Bahrain

ADGM Signs MOU with Central Bank of Bahrain to Promote Fintech

Central Bank of Bahrain seems going on partnership spree this as week as they sign yet another MOU with Abu Dhabi Global Market following their earlier partnership agreement with the Monetary Authority Singapore. The agreement was signed in Manama, Bahrain

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Bahrain and Singapore’s Regulators to Join Hands Fostering Fintech Innovation

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster innovation in financial services between the two countries. This follows Bahrain’s series of strategies to bolster its fintech sector 

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Bahrain Has Big Plans for its Fintech Industry and Startups

The government of Bahrain wants to make the country the go-to place in the Middle East for fintech companies and it’s betting on its banking know-how to help it establish a healthy fintech ecosystem. Bahrain has one of the freest

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An Islamic & Sustainable FinTech Center launched in Bahrain

Bahrain FinTech Bay announces the launch of the Global Islamic & Sustainable FinTech Center (GISFC) with local, regional and international members. GISFC, builds on BFB’s diverse network of partnerships locally, regionally and internationally, and aims to help accelerate the use

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Bahrain Gets Another US$100 Mil Fund, This Time Specifically for Fintech Startups

Earlier this year, Bahrain Development Bank launched its Al Wafa fund of funds, with USD100 million available for tech startups in Bahrain. Now, the Economic Development Board (EDB) is also launching a fund worth USD100 million, but this time specifically

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Blockon Bahrain: A Blockchain Conference and Platform for Bahrain

Bahrain FinTech Bay announces the launch of BlockOn 2018 Conference which will take November 22nd. BlockOn is a Blockchain and Cryptocurrency platform for corporate incubation projects consisting of seminars, panels, keynotes and fireside chats accompanied by roundtables and demos to and

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Middle East: Where To Stay At While Attending these 7 Fintech Events

Whether you’ve registered your  for these upcoming fintech events, or are still considering whether to attend, booking your accommodation early is always advisable in order to ensure a hassle-free trip. Here are some of the closest hotels to the conference venues;

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First FinTech Corporate Accelerator Programme with American Express in Bahrain

Nest announced its market entry into the Kingdom of Bahrain with the launch of the very first global corporate fintech programme in the region, ACCELERATE ME, in partnership with American Express Middle East. Nest and American Express Middle East will be

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National Bank of Bahrain Announces Digital Transformation Strategy

NBB announced details of the Bank’s strategy for its digital transformation, which centres on better meeting the fast-evolving needs of customers and modernising every aspect of its banking experience through the strengthening of its digital capabilities. Comprised of several important components,

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Bahrain Witnesses Key Fintech Developments

Over the past year, Bahrain’s fintech ecosystem has witnessed several key developments including the launch of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) dedicated Fintech and Innovation Unit and regulatory sandbox, two initiatives that highlight the growing market demand and interest

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