Venture Acceleration Platform

The BFB Venture Acceleration Platform is designed to catalyse FinTech growth, provide a launch pad and bespoke go to market strategies for innovative FinTechs looking to maximise opportunities in the MENA region, Singapore and the United States.​ We offer FinTechs the opportunity to gain priority access and exposure to our growing number of influential partners across the Financial Services Industry and Corporate Sector.​ We aim to enhance the local ecosystem by enabling FinTechs to leverage Bahrain as hub for the wider region.


Research, specialist local knowledge and robust relationship network across multiple business lines providing deep industry insight

Opportunity to engage in roadshows and pitch to our growing portfolio of diversified partners 



Assist in PoC origination, client follow up and new client origination

Incubation under Bahrain FinTech bay, geared towards regional growth and expansion, accelerating go to market approach 


 Increase your chances of success

Lower Barrier to Entry

  • Direct exposure to decision makers in an exclusive partnership network

  • Specialist local market intelligence and expertise to map out customized go to

  • market strategies

  • Alignment with the Central Bank of Bahrain, the Bahrain Economic Development Board and other government entities

  • Marketing through our extensive digital reach

Speaking and Demo Opportunities

  • Large scale thematic conferences, curated events and workshops

Global Expansion

  • Global connectivity through our Sister Hubs in Singapore, San Francisco and Detroit

Global Access 

Our platform enables the interaction and engagement between all FinTech stakeholders to further market intelligence, partnership creation and the development of global FinTech ecosystems

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  • Exclusive exposure to cross industry, global partner network creating business origination and collaboration opportunities

  • Access to our international co-working spaces for client meetings, workshops, events and incubation

  • Work with global teams with deep industry insight and specialist local expertise 

  • Source diverse FinTech talent pools through our centralized platforms and network of educational institutions & academies 

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