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World Islamic Banking Conference – Bahrain

For 25 years, the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has solidified its reputation as the indisputable compass for the global Islamic finance and banking industry, building a robust platform that comprises of leading bankers, institutional investors, asset managers, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders from… Read More

Central Bank of Bahrain Signs MOU with MAS to Strengthen Cooperation in Fintech

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on Tuesday they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in fintech. According to the two organization, the MOU will support the sharing of information… Read More

Bahrain FinTech Bay Opens: Announces Startups & Founding Partners

Last week, the Middle East and African fintech hub, Bahrain FinTech Bay, announced it is now officially open for business. Along with its opening, it also announced startups and founding partners. Bahrain FinTech Bay claims it is the region’s largest fintech and is aiming to… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Announces New Fintech Cooperation Agreement With Bahrain

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, announced on Monday it has entered into a fintech cooperation agreement with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB). The organization noted that the agreement marks a significant first in the MENA region. Notably, with the new… Read More

Tramonex and NOW Money Join Central Bank of Bahrain’s Regulatory Sandbox: Ready to Play

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced two entrants into its regulatory sandbox:  Tramonex, a London-based forex cash management solution for businesses and NOW Money, the Dubai-based account and remittance service for low-income workers in the GCC. “We are pleased to welcome the first… Read More

Central Bank of Bahrain Issues P2B Crowdfunding Regulations

  The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has released regulations for debt based crowdfunding. Rules apply to both Shari’a compliant and conventional investments. It is expected that equity-based crowdfunding regulations will be announced later this month. The CBB announced that for the first time it will… Read More

Bahrain Signs Fintech Partnership with Singapore

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), Singapore Fintech Consortium (SFC), and the Dubai-asset management firm Trucial Investment Partners have partnered to create a new FinTech environment. This new agreement is a part of a wider partnership aiming to make Bahrain the region’s Fintech powerhouse. Khalid Al Rumaihi,… Read More

Bahrain Economic Development Board Announces Agreement With Singapore Fintech Consortium & Truical Investment Partners

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Singapore Fintech Consortium (SFC) and Truical Investment Partners to develop a fintech ecosystem and regulatory frame for the kingdom. According to EDB, the partnership aims to transform Bahrain into the… Read More

World Islamic Banking Conference – Bahrain

Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, we welcome you to the 22nd Annual World Islamic Banking Conference 2015 held in the Gulf Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain on 1, 2 and 3 December 2015. Organized… Read More

Brief: World Islamic Banking Conference Set to Hold Annual Event; Adds Crowdfunding to Topics of Discussion Agenda

  Last week, the organizers of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) announced that it will be adding crowdfunding into the topic of discussion during its annual conference that is being held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister… Read More

Crowd Valley & Gulf Wealth Management Partner on Investment Platform

Gulf Wealth Management (GWM) has asked Crowd Valley to assist in the development of a customer facing investment platform plus back office features for its digital wealth site targeting investors in the Arabian Gulf region. GWM has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise… Read More

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