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Strategic Partnership with Bahrain Credit | November 2021 Newsletter

November 30, 2021

 

Continue reading for the latest updates in the FinTech ecosystem.

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بنك البحرين الوطني يُعلن عن الفائزين في تحدّي الخدمات المصرفية الرقمية ضمن أسبوع البحرين في إكسبو 2020 دبي

November 23, 2021

 

كشف بنك البحرين الوطني (NBB) النقاب عن الفرق الفائزة بالمركز الأول والثاني والثالث ضمن تحدّي الخدمات المصرفية الرقمية، الذي أٌقيم بالتعاون مع خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية يوم الأثنين الموافق 22 نوفمبر 2021 خلال أسبوع البحرين الوطني في معرض إكسبو 2020 دبي. وقد تمكنت الفرق الفائزة من تطوير حلول مبتكرة وعملية ليتم استخدامها في التطبيق الجديد للخدمات المصرفية الرقمية التابع للبنك.

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Bahrain Credit Partners with Bahrain FinTech Bay to foster FinTech Innovation in the Kingdom

October 31, 2021

 

Bahrain Credit announces its strategic partnership with one of the leading FinTech hubs in the region, Bahrain FinTech Bay.

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Welcoming Fasset as FinTech Partners | October 2021 Newsletter

October 31, 2021

 

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Fasset, a regulated digital asset gateway bringing easy and frictionless access to the digital asset ecosystem. Fasset was the first company to enter the Central Bank of Bahrain's regulatory sandbox to provide tokenization services.

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National Bank of Bahrain announces the top 8 shortlisted teams participating in the NBB Digital Banking Challenge.

October 12, 2021

 

The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has announced the top 8 shortlisted teams participating in the NBB Digital Banking Challenge, held in partnership with Bahrain Fintech Bay (BFB).   The Bootcamp held panel sessions led by members of several departments from both NBB and BFB discussed a range of topics covering strategy and digital banking, transformation, rewards, and customer loyalty, with an introduction to Backbase and the digital platform, as well as project management, product development, and marketing and communications.

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A closer look at Bahrain's FinTech ecosystem | September 2021 Newsletter

September 30, 2021

 

We aim to identify the local FinTech industry's key growth drivers, key developments in the previous years, as well as evidence behind the growth of FinTech in Bahrain. 

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SC Women In Tech Program Winners Announced | August 2021 Newsletter 

August 31, 2021

 

We are delighted to announce the five winning teams of the 2nd edition of the SC Women in Tech Incubation Program. In addition, we launched the NBB Digital Banking Challenge in strategic partnership with NBB. Several new residents joined our ecosystem, followed by engaging partner updates.

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The National Bank of Bahrain in strategic partnership with Bahrain FinTech bay launches the NBB digital banking challenge

August 16, 2021

 

Manama, Bahrain -  The National Bank of Bahrain in strategic partnership with one of the region’s leading FinTech hubs, Bahrain FinTech Bay, launches the Digital Banking Challenge, and is accepting applications. 

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Highlights From Our Ecosystem | July 2021 eNewsletter

July 31, 2021

 

This month, we welcomed the three winning teams of the Build for Bahrain Acceleration Program and members of the U.S. Embassy Bahrain at our offices in Bahrain Bay to mark the successful end of the program, which was held in partnership with the U.S. State Department's MEPI. We are also delighted to welcome MEVP and RAED Ventures as part of our vast network of VC partners in an effort to bolster the FinTech ecosystem in the region.

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Build for Bahrain Acceleration Program Successfully Concludes

July 4, 2021

 

July 4, 2021 (Manama, Bahrain) - The Build for Bahrain Acceleration Program, held in partnership with Bahrain FinTech Bay and the U.S. State Department’s MEPI, has successfully concluded with the three winning teams completing the acceleration program and 3-month incubation period at Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB). 

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New Opportunities for Bahraini Startups | June 2021 eNewsletter

June 30, 2021

 

We are happy to announce our new partner network of VCs representing a diverse group of the region’s most active investment firms, focused on helping innovative startups grow. From an educational front, the Georgetown FinTech Program is still open for applications to its third cohort! In addition, the SC Women In Tech Acceleration Program shortlisted the top 10 teams. Continue reading for more details and the latest updates in the ecosystem.

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Bahrain FinTech Bay Launches Third Georgetown FinTech Program

June 21, 2021

 

June 21, 2021 (Manama, Bahrain) – One of MENA’s leading FinTech hubs; Bahrain FinTech Bay, launches the 3rd Georgetown FinTech Program supported by Tamkeen’s Individual Development Platform; accepting applications for its new cohort and creating opportunities for Bahrainis to be leaders to drive the evolution of a fast-changing digital economy.

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Highlights From Our Ecosystem | May 2021 eNewsletter

May 30, 2021

 

We are happy to announce our new partner network of VCs representing a diverse group of the region’s most active investment firms, focused on helping innovative startups grow. From an educational front, the Georgetown FinTech Program is still open for applications to its third cohort! In addition, the SC Women In Tech Acceleration Program shortlisted the top 10 teams. Continue reading for more details and the latest updates in the ecosystem.

