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First global fintech firm lists on Bahrain Investment Market

Gulf Daily News By Avinash Saxena   MANAMA: Sprinkle Holding, a capital markets focused fintech firm, has become the first company to list on the Bahrain Investment Market at the Bahrain Bourse (BHB). Launched in March 2017 with six authorised sponsors operating in it, the Bahrain Investment Market, or BIM, is an equity market designed … Continued

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Bahrain’s bankruptcy law one year on: an untested revolution

Dec 3 2019 by Asli Orbay The Kingdom  of Bahrain enacted a new bankruptcy law in December 2018, sweeping away its previous legislation and replacing it with a thoroughly modern toolkit. The law is a revolutionary improvement compared to what existed before, said lawyers polled by Debtwire. The financial crisis of a decade ago pushed various GCC countries … Continued

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Revealed: how Bahrain, India plan to seek closer economic ties

Sun 1 Dec 2019 by James Mathew Bahrain's ambassador to India, Abdulrahman M Al Gaoud, says IT and aluminium are key areas to develop ties Bahrain is looking to significantly increase trade and investment relations with India, with IT (information technology) and aluminium being among the top focus areas, the kingdom’s top diplomat in India … Continued

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Region’s leading personal finance comparison platform Souqalmal.com is now live in Bahrain

STARTUP MGZN, 2019 Souqalmal.com, the region’s leading personal finance comparison platform has officially launched operations in Bahrain. Not only was Souqalmal one of the first companies to be granted an e-broker license by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) back in June, it has now become the first aggregator to introduce insurance comparison services in the … Continued

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Attracting more than 5,000 participant and 45 local and regional speakers, Tamkeen concludes its fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Startup MGZN November 28, 2019 Tamkeen concludes its fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW 2019), a week that was filled with more than 45 activities and events that attracted over 5000 participants. The Global Entrepreneurship Week was held from November 17th until the 24th and it was celebrated all around Bahrain. The GEW events were organized by … Continued

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UAE National Day 2019: 10 reasons to visit Bahrain for the long weekend

The Kingdom has plenty to offer visitors from the UAE this December Dianne Apen-Sadler November 12, 2019 2:49 PM Picking where to go for the three-day public holiday in December isn’t easy: there are dozens of places around the GCC, or even further afield in India or Sri Lanka, that might have caught your eye. There are … Continued

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University of Strathclyde to teach ‘pioneering’ fintech degree in Bahrain

Director of the BIBF Ahmed Al Shaikh and David Hillier, associate principal and executive dean of University of Strathclyde Business School. Picture: Contributed. The University of Strathclyde has launched a financial technology Master’s course in Bahrain, believed to be the first programme of its kind in the region. The Scottish university will deliver a part-time … Continued

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Bahrain-Turkey trade set to grow

In 2018, trade volume between Turkey and Bahrain increased by 17% to exceed $500mln By Staff Writer, Gulf Daily News I see great potential for Bahrain-Turkey trade relations,” said Embassy of Turkey commercial counsellor associate Professor Guzin Bayar. “In 2018, trade volume between Turkey and Bahrain increased by 17 per cent to exceed $500 million. “However, … Continued

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Amazon Awards Specialized Cloud Computing Certifications to Employees of Five Government Entities

15 September 2019 Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS) – responsible for strategy, operations, sales and business development, awarded the AWS specialized certifications in the field of Information, Communication, and Cloud Computing to a group of outstanding employees from five public sector entities, out of 400 employees joined the … Continued

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