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Note: C5 Accelerator is no longer active in Bahrain, however, you can find a list of active accelerators in our ecosystem page.

If you’re confident that your startup packs enough heat to emerge a future-star in Bahrain’s thriving startup ecosystem,
C5 Accelerator has some awesome news for you.

The Cloud 10 Scalerator program, an initiative by C5 in partnership with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and Tamkeen, is making a comeback this year. And as always, it promises to make it easier for deserving startups to hit the next level of growth using cloud computing.

On the off-chance that you aren’t quite familiar with Cloud 10 Scalerator yet, it is an eight-week acceleration program powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), the heavyweight in the cloud industry worldwide. The program is designed to provide participants with an exhaustive platform featuring technical support and training, business mentoring, networking, and a shot at wooing investors.

More than 30 startups have graduated the program till date, including the likes of ONEGCC, Inagrab, Eazy Financial Services, and Swap, just to name a few.

Not just that, all participating startups will also enjoy access to state-of-the-art AWS services for enterprises, which can come handy on multiple fronts including in administration, innovations, while formulating strategies, and so on. The perks include, but not limited to:

  • Cloud: AWS Cloud credits
  • Capital: Access to capital
  • Capacity: Access to C5’s global network of mentors and investors
  • Clients: Access to transformative clients
  • Certification: Certificate of completion

In order to be a part of the Cloud 10 Scalerator program, your startup must be anchored in one of the following sectors:

  • FinTech
  • MedTech
  • Public Safety
  • Governance & Compliance
  • Energy & EcoTech
  • Cyber Security
  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data
  • Smarter Cities

So go ahead and apply today if you think your startup could use a renowned platform like C5 Accelerator to secure its rightful position in Bahrain’s fast-evolving startup scene.