Bahrain to open dedicated fintech hub

November 6, 2017

 

The Bahraini Government and the region's Central Bank are backing the creation of a new fintech hub in a 10,000 square metre space overlooking the waters of Bahrain Bay and the Arabian Gulf.

Scheduled to open in February 2018, the hub will comprise co-working spaces, communal areas, workstations, hot desks, and a variety of other shared infrastructure designed to attract international corporate innovation labs and fintech start-ups.

FinTech Consortium, which runs similar facilities in New York and Singapore, has been appointed as the operator an