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‘Women are nearly a third of investors on Bahrain Bourse’

By Avinash Saxena on Gulf Daily News 09 March 2020 MANAMA: Women make up 29 per cent of total investors at Bahrain Bourse (BHB), and the value of shares held by them is currently BD580 million, Bahrain Bourse (BHB) chief operating officer Narjes Jamal has said. In a statement issued yesterday after BHB hosted a […]

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Delegation from Bilateral US – Arab Chamber of Commerce Visits Bahrain

November 11, 2014 ​Manama: Officials from the Economic Development Board (EDB) met a delegation from the Bilateral US – Arab Chamber of Commerce, who visited the Kingdom as part of a GCC tour. The US Delegation was led by Chairman of the Board, David L. Phillips, and consisted of 19 businessmen and women representing [...]

Leading German Companies Showcase Products and Services in the Kingdom

May 29, 2014 ​Manama: The Economic Development board welcomed the participation of leading German companies from a variety of sectors in the first combined German Breakfast & Catalogue Show, held in the Intercontinental Regency Hotel in the Kingdom of Bahrain.   Also participating in the show were high level business men and women, as [...]

Attracting more than 5,000 participant and 45 local and regional speakers, Tamkeen concludes its fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Startup MGZN November 28, 2019 Tamkeen concludes its fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW 2019), a week that was filled with more than 45 activities and events that attracted over 5000 participants. The Global Entrepreneurship Week was held from November 17th until the 24th and it was celebrated all around Bahrain. The GEW events were organized by […]

Jersey and Bahrain sign digital innovation agreement

Jersey and Bahrain have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to drive digital innovation across both jurisdictions, to encourage more women into the sector, and to assist entrepreneurs to create digital businesses, products and services – with a particular focus on those that will help the finance industry. The MoU has been […]

Bahrain EDB highlights the Kingdom’s competitive advantages through international meetings

January 01, 2015 ​The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) continued its efforts in promoting the Kingdom and driving foreign direct investment through a series of international meetings in Q4, 2014. These meetings targeted a number of sectors in multiple markets, and highlighted the Kingdom’s competitive advantages and opportunities provided by its open economic environment. [...]

Middle East’s biggest innovation festival Unbound returns to Bahrain

Anchor event of StartUp Bahrain Week draws over 75 speakers and 3,000 delegates from across the region and around the world Features innovative topics including building a sustainable tech ecosystem, the growing FinTech industry, artificial intelligence, sustainability, venture capital and blockchain BAHRAIN, 20 February 2019 – World-renowned innovation festival Unbound will return to Bahrain on […]

World Bank ranks Bahrain and UAE top Arab nations for human capital

Bahrain ranks first among GCC countries for academic achievement in Human Capital Index 2020 Manama, September 28 2020: The World Bank has ranked the UAE and Bahrain as the top destinations in the Arab world to invest in human capital, according to a new report. The Human Capital Index 2020 measures potential productivity in the health […]

Life on cloud Amazon

Few will have heard of it, or know its value, but Amazon Web Services is one-half of one of the world’s largest companies, Amazon.com Vogels believes the expansion of AWS’s cloud operations in Bahrain will benefit the entire region Twenty laps to go in the Hungarian Grand Prix, and World Champion Lewis Hamilton pits for […]

Bahrain EDB Wins Top Investment Promotion Agency

Published: May 2019 By: Adam Jones-Kelley Too often, newly elected politicians, posturing for their constituencies, publicly ponder cutting funding to investment promotion agencies “to cut government spending.” Too often, politicians are stupid. Look on the previous pages at the cities and countries ranked as the Best to Invest, those most successful in attracting investment 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 […]

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