Bahrain FinTech Bay

As home to Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB), Bahrain is drawing companies from around the world working in areas ranging from big data and cryptocurrency exchanges to crowd-funding, payments and more. BFB is a public-private partnership between the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and FinTech Consortium. Bahrain is also actively investing in building a nurturing environment for technology and fintech startups with a vision to become one of the world’s most vibrant and welcoming startup hubs.

Startups based in Bahrain are bringing bold solutions to market in industries ranging from agriculture to healthcare to fintech and beyond. And as the site of the first Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center in the Middle East, Bahrain has the technological infrastructure to power innovation.

Bahrain is transforming the future of banking as a key leader in regional finance and financial services.

Financial services represent just one of the industries where Bahrain is seizing the opportunity to diversify its economy. Bahrain’s Bahrain Economic Vision 2030 outlines our commitment to diversifying our economy and building a better life for every Bahraini, all guided by the principles of sustainability, competitiveness, and fairness.

Bahrain’s Startup Ecosystem By The Numbers

120 Number of Innovative startups within the growing StartUp Bahrain ecosystem

34Number of accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces, and government entities in Bahrain to support startups