Topic: Bahrain

Savii Banking

UAE’s Neobank Savii Closes Pre-Seed to Launch in Bahrain

Savii Banking, the first female-founded neobank in the GCC, has raised a Pre-Seed fund to launch its services in Bahrain. Founded in 2021 by Jane Harvey and Nichola Collinson, Savii targets unbanked teens aged...
CoinMENA Raises $9.5M Seed Fund

CoinMENA Raises $9.5M Seed Fund

Bahrain-based CoinMENA has raised $9.5M in its first seed funding round led by BECO Capital, Kenetic, Arab Bank Switzerland, Bunat Ventures, Alameda Research, Rua Growth Fund, and Girnas Capital. In addition to a number of...
Facebook drives OSN online sales up 6 times in Q4

Facebook drives OSN online sales up 6 times

The Middle Eastern TV operator, OSN, saw online sales rise by 6.3 times after using Facebook website conversions ad objective. Promoting its new online-only subscription package, "El Farq." Formed in 2009, OSN is the leading...
Bahrain Enacts UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

Bahrain Enacts UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

In a global first, Bahrain has enacted the Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records (MLETR), developed by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). The move is part of a series of...
Spotify is now available in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify is now available in the Middle East and North Africa

The music-streaming service Spotify went live in 13 countries across the Middle East and North Africa today, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, UAE, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Kuwait. Spotify Premium...
Spotify Will Only Cost EGP49.99 Per Month in Egypt

Spotify Premium Will Only Cost EGP49.99 Per Month in Egypt

Spotify is reportedly launching in Egypt and the MENA region this November, Spotify premium access will cost EGP49.99 per month, $2.7 approximately. Spotify Premium will be available with the offer of a one-month free ­trial,...
Namshi Unveils Key Trends For The Season

Namshi Unveils Key Trends For The Season

It’s time to revamp your wardrobe, alright! Specially curated by the fabulous fashion team at Namshi, this season’s trend edit unveils a selection of contemporary outfits for the modern woman. From feminine silhouettes and...
Bahrain’s Jehan Abdulkarim Among Holmes Innovator 25 EMEA

Bahrain’s Jehan Abdulkarim Among Holmes Innovator 25 EMEA

Bahraini national and accenture’s marketing and communications director Jehan Abdulkarim has become the first Gulf national marketer to be named as the first Holmes Report Innovator. "The region’s talents are making their mark globally" Since launched...
AWS opens in Middle East

Amazon Web Services To Open Its Data Centers in the Middle East By Early...

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region will consist of three Availability Zones at...