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FinTech Bay Resident, Dawaleeb, Secures Funding

May 31, 2021

 

Dawaleeb, a resident at Bahrain FinTech Bay, has secured funding and is set to launch an advanced digital single-market tire platform, presenting unrivaled direct-to-customers packages and dealers' solutions with remarkable value benefits on tire sales in the GCC.

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Driving Bahrain's FinTech Ecosystem | April 2021 eNewsletter 

April 29, 2021

 

Explore the latest updates on our ongoing initiatives and the latest news from our partners and residents.

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Bahrain FinTech Bay joins efforts with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) to bolster PropTech in the Kingdom of Bahrain

April 13, 2021

 

(Manama, Bahrain) -  One of MENA’s leading FinTech Hub; Bahrain FinTech Bay joins efforts with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) to bolster PROPTECH within the Kingdom and make it a pioneer in the MENA region. The joint efforts of the two entities, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the National Real Estate Plan (2021-2024) will be accelerated to achieve a strong and sustainable real estate sector.

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’خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية‘ يتعاون مع ’مؤسسة التنظيم العقاري‘ لدعم التكنولوجيا العقارية في مملكة البحرين

April 13, 2021

 

المنامة، مملكة البحرين - ** أبريل 2021: أعلن خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية، المركز الرئيسي للتكنولوجيا المالية لأكبر في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، عن تعاونه مع مؤسسة التنظيم العقاري بهدف تعزيز التكنولوجيا العقارية داخل المملكة والمساهمة في جعل القطاع العقاري رائدًا على مستوى منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا. وأكد خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية تكثيف الجهود المشتركة بين الجانبين لتحقيق قطاع عقاري مستدام، وذلك تماشيًا مع رؤية مملكة البحرين الإقتصادية 2030 والخطّة الوطنية للقطاع العقاري 2021-2024.

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’خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية‘ يعلن عن شراكة استراتيجية مع ’R3‘ الرائدة في تزويد المؤسسات بتقنية ’بلوك تشين‘ بهدف دعم الجيل القادم من المبتكرين 

April 6, 2021

 

المنامة، مملكة البحرين - ** أبريل 2021: أعلن خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية، المركز الرئيسي للتكنولوجيا   المالية الأكبر في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، وشركة R3، المزود الرائد لبرامج سلسلة الكتل (بلوك تشين) للمؤسسات، عن إقامة شراكة استراتيجية بينهما مؤخّرًا، وذلك بهدف خلق الفرص للشركات الناشئة والمؤسسات. 

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Bahrain FinTech Bay announces strategic partnership with R3; leading enterprise blockchain software firm to support the next generation of innovators

April 6, 2021

 

(Manama, Bahrain) -  MENA’s largest FinTech hub; Bahrain FinTech Bay and R3; a leading enterprise blockchain software provider announced their strategic partnership earlier this month to create opportunities for startups and enterprises. The strategic partnership will provide key resources and tools for blockchain based startups and enterprises within MENA to test, validate and implement their products with end-users and accelerate their expansion within the ecosystem. 

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The latest news and updates from our FinTech Bay ecosystem | March 2021 eNewsletter 

March 31, 2021

 

Explore the latest updates on our ongoing initiatives and the latest news from our partners and residents.

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Driving Innovation In The Region For The Third Year | February 2021 eNewsletter 

Feb 29, 2021

 

Celebrating our Three-year Anniversary  - Over the years, we have built a holistic proposition for the Kingdom's ecosystem and have established a one-stop-shop for FinTech. Collaboration and partnership with government and industry have enabled us to collectively deliver on a unified vision to ensure Bahrain is on the global map for FinTech and create a competitive and conducive environment for entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators to thrive. The events of last year have laid down a marker for a permanent paradigm shift in consumer behavior across the region and the rapid growth of digitalization and accelerated the adoption of FinTech. Our purpose-built platform has supported all ecosystem players in growing our fintech sector, which has now firmly established itself to be strategic for economic growth and cross-border collaboration.

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The Latest News & Updates From Our FinTech Bay Ecosystem | January 2021 eNewsletter

Jan 31, 2021

 

Explore the latest updates on our ongoing initiatives and the latest news from our partners and residents.

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Jan 12, 2021

 

Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) and the FinTech Association of Israel -FinTech Aviv (FTA) have signed an agreement to cooperate and collaborate on matters of mutual interest relating to the development of the fintech industry in the region.

The agreement follows the signing of the Abraham Accords Peace agreement between Bahrain and Israel in September 2020.

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2020 Year In Review

Innovate For Bahrain

December 31, 2020

 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, “Innovate for Bahrain” was established - An initiative to locally drive solution sourcing in key areas such as business continuity, community, and healthcare. In collaboration with our founding partners, these programs invited innovative entrepreneurs and startups across the Kingdom to ideate and launch their digital solutions that support the nation’s response and recovery during these times.

