: A Bahraini delegation led by His Excellency Rasheed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) concluded a successful visit to the UK. The delegation attended the renowned Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS), where senior executives from the Central Bank of Bahrain, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), National Bank […]

University of Strathclyde to teach ‘pioneering’ fintech degree in Bahrain

Director of the BIBF Ahmed Al Shaikh and David Hillier, associate principal and executive dean of University of Strathclyde Business School. Picture: Contributed. The University of Strathclyde has launched a financial technology Master’s course in Bahrain, believed to be the first programme of its kind in the region. The Scottish university will deliver a part-time […]

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