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Bahrain’s Labour Fund “Tamkeen” has announced the end of the semi-final round of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship with 21 Bahraini enterprises qualifying for the final phase of evaluation. Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship launched the semi-final phase, for its fourth edition, in November.
During that rigorous phase, the Technical Committee of the Award has held meetings with 35 outstanding Bahraini enterprises representing various economic sectors. The semi-final stage of the Award has witnessed a strong competitive spirit among the qualifying contestants which reflects the growth of the entrepreneurial landscape in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
As the final round begins, the jury panel of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship is set to commence the evaluation process of 21 finalists in order to determine the winners which will be announced during the Awarding Ceremony in December.
Finalists selected for each category represent a number of distinguished local businesses, as follows:
- Micro-Enterprise of the Year: Ahmed Al Awadhi for Doctori Online Services, Hala Sulaiman for Al Rawi Media, Salman Al Qarata for Tome Pollom,Mayssa Al Ghawas for Playworks, and Mohamed Jan Al Bloshi for Jan Click Media.
- Startup of the Year: Sh. Latifa Mohammed Al Khalifa for Clever Play, Nayef Al Alawi for Eazy Financial Services, Rashid Al Raifi, Ahmed Al Mannai and Abdulla Binhindi for Shepherd Design Studio, Yasser Hadi for Malaeb, and Abdulla Almoayedfor Tarabut Gateway.