Bahrain

Bahrain's Rain Management Aims To Increase Crypto Assets Adoption After Raising US$6 Million In Series A Funding

With an aim to expand through the Middle East and work with diverse regulators, the co-founders hope to further their vision of mass adoption of crypto assets in the region.

2020, The Year That Was: Abdulla Almoayed, Founder And CEO, Tarabut Gateway

Given his enterprise's focus, Almoayed likens the accelerated digital adoption the region saw in 2020 as having been a wake-up call for businesses and industries that had ignored this shift in the past.

Aby Sam Thomas

Go Big Or Go Home: More Middle Eastern Boldness Is Needed To Break "The Scale-Up Ceiling"

VCs investing in the region have been right to be cautious so far, but now it's time for them to show a little Middle Eastern boldness of their own.

Bahrain: A Fintech Frontier Calling For Pioneers

Catalyzed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, something more radical than even the unprecedented consumer uptake of financial technologies is taking place in the GCC fintech space.

Dalal Buhejji

Healthtech Startup Doctori Emerges To Offer Telemedicine Solutions In Bahrain

The app allows patients to speak to doctors via video consultations for non-urgent medical advice, get lab tests delivered, and receive prescriptions as well.

Pamella de Leon

Connecting The Dots: The Pros And Cons Of Virtual Due Diligence

"In many ways, for the VC world, the pandemic is business as usual. Innovation never sleeps, and neither does the money that funds it."

Arab Youth Center Announces Inaugural Youth Hackathon To Combat Challenges Related To The COVID-19 Crisis In Arab Societies

The contest is to be held over a three-week period from May 12 to May 31 and encourages Arab youth to provide technically innovative and implementable solutions to the current challenges.

What Does It Mean To Be Truly Digital? A Global Crisis Exposes The Cracks

Economies hitherto almost entirely reliant on a single commodity are now boasting burgeoning and increasingly thriving tech ecosystems. But in many ways, we are still behind the curve.

The Advent Of Digital Asset Regulations In The GCC Is Good For The Region's Startup Landscape

While some might view regulations as a hindrance to innovation and creativity, in many cases, it actually supports entrepreneurs and startups to be able to innovate, create, and market their products and solutions in a legally and regulatory supportive environment.

Kokila Alagh

Embracing Gender Diversity In Entrepreneurship Across The Middle East

Arab countries have begun to recognize that gender parity is both an economic and strategic imperative.

Dalal Buhejji

Maya La Chocolaterie Founder And CEO Sonya Janahi On Building A Bahraini Brand That's Going Global

If you've ever dreamt of owning your own chocolate factory, this entrepreneur is sure to spark some envy in you.

Pamella de Leon

Bahrain's Push to Fintech by Central Bank

Given the extreme pace at which digital transformation is happening in the financial services sector, Central Bank of Bahrain adapted innovation to ensure that the country remains a thriving financial hub