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The latest news and updates from our FinTech Bay ecosystem | November 2020 eNewsletter

November 30, 2020

 

Explore the latest updates on our ongoing initiatives and the latest news from our partners and residents.

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Bahrain FinTech Bay Announces Partnership with the US State Department’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) to Launch the ‘Build for Bahrain’ Acceleration Program

October 26, 2020

 

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain; 25th Oct 2020 – Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) today announced its partnership with the US State Department’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), a program focused on emerging opportunities for citizens and organizations, to launch a virtual acceleration program called ‘Build for Bahrain’.

October 30, 2020

Shaping Bahrain’s Future through Innovation | October 2020 eNewsletter

This month, we were proud to launch the Build for Bahrain Acceleration Program, in partnership with the US State Department’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), which is a first-of-its-kind program in Bahrain that aims to drive innovation to help shape and future-proof Bahrain’s vision in becoming a digital economy. We also hosted an insightful webinar on private investment and technology alongside Arcapita, our Venture Acceleration Platform partner Delio and NBK Capital.

Carry on reading to explore the latest updates on our ongoing initiatives and the latest news from our partners and residents.

September 30, 2020

Championing Diversity in FinTech | September 2020 eNewsletter

From the launch of the Bahrain FinTech Gender Balance Report 2020, in partnership with the Supreme Council for Women, to the successful completion of the SC Women in Tech Incubation Program and the BENEFIT FinTech Award: FinTech for Open Banking, September was an eventful month driving growth in the FinTech ecosystem.

Carry on reading to explore the latest updates on our ongoing initiatives and the latest news from our partners and residents.

September 01, 2020

In collaboration with Bahrain FinTech Bay, Bahrain Islamic Bank Launches Exclusive ‘Digital Marketing – Tech Minds of Tomorrow’ Program

Manama, Bahrain, 01 September 2020: Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) announced its collaboration with Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) to launch an exclusive program entitled “Digital Marketing – Tech Minds of Tomorrow”, providing local talent and startups with the opportunity to develop a unique future-forward digital marketing tech program for the Bank’s Marketing division, which comes in line with the Bank’s commitment to continuous innovation.

September 01, 2020

بالتعاون مع خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية . البحرين الإسلامي (BisB) يطلق البرنامج الحصري "التسويق الرقمي – عقول الغد التكنولوجية"

المنامة، البحرين، 01 سبتمبر 2020: أعلن بنك البحرين الإسلامي (BisB) عن تعاونه مع خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية، لإطلاق البرنامج الحصري بعنوان: "التسويق الرقمي – عقول الغد التكنولوجية"، والذي يمنح الفرصة لكل من المواهب المحلية، والشركات الناشئة لتطوير برنامج تسويقي رقمي متقدم وفريد من نوعه لقسم التسويق بالبنك، وذلك تماشيًا مع التزامه المستمر بالابتكار. 

August 31, 2020

Explore the Ecosystem's cutting-edge solutions | August 2020 eNewsletter

Our monthly look at some of the FinTech ecosystem’s cutting-edge solutions. We are excited to share with you important updates on our ongoing initiatives and the latest news from our partners and residents.

August 18, 2020

Bahrain FinTech Bay Announces the Appointment of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board

Bahrain FinTech Bay Announces the Appointment of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board

July 29, 2020

Looking Forward | July 2020 eNewsletter

July was an eventful month in the FinTech Bay ecosystem. We were pleased to host the SC Women In Tech virtual challenge and virtual pitch, in collaboration with Standard Chartered Bahrain and the Supreme Council for Women, from which 11 teams were selected to proceed with the 8-week incubation program. We were also delighted to welcome our new resident, eTaxChain, the first-of-its-kind blockchain / software as a service solution in the tax sector in the MENA region.

July 13, 2020

World’s first Halal angel network teams up with Delio

An angel network that is among the first to penetrate the $5 trillion Halal consumer market has teamed up with UK fintech Delio to digitise the Halal investment market for angel investors across the globe.

June 30, 2020

Fostering the Future of FinTech. June 2020 eNewsletter

The month of June marked the beginning of exciting initiatives and programs aimed at fostering the future of FinTech. We launched the #SCWomenInTech Incubation Program and Virtual Challenge, in partnership with Standard Chartered and the Supreme Council for Women. We are also excited to announce the opening of applications for the third cohort of the Georgetown FinTech Program, an online program that will be taking place for 12 weeks from September 12th to December 6th, 2020.

Carry on reading to explore the latest news and initiatives in our #FinTechBay ecosystem.

June 03, 2020

عقدت مجموعة بنك ABC شراكة مع خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية

إنطلاقاً من التزامها بتطوير الخدمات المالية نحو آفاق جديدة، عقدت مجموعة بنك ABC وشركتاه التابعتان بنك "إلى" وشركة الخدمات المالية العربية شراكة مع خليج البحرين للتكنولوجيا المالية لتسريع نمو وتطوير منظومة التقنية المالية في البحرين والمنطقة.