Four local startups took to the stage in sixth StartUp Bahrain pitch
TDT | Manama
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StartUp Bahrain, the leading platform for startups in the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently hosted the sixth edition of the eagerly anticipated StartUp Bahrain Pitch series.
The event was organized in collaboration with key industry stakeholders, including the Ministry of Industry & Commerce, the Labour Fund (Tamkeen), the Bahrain Economic Development Board, and Bahrain Development Bank (BDB).
The Pitch event included a keynote speech by Talabat’s former CEO and Faith Capital’s Managing Partner, Mohammed Jaffar. Four Bahraini startups took to the stage to present their business ideas to judges that featured local and regional experts, including: Suhail Algosaibi, Founder and CEO of Falak Consulting, Passant Abed, Investment Professional at Shorooq Partners, Egypt, Tara Arnaout, Principal of BY Venture Partners, Dubai, and Shaheeda Abdul Kader, Investment Advisor at ShaheedaSays, Dubai.
Among the participating startups were Thrift It, a marketplace application that enables users to buy and sell second-hand clothing and accessories; Doctori, an online platform that makes healthcare accessible and available to patients, allowing them to reach their healthcare providers virtually; Fermendiet, a Bahrain-based factory that produces fermented foods beneficial for general health and fitness; and lastly Truckly, a logistics platform intended for supply chain management for B2B entities, bridging land transport carriers with shippers to streamline last-mile delivery services.