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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 […]

Zu’bi & Partners Wins International Financial Law Review Middle East Awards for the 4th Year Running

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants (Z&P), Bahrain’s oldest established and leading law firm, and one of the region’s top tier law firms, has for the fourth consecutive year won the prestigious Law Firm of the Year 2017 award for the Kingdom of Bahrain. The award was presented to the firm at a grand […]

Kooheji Contractors Awarded New Marassi Al Bahrain Residences Construction Contract

Kooheji have been awarded the main construction contract of the 38,500-sq-m Marassi Boulevard residential building which will be a four building apartment complex in Bahrain’s new Marassi Bahrain development in Muhurraq. The area will also include the 2 new 5 star hotels, The Address Marassi Al Bahrain and Vida Marassi Al Bahrain, as well as […]

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 […]