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Bahrain FinTech Bay April 2019 e-Newsletter

This month is filled with many new partnerships and beginnings for the FinTech Ecosystem. We are excited to announce our partnership with Visa and our newly appointed Advisory Board chairs. Also, get to see how open banking services and Insurance Aggregator Module will be introduced into the Kingdom. Click here to read more.

FinTech Consortium Announces The Launch of Silicon FinTech Bay

Redwood City, Calif., May 29, 2019 - FinTech Consortium USA (FTC) today announced the launch of Silicon FinTech Bay (SFB), a fintech corporate acceleration and startup incubation hub located in Redwood City. The announcement marks the first opening of a physical North American location for the global FinTech brand. DBM Cloud Systems, Flagstar Bank, Franklin Templeton, Fujitsu Laboratories of America and Principal Financial Group are welcomed as initial founding corporate partners, in advance of SFB’s June opening. Furthermore, Greg La Blanc, faculty director of the Berkeley Fintech Institute and distinguished teaching fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business,

Virtual Hard Hat Tour at Silicon FinTech Bay

Silicon FinTech Bay is a dedicated FinTech co-working incubator located in the heart of downtown Redwood City, California. Click here to watch the virtual hard hat tour of Silicon FinTech Bay (SFB) by Rick Frisbie, CEO of SFB. Behind the camera: Bill Makris, Venture Partner of SFB

A Glimpse of Silicon FinTech Bay

​Silicon FinTech Bay is under renovation! Our fully equipped space is dedicated exclusively to FinTech innovation, providing an ideal environment for meeting development goals and achieving corporate initiatives. We cannot wait to launch our office and kickstart our advancement of FinTech.

Bahrain FinTech Bay Announces the Appointment of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board

Manama, 14/05/19 Bahrain FinTech bay is pleased to announce that Ahmed Albalooshi, CIO at Al Baraka Banking Group has been elected as Chairman of the Advisory Board. Guru Jay, Group Head of Technology at Ahli United Bank has been elected Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board. We would like to take the opportunity to thank our outgoing Chairman Yaser Alsharifi and Andrew Sims, Vice-Chairman for their extensive efforts. We look forward to working ever more closely with our Advisory Board to drive the growth of both Bahrain FinTech Bay and the FinTech ecosystem.

Visa Partners with Bahrain FinTech Bay to Further Develop Bahrain’s FinTech Ecosystem

Visa has partnered with Bahrain FinTech Bay to further support the development of the FinTech ecosystem in Bahrain. Bahrain FinTech Bay was established a year ago and has around 100 partners including financial institutions, technology companies, FinTechs, public institutions, educational institutions and others to drive innovation and the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Bahrain Fintech Bay is part of the Fintech Consortium’s global hub network. The partnership will focus on the development of joint innovation and educational initiatives alongside a payments focused event to discuss the latest trends in payments, e-commerce, security and risk. In addition, it will contribute to both the regional

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