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Just a few weeks from now Bahrain will host the widely-anticipated “Startup Bahrain Week” from the 3rd to 8th of March, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB). In cooperation with Tamkeen (Labour Fund) as a strategic partner.

StartUp Bahrain Week organized by the StartUp Bahrain community is a community-led initiative to bring together the most exciting startup events and connect some of the brightest entrepreneurial minds in the region, with more than 2,500 people from around the world expected to participate. It will also offer a platform for emerging startups in the region a chance to demonstrate their abilities, network and pitch their unique ideas to key industry stakeholders.

The week-long activities will include more than 30 local and international speakers, four competitions, and five events. You can find more information on

“Supporting the startup sector is a major focus for the EDB, as they encourage growth, accelerate economic diversification and create jobs. Today, Bahrain offers an integrated ecosystem for technology-centric entrepreneurship to enable startups to grow and expand rapidly. This important event builds on a series of initiatives that are further strengthening Bahrain’s position as an ideal regional hub for entrepreneurs, offering an attractive environment that provides competitive advantages to grow in this dynamic sector,” said HE Khalid Al Rumaihi, Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board.

Meanwhile, as the strategic partner of Startup Bahrain Week, Tamkeen (labor fund) promises that it will be offering all necessary support and advisory services to up-and-coming businesses in the country, allowing them to develop a sustainable business model.

“The participation of entrepreneurs in the StartUp Bahrain Week will undoubtedly inspire them to learn about participants’ experiences and increase their contact with their partners in this sector,” said Dr. Ebrahim Janahi, Chief Executive of Tamkeen.

Visit the official Startup Bahrain Week website for more information on the week-long activities.