Tamkeen is a semi-governmental organization in Bahrain tasked with making the private sector the key driver of economic development.
Tamkeen’s mandate revolves mainly around developing Bahrainis to allow for their effective competition in the labour market. Additionally, drive increased productivity and efficiency among businesses, and simultaneously help generate value-added job opportunities in the Kingdom.
Zain Bahrain is a leading telecommunications operator which has re-shaped Bahrain’s telecommunications experience with a bold and innovative technological and marketing approach. Zain continues to evolve and encompass new areas of growth with a promise of positioning the Kingdom at the forefront of the global telecoms industry.
Bahrain Development Bank’s (BDB) activities are focused on financing and development of small and medium businesses in addition to encouraging & supporting the entrepreneurship activities in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Working in-line with Bahrain Economic Vision 2030, BDB adopts a dynamic and effective strategy for stimulating entrepreneurial activity in implementing its plans for financing & advising small and medium businesses.
Rowad is an initiative launched by Bahrain Development Bank with the aim of providing entrepreneurs an access to Bahrain’s ecosystem through training programs, workshops, coaching programs, incubation and more. Rowad also links startup to financial support programs offered by BDB and other SME’s supporting organizations.
StartUp Bahrain is a community initiative that brings together entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, incubators, educational institutions, and the Bahrain Government, to promote startup culture in Bahrain.