March 15, 2020
MANAMA: Bahrain FinTech Bay launches its first FinTech Accelerator Program and announces its partners.
Applications opened January 2020 for the program and is set to kick off on May 1st, 2020.
The program, which is hosted by Bahrain FinTech Bay, invites FinTech startups to apply from across the world who have a minimum viable product and are seeking to expand in the Middle East.
FinTech startups that have solutions based on blockchain, crypto assets, insurtech, cybersecurity and data science, payments and remittances, open banking, regtech, financial health & inclusion or wealthtech can apply by the 31st of March, 2020.
Backing the project are members of Bahrain FinTech Bay’s founding partners including: Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB), Kuwait Finance House (KFH), Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) among others. The partners are committed to working with emerging technologies from the region and around the world.
The curriculum will provide early stage startups with the business organizational and planning tools that are needed to scale which include topics ranging from business planning, branding and management and governance as well as much more.
Teams will have access to mentors with deep industry and technical knowledge, access to a wide network of potential customers and investors, co-working space, and a robust program designed for early stage startups.
For more information and how to apply please visit :https://www.bahrainfintechbay.com/fap