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Amazon Web Services to set up in Bahrain

AWS will be setting up it’s first Middle East Cloud technology data centre here in Bahrain and is expected to be operational by early 2019.    Bahrain was chosen by AWS as the right location after it decided to digitise all government and ministry operations through cloud services under a new strategy called Cloud First.  To […]

Bahrain Launches Largest FinTech Hub in the MENA Region

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and FinTech Consortium (FTC) have launched Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB), the largest dedicated FinTech hub in the Middle East and Africa.   Bahrain will be added to FTC’s global network of locations alongside New York and Singapore, and will be focused on assisting in the development of Fintech firms in the country.  […]

Central Bank’s New FinTech Unit

Bahrain’s Central Bank (CBB) has announced the creation of a FinTech Unit will be responsible for the supervision of licensed companies’ activities and operations, including cloud computing, payment and settlement systems, and monitoring technical and regulatory developments in the FinTech field, as well as for the approval process to participate in the Regulatory Sandbox.  For more […]

Bahrain hosts its 6th annual MENA Angel Investors Summit

The organizers, Tenmou in conjunction with the Economic Development Board, hosted the 6th edition of the Summit – which was aimed at showcasing Bahrain’s best practices in nurturing a thriving startup ecosystem. 30 startups from regions such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt, and Palestine attended along with more than 200 visitors.  Ideas were […]

New Project Awarded to UK-based Specialist Ordnance Survey International

‘Under the land’ mapping of Bahrains utilities is now being done by  UK-based specialist, Ordnance Survey International (OSI), aimed at improving the accuracy of the their location.  OSI is working with the partner Ministries such as the Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB), the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA), the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs, […]