Tamkeen to announce entrepreneurship award winners today
Bahrain’s Labour Fund (Tamkeen) will announce the winners of the fourth edition of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship (BAE) today. The award ceremony, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, will be held at the Isa Cultural Centre.
Winners will be announced for eight categories from a total of 21 nominated start-ups and SMEs. Jury members are CEO of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Islamic Bank, Hassan Amin Jarrar, CEO of SICO Bank, Najla Al Shirawi, Founding President of the American University of Bahrain, Dr Susan Saxton and Chairman of the World Business Angel Investment Forum, Baybars Atluntas.
There were three phases for the award starting with the application submissions in September, interviews conducted by the jury, and finally the evaluation phase. Since its inception in 2015, the BAE honours Bahraini entrepreneurs and celebrates their achievements, all while promoting a culture of innovation that facilitates the attainment of Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030.