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

· 4 min read

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

· 7 min read

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."

Areije Al Shakar

· 4 min read

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.

Entrepreneur Middle East Staff

· 6 min read

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.

Abdulla Almoayed

· 6 min read

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

· 5 min read

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

· 4 min read

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

· 6 min read

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

Ritu Marya & Shreya Ganguly

· 5 min read

How does Modi's Visit to 3 countries act as an adequate economic gain?

Prime Minister Modi to visit UAE, France and Bahrain to strengthen bilateral relations, economic sectors and strategic norms

Vinayak Sharma

· 3 min read

Setting A Precedent: Unlocking Arab Women's Potential In The Tech And Entrepreneurial Sector

One in three tech startups in the Arab world are run by women, significantly higher than in Silicon Valley, where female businesses only comprise 17%of the total.

Dr. Abdulhasan Al-Dairi

· 4 min read

A Progressive Perspective: Areije Al Shakar, Fund Manager, Al Waha Fund of Funds

The Senior Vice-President and Head of Development Services at Bahrain Development Bank -who is also the Fund Manager at Al Waha Fund of Funds- on how her country's initiatives are enabling not just its own but the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem

Tamara Pupic

· 12 min read