Bahrain FinTech Bay has announced the Labor Fund “Tamkeen” as a strategic partner for its global blockchain conference, BlockOn 2018 — Redefining Finance, taking place on Nov. 22, at the Wyndham Grand.
The event will be held under the patronage of Khalid Al-Rumaihi, chief executive, Economic Development Board and chairman of the executive board of Bahrain FinTech Bay.
Tamkeen offers a myriad of financial and training support programs to Bahraini startups and SMEs including newly emerging fintech firms.
The conference expects to attract more than 300 global blockchain innovators and professionals including a diverse group of regulators, entrepreneurs, investors and financial industry executives who will convene to explore the rising opportunities and challenges presented by the industry.
Chief Executive of Tamkeen Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi said: “Fintech is already playing a key role in shaping the economic sector. Technological revolutions such as the fintech solution will lay a new foundation for the banking industry for many years to come.”
Khalid Saad, CEO of Bahrain FinTech Bay, added: “Tamkeen plays an instrumental role in helping drive the development of Bahrain’s private sector including the significant number of newly established fintech firms in the Kingdom.”