KPMG in Bahrain is gearing up to host Bahrain’s Tech Innovator competition finale


Bahrain’s top tech innovators competition finale will be hosted online on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, to crown the Kingdom’s top tech innovators, who are ready to become the next tech titans. KPMG in Bahrain has launched the KPMG Private Enterprise Tech Innovator Bahrain competition following the the success of KPMG’s Best British Tech Pioneer, which has crowned innovators such as Echo Health and What3Words. 

“We are pleased to announce the for Bahrain’s Top Tech Innovators competition. The Covid-19 pandemic has showcased the imminent need to adopt and integrate technology in everything we do. The increase in technological advancement leads to the imminent need to develop innovative solutions to meet customers’ expectations, maintain growth and stay competitive.”  said Harish Gopinath, Partner, KPMG Enterprise at KPMG in Bahrain

The shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity to be recognized as one of Bahrain’s most successful technology innovators. They will pitch their solutions to a panel of esteemed judges from a range of organizations representative of the marketplace in the Kingdom of Bahrain, along with KPMG’s subject matter experts.

The winner of the competition will be announced on 26 August 2021. The winning company will gain exposure by being featured in KPMG’s “Winners’ Report” and media profiles. The Tech Innovator in Bahrain, and the winners from each of the other participating countries, will progress to the Global Tech Innovator final at Web Summit 2021 in Lisbon in November, where they will be recognized on the global stage.

About the competition:

The inaugural KPMG Private Enterprise Tech Innovator competition is being hosted in the following 17 countries. The tech innovator finalist in each country will be recognized on the world stage at Web Summit 2021 where they will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their growth plans. 

  • Bahrain 
  • Brazil 
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • India 
  • Ireland 
  • Israel 
  • Mexico 
  • Nordic Region
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • South Africa  
  • Spain
  • UK 
  • United Arab Emirates 
  • USA 

About the Innovators

The Tech Innovators participating in the competition include the founders from the following tech-based organizations: 

  • uRento
  • RSquare 
  • FinMind
  • Taajer
  • TullabApp

About KPMG Private Enterprise:

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The KPMG Private Enterprise global network for Emerging Giants has extensive knowledge and experience working with the startup ecosystem. From seed to speed, we’re here throughout your journey. You gain access to KPMG’s global resources through a single point of contact — a trusted advisor to your company. It’s a local touch with a global reach.

About KPMG:

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