With an ICT market growing faster than the rest of the Gulf, Bahrain fosters the ideal environment for startups and innovative ventures.
Bahrain's business environment is constantly evolving, through the simplification of processes, billions of dollars invested into infrastructure and real estate, and improved regulatory initiatives. Within this environment, the EDB also focuses on target sectors to drive investment based on areas of opportunity identified by economic markers.
Bahrain has established itself as a regional pioneer: with demonstrated commitment towards creating the conditions for business to flourish, a long history of diversification, a progressive outlook for the future.
Choosing to grow your business in Bahrain means having access to a deep and diverse talent pool, financial support through government funds, competitive employment costs and more.
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– Under Patronage of HRH Crown Prince – – Activities include five events, four competitions and over 30 leading local and international speakers – – Unbound to host two-day summit in Bahrain for the first time – Manama, 25 February 2018: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and Tamkeen (Labour Fund) announced today the detailed activities … Continued
– Under the Patronage of HRH the Crown Prince – – The week will feature events to educate and enable entrepreneurs, whilst showcasing the sector’s vital role in economic diversification –Manama, 17 February 2018: Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Chairman of … Continued
January 25, 2017 With a tech-savvy population, superbly qualified ICT workforce, strong entrepreneurial community and ready access to accelerators, incubators and angel investors, Bahrain is firmly established as a startup hub. Our dedicated start-up initiative – branded StartUp Bahrain – is highly active in attracting start-ups, accelerators, incubators and potential investors. It recently [...]
– Two-day event to feature Innovation Expo, pitch competition and hackathon – – Over $100,000 in prize money to be awarded over the two days – Manama, Bahrain, 27 February 2018: Focusing on key trends and developments in the digital economy, unbound Bahrain will host some of the Middle East’s most exciting entrepreneurs next week … Continued
December 30, 2015 Manama: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has partnered with 500 Startups, a leading global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley, and Microsoft, on the first-ever PreMoney MENA investor event held at the Bahrain Four Seasons Hotel. The conference focused on the most [...]