Whether you are an early stage FinTech venture or a well-established financial institution, in Bahrain you will benefit from an advanced environment with unparalleled Islamic finance expertise.
Bahrain offers opportunities across all major aspects of finance, from banking and asset wealth management, to FinTech, insurance and Islamic finance. Welcome to Business Friendly Bahrain.
Bahrain is a gateway to the GCC region offering great access to Saudi Arabia’s market. Global IT companies choose Bahrain as a hub due to the availability of talent, cost competitiveness, ownership structure and market access to the overall region. According to World Bank Doing Business 2017 report, Bahrain was ranked 2nd in MENA in the ease of doing business index.
The fastest, cheapest and most efficient gateway to the region’s largest market.
Investment in education is growing quickly in Bahrain, making it a valuable opportunity for international education companies looking to tap into the GCC market. The Kingdom has an unrivalled commitment to education excellence, with the region’s longest-established education system. Combined with our dynamic economy and pro-business stance, this creates significant investment opportunities, particularly in specialised higher education and executive training.
The fastest, cheapest & most efficient gateway to the region’s largest market.
An initiative to raise awareness of women’s role in FinTech, cultivate new industry opportunities in Bahrain, and contribute to the development of an inclusive and supportive FinTech ecosystem.
Bahrain’s technology driven culture provides great potential for growth in the untapped digital content and e-commerce industry, with access to a talented, young and bi-lingual workforce.
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.