The Rowad Program

Empowering Infinite Possibilities

Idea conceptualization

all the way to scaling and

growing their business

Rowad is a comprehensive program designed to assist and empower entrepreneurs at any stage of the business cycle.

The Rowad team provides entrepreneurs access to Bahrain’s Entrepreneurship Eco-system that includes different learning tools such as training programs, workshops, coaching program, incubation and links them to financial support programs offered by the Bahrain Development Bank and other SME support organisations.

Message from the Co-founders

Sh. Hesham bin Mohamed Al-Khalifa and Areije Al Shakar 
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February 9, 2016

Tarig El-Sheikh – The Professional Entrepreneur I

For most of his career Tarig El-Sheikh was renown for his shrewd investment banking skills, always exceling in his roles in the financial world. Little do many know that the…
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February 9, 2016

Thieab Aldossary – Bahraini Inventor

Picture a room with a young boy sitting cross-legged on the floor with a bag of Legos and a creative imagination.  At a very young age, Thieab Aldossary identified his…
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"Rowad team and Bahrain Development Bank programs have helped me grow my business in a faster rate than any other business that can grow in a solo manner! It's like having an empire of support behind you and that's just what you need!"

Talal AlansariShabaka TV Productions

"Rowadians have a positive vibe, their energy and efforts radiate much needed light to brighten Bahrain’s start-up and business scene, and perhaps, entrepreneurs universally. They share the same spirit of enterprise as the people that they make it their mission to empower."

Hassan HamadVibe Media

"The BDB innovation grant added value to my capital which gave us the opportunity to take our business infrastructure to another level allowing us to have a more stable infrastructure."

Khalifa AlMannaiMannai Technological Facilitations

"The Rowad team has played an instrumental role through providing quality mentorship and incubation support that has not just developed our start up, but us as entrepreneurs