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StartUp Bahrain Week draws innovators and investors to leading entrepreneurial forums

Week-long events provide insights into business-friendly Bahrain as regional centre for startups Highlights Bahrain’s dynamic diversification drive towards a digital economy  Manama, Bahrain: 18 February 2019 – Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, Chairman of the Bahrain  Economic Development Board (EDB), Bahrain […]

Scaling Your Business: StartUp in the GCC and Bahrain

StartUp Bahrain Week returns with more support for founders than ever

Manama, Bahrain – Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, Chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB), StartUp Bahrain Week, the community-led festival of startup events, returned to Bahrain for the second time from 3-10 March. Startup delegations were able to attend a […]

EDB and Tamkeen Announce the “StartUp Bahrain Week” Activities

– Under Patronage of HRH Crown Prince – – Activities include five events, four competitions and over 30 leading local and international speakers – – Unbound to host two-day summit in Bahrain for the first time –  Manama, 25 February 2018: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and Tamkeen (Labour Fund) announced today the detailed […]

Startup Bahrain Week Supports the Future of Innovation in the Region

– Over US $100,000 awarded to innovative startups through hackathons and bootcamps – – Notable launches included Flat6Labs Bahrain, the accelerator’s first Bahrain programme – 11 March 2018, Manama, Bahrain: Startup Week Bahrain concluded this weekend at Bahrain International Circuit following a series of events, bringing together more than 2,500 members of the regional and […]

Bahrain Showcases Startup Ecosystem at RISE Hong Kong Summit

Economic Development Board – Manama: A high-level Bahrain business delegation, led by the Startup Bahrain initiative, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), Tamkeen (Labour Fund), Ministry of Industry Commerce and Tourism,  as well as startup accelerators Brinc and C5 and the Nest has attended the leading business and entrepreneurship event in Asia RISE Hong Kong Summit […]

UAE and Bahrain rise in world’s top 100 startup destinations ranking

Manama, June 18 2020: The UAE and Bahrain have ranked among the 100 top destinations for startups around the world, according to a new study by StartupBlink. The research firm’s annual Startup Ecosystem Rankings Report calculates a score for each country based on tens of thousands of data points gathered from more than 50,000 members […]

Bahrain aiming to be startup capital of the world

CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to David Parker, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Bahrain Economic Development Board, to find out how the Kingdom is leveraging cloud technology to position itself as a leading startup nation. Reposted from Tahawultech: The Bahrain government has been pursuing progressive new strategies that revolve around emerging technologies as part of its continued […]

Game of hubs: The battle for the Middle East’s startup capital

Image courtesy of Shutterstock For several years, Dubai, with its strategic location and stability, has been able to establish itself as the hub for the private sector across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena). Boasting superior infrastructure, vibrant cultural and entertainment lifestyle sector, the emirate has been able to attract expatriates from across the […]

Bahrain to host “StartUp Bahrain Week”

– Under the Patronage of HRH the Crown Prince – – The week will feature events to educate and enable entrepreneurs, whilst showcasing the sector’s vital role in economic diversification – Manama, 17 February 2018: Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Chairman […]

Bahrain takes to the road with start-ups

January 25, 2017 ​With a tech-savvy population, superbly qualified ICT workforce, strong entrepreneurial community and ready access to accelerators, incubators and angel investors, Bahrain is firmly established as a startup hub.   Our dedicated start-up initiative – branded StartUp Bahrain – is highly active in attracting start-ups, accelerators, incubators and potential investors. It recently [...]

5 Upcoming Tech Companies in Bahrain to Watch Out For in 2019

Bahrain’s business-friendly environment has already helped attract and nurture many startup businesses, and new startups are establishing themselves all the time. The tech startup industry, in particular, is thriving, helping to grow the Middle East technology sector and generating more jobs every year. Tech businesses new to Bahrain don’t need to navigate the startup process […]

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