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Bahrain

Bahrain

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

Over 100 Industry Experts To Speak At Unbound Bahrain 2019 In March

Bigger and better than before, the second edition of the event, running from March 6-7, 2019, is expected to host 3,000+ startups, investors, and businesses.

We Got Funded: Bahrain-Born Food Tech Startup Eat On Its Recent Fundraising Win

Existing investors Tenmou, Pinnacle, and 500 Startups also took part in this round, and with this, the total funds raised by Eat are now at US$3.4 million.

Bahrain Development Bank Closes US$100 Million Al Waha Fund To Support MENA Startups

Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) has successfully closed its US$100 million venture capital "fund of funds" to support startups in Bahrain and across the MENA region.

Bahrain Development Bank Launches US$100 Million VC Fund

The Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) has kicked off the US$100 million venture capital fund of funds to support startups in Bahrain.

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