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BlockOn 2018 was a massive success thanks to you!

We would like to thank our sponsors, speakers and attendees for their generous support on our inaugural BlockOn Conference 2018, which was held in strategic partnership with Tamkeen and Bahrain EDB, under the patronage of Khalid Al Rumaihi, CE of Bahrain EDB. Our BlockOn Conference witnessed over 300 attendees comprising of local, regional and global blockchain innovators and professionals, where they explored the rising opportunities and challenges presented by the industry with a focus on training and development on the basics of blockchain. Click here for our BlockOn newsletter recap.

BlockOn 2018 - Redefining Finance on National Television!

MANAMA - Bahrain FinTech Bay's global blockchain conference, BlockOn 2018 - Redefining Finance, took place on Nov. 22, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand, Bahrain Bay under the patronage of Khalid Al-Rumaihi, Chief Executive, Economic Development Board (EDB) and Chairman of the Executive Board of Bahrain FinTech Bay. BlockOn 2018 welcomed over 300+ attendees and 25+ global and regional thought leaders in the blockchain scene. It was a day packed with inspiring talks, interactive workshops, insightful panel discussions and networking with the financial services industry's blockchain enthusiasts of diverse backgrounds. Click here for more information.

BlockOn Conference 2018

MANAMA - Bahrain FinTech Bay's global blockchain conference, BlockOn 2018 - Redefining Finance, gears up to train C-level executives, innovation leaders and developers in Blockchain theory and its practical application. The event is taking place on Nov. 22, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand, Bahrain Bay under the patronage of Khalid Al-Rumaihi, Chief Executive, Economic Development Board (EDB) and Chairman of the Executive Board of Bahrain FinTech Bay. Click here for more information.

Detroit FinTech Bay Announces Flagstar Bank as First Founding Partner

DETROIT, Mich., Nov. 14, 2018 – Detroit FinTech Baytoday announced its first founding partner for the North American FinTech hub: Flagstar Bank,a home-grown bank with 100 branches in Michigan and home loan locations across the country. “We are pleased to have Flagstar on board as our first founding partner in Detroit,” said Maissan Almaskati, managing partner of the FinTech Consortium. “Flagstar’s commitment to fintech, and especially their commitment to Detroit and Michigan, make them a great fit for Detroit FinTech Bay. Their investment in Detroit’s fintech ecosystem comes at an important time in their history, as great strides are being made in Flagstar’s fintech offerings.” As the nation

Bahrain-Singapore financial cooperation signed

Manama, Nov. 13: The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster innovation in financial services between the two countries. The MoU aims at mutual cooperation, supervision and support between the Central Bank of Bahrain and Monetary Authority of Singapore to facilitate the exchange of information on trends and developments in emerging fintech and innovation projects in Bahrain and Singapore. The MOU will also contribute to a common framework to help fintech companies prepare for regulatory requirements in both countries. Rasheed Al Maraj, Governor of the CBB said, "This MOU represents our ongoing coop

October 2018 e-Newsletter

Welcome to our October monthly newsletter! In this month, we give you an overview of what we have achieved in the FinTech ecosystem. Get a chance to see all the events we have participated in, our upcoming events and the launch of our newest publications. Scroll down to read more about our latest developments! Click here for our newsletter.

Bahrain recognized for winning MENA FinTech Hub of the Year award

TeamBahrain is proud to be recognized for winning the 'MENA FinTech Hub of the Year' by Fintech Galaxy, a digital group finance platform, in collaboration with Entrepreneur Media Media Middle East, a leading regional business magazine, at #FinX2018 #Dubai. The Central Bank of Bahrain, Bahrain EDB and Bahrain FinTech Bay play an important role in pioneering an innovative FinTech ecosystem for the Kingdom's regulators, banks, accelerators and investors. Bahrain was also recognized for the creation of a regulatory environment that fosters innovation in the region's financial services industry. Albaraka Islamic Bank was also recognized for winning the 'Best Innovative Islamic Bank of the Year' a

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