Millions of workers are urgently needed to fill vacant cybersecurity posts in companies worldwide to protect them from increasing attacks. A public-private collaboration backed by the City of Brampton in Canada is working with industry to build a new talent pipeline at pace.
The City of Brampton in Canada is incubating the world’s future economy while harnessing its momentum to become a blueprint for the type of location young CEOs and future founders will want to live and work in.
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance was attracted to Bahrain because of its forward-thinking regulations and abundance of tech talent. Richard Teng, Head of MENA, explains how his company hopes to build on these foundations to grow crypto adoption in the region.
Forward-thinking financial regulations in Bahrain not only allow fintech innovation to flourish, they are also increasing the sophistication of the country’s financial ecosystem. We meet Shaikh Mohamed Al Khalifa, chief digital growth officer at Batelco, to find out about two of the organisation’s new digital companies that are simplifying financial and communication activities for businesses and consumers.
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Get industry leading news, data and analysis delivered to your inbox
Three years ago, open banking platform Tarabut Gateway was just an idea. Now, it is a secure, regulated financial infrastructure that has been embraced by banks across the MENA region. CEO Abdulla Almoayed explains why it wouldn’t exist without Central Bank of Bahrain’s Regulatory Sandbox and how the latest injection of funding into the company could help it go global.
Bahrain’s digital transformation strategy builds on the country’s already-strong track record in ICT, which has gained global recognition, as well as its commitment to driver further growth and investment as it establishes itself as a hub for innovation. We meet Dr Khalid Almutawah, deputy CE, operation & governance, Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA), to discuss Bahrain’s digital success stories so far, including its ‘cloud-first’ policy, and how Amazon’s entry into the region could pave the way for other global tech players to follow suit.