This marks the 8th edition of the annual summit which will be featured as one of the official events of Global Entrepreneurship Week’s (GEW) and Bahrain’s exciting line-up of events. GEW is a critical week for the Kingdom, where Bahrain joins the world in celebrating a week each November that is dedicated to inspire and engage entrepreneurs across 160 countries, connecting its participants to a network of innovators and key stakeholders.
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With Tamkeen as the key Strategic Partner, the 2019 Summit is also supported by several ecosystem partners, namely Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB), Alba, First Energy Bank, Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) and Empire as event partners; alongside AlWaha Fund, Arabnet, Flat6labs, Start-Up Bahrain, Start-Up Magazine, MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF), Rowad, Brinc Batelco and 500 Startups as community partners.
Registration is now open through Tenmou’s website (www.tenmou.me) for investors, start-ups and individuals seeking to tap into the entrepreneurial scene.
The MENA Angel Investors Summit has witnessed consistent success year after year in light of its ability to effectively facilitate deal flow and connections between investors and start-ups in Bahrain and the region.
Bringing together innovators and industry leaders in a collaborative space, this year’s Summit will be dedicated to showcasing high potential start-up talents in Bahrain and MENA region by featuring 30 start-up pitches. The summit is aimed towards raising funds for start-ups and providing them with a platform to gain access to investment opportunities from multiple industries and different geographies across the region, ranging from Health-Tech and Fin-Tech to Education and Logistics. In addition, each participating start-up will have a slot at the Summit’s ‘Start-up Stations Section” to connect face-to-face with investors, mentors, and policymakers and to receive individualised feedback on their technology solutions.
Chief Executive of Tamkeen, Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, commented, “In Tamkeen we provide various types of support to develop the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the kingdom of Bahrain and encourage more Bahrainis to take the entrepreneurial path by equipping them with the training, advisory, grants and access to finance, alongside with partnerships and events that aims at promoting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Kingdom.”
“The 2019 MENA Angel Summit is one of key events as part of GEW Week Bahrain, this event plays a vital role in supporting local start-ups in their journey to growth, and their success is essential in order to develop a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Kingdom.” Dr Janahi added.
Chief Executive Officer of Tenmou, Mr. Nawaf Al Koheji, revealed,
“We are expecting an incredible turnout this year, we have a great selection of start-ups from different sectors from across the region. This summit provides the ideal platform for local and regional angel investors, venture capitalists and family offices alike, enabling them to explore vast opportunities and expand their investment portfolios.”
“We would like to thank our Strategic Partner, Tamkeen, and all of our event and community partners for their unwavering support. At the end of the day, our aim at Tenmou is to be the leader in driving investment flow in Bahrain’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and continue to provide high potential start-ups with the capital and knowledge to scale up their businesses,” he added.
To register for the 2019 MENA Angel Investors Summit please visit https://tenmou.me/, and follow @tenmoubh for updates on the Summit or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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