Tag "Central Bank of Bahrain"

Bahrain Islamic Bank Announces Winner for BisB Innovation Challenge

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) announced that Verofax, a Malaysian-based asset digitisation and traceability services provider, as the winner of its ‘BisB Innovation Challenge’. The bank had collaborated with the FinHub 973, Central Bank of Bahrain’s digital lab for this fintech

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Bahraini Crypto Startup Rain Financial’s $6 Million Funding Round Joined by Coinbase

Rain Financial Inc, a licensed cryptocurrency platform and custodian, announced that it had raised $6 million during a Series A funding round. The round was led by Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), a venture capital firm in the Middle East,

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FinHub 973: Central Bank of Bahrain Launches a Digital Fintech Lab

The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced the launch of FinHub 973, a digital fintech lab in the region. The platform was launched in cooperation with the Bahrain Economic Development Board, Bank ABC, ila Bank, BENEFIT, National Bank of Bahrain

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Bahrain Issues Final Rules on Insurance Aggregators

The Central Bank of Bahrain issued the final rules on “insurance aggregators”. Mr. Abdul Rahman Al Baker, Executive Director of Financial Institutions Supervision, said, “The introduction of insurance aggregator rules is a first step for the CBB towards “Insuretech”, a

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Bahrain to Introduce Regulation for Robo-Advisors

The Central Bank of Bahrain has today issued the Directives on “Digital Financial Advice”, better known as robo-advisors to most. This was issued following an industry consultation process. Mr. Khalid Hamad, Executive Director of Banking Supervision,Central Bank of Bahrain said,

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Bahrain Central Banks Draft Rules on Crypto-Asset Platform Operators

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has issued for consultation, the draft rules on Crypto-asset Platform Operators (CPO) which provides a regulatory framework for the licensing and supervision of crypto-asset services including those provided by a platform operator as a principal,

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3 Key Ways Bahrain’s Central Bank is Trying to Woo Fintech Startups

Over the years, Bahrain has become a significant fintech presence in its own right, and seems set on entering a new phase of growth. The region launched its own fintech hub that has housed some amazing projects, and in more

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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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