Zain Bahrain, a leading telecoms operator in the Kingdom, has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Flat6Labs Bahrain; a regional startup accelerator program that fosters and invests in bright and passionate entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas, providing seed funding, strategic mentorship, and creative workspace.
Zain Bahrain and Flat6Labs Bahrain will collaborate on several projects to boost and support innovative startups in Bahrain and to be the leader and official telecom partner to Flat6Labs Bahrain through being part of their high-profile day events, using their dynamic space to host Zain Bahrain events and becoming part of Flat6Labs Bahraini’s expert network of mentors.
In addition, Zain Bahrain will be providing Flat6Labs Bahrain exclusive telecom services, preferential packages, business enterprise packages as well as SIM cards.
Zain Bahrain Director of Communication & Investor Relations, Sh. Abdulla Khaled Al-Khalifa said: “It is a matter of pride for Zain Bahrain to be able to contribute to the growth of the Bahraini people and to become the official telecom partner to Flat6Labs Bahrain. The start-up and small business sectors play an important and growing role in Bahrain’s economy. With this partnership, it solidifies our role as a key enabler providing opportunities that contribute to the success of start-ups.”
Ryaan Sharif, Managing Director of Flat6Labs Bahrain commented on the occasion: “We are pleased to have Zain onboard as our Telecom Partner as we commend their contributions to Bahrain’s startup ecosystem. We hope to see other corporations following Zain’s example as we look forward to working closely with Zain in supporting both our program and more importantly our startups.”
Zain Bahrain’s partnership with Flat6Labs Bahrain is in line with its continuous efforts to support SMBs and startups in the Kingdom and position Zain Bahrain as the preferred business partner of choice.
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