The region’s hottest startup ecosystem, the home of technology startups.

StartUp Bahrain is the Bahrain ecosystem for innovative digital startups. It’s made up of startups, corporates, investors, accelerators, incubators, educational institutions, the Bahrain government, and you!

Join us and become part of the region’s most exciting startup community.

Some of what StartUp Bahrain has to offer you.

Get to know what’s within, meet your first steps, learn from the best, develop an edge, and more.


Find the coolest events in the ecosystem; workshops, talks, conferences, and more. Submit your own too!


The ecosystem players make it all happen. They all move the needle and drive forward the StartUp Bahrain mission.

News & Opinions

Be informed with news, learn from deep insights, and stay sharp with guides around the startup scene.

StartUp Bahrain Guide

A handy guide to everything StartUp Bahrain. Everything you need to know, from launching, networking, hiring, to funding.


Frequently Asked Questions

Check out our regularly updated frequently asked questions page. You’ll most likely find the answer you’re looking for.


Why Bahrain?

Bahrain is the perfect launchpad for startups in the region. Learn all the reasons why, and more here.

Engage with like-minded people, find the perfect co-founder, or learn from others’ successes, meet the ecosystem, join its active event scene.

Find the next awesome event happening within the StartUp Bahrain ecosystem in the events page. In the meantime, here are some great shots from previous events that capture the spirit of the ecosystem.


A vibrant and growing startup scene with nurturing stakeholders.

Below, are some but not all of the community players that make up the StartUp Bahrain ecosystem.

  • C5 Accelerate
  • Brinc-Batelco IoT Hub
  • Nest
  • Brilliant Labs
  • Flat6Labs
  • Bahrain Business Incubator Centre
  • Riyadat
  • Bahrain Fashion Incubator
  • Corporate Hub 9
  • Tamkeen Bahrain
  • Bahrain Development Bank
  • Economic Development Board
  • Ministry of Industry, Commerce, & Tourism
  • Bahrain FinTech Bay
  • Rowad
  • Google Developer Group
  • Startup Evenings
  • Fablab
  • Unreal Bahrain
  • Tenmou
  • 500 Startups
  • Angivest Ventures
  • C5 Capital
Co-Working Spaces
  • Co.Lab
  • Space 340

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