FAQ

Question and Answers

  • When is the application deadline?

    The application deadline will be on the 31st of October, 2015.

  • I don’t have a business plan.

    You don’t need one. Just fill in our online application form.

  • I am not a Bahraini national, but I have this amazing idea. Can I apply?

    Application is open to all, however not being a Bahraini national it would be harder for us to fund you. But if you are confident you have the next Google on your hands, go ahead and apply! We’re are however hoping to open applications to all in the future.

  • I have already started my company/project. Will you still consider me for funding?

    Yes. If you have started to do some market research, or have got a very basic sample of what you are trying to do, it would actually help your case.

  • I think I need more money than what you are offering.

    What we’ll give you is enough to start, and we’ll help you through the next rounds of funding in case you require it. Although we look at funding projects with around BD20,000 on average, we can invest more if we believe the project justifies it.

  • I have this amazing real-estate idea.

    We are not currently looking at direct real-estate investments, however if you have something new and innovative that ties into the real-estate sector, we would look at it. We are not looking at buying or building any towers or houses.

  • I want to start a salon/tailor/contracting company

    We look at all the applications we receive. What we’re really looking for is something innovative, something new, something with a high potential to grow, and a high possibility to expand into the other markets in the region. If that’s what you want to do, we’re waiting for your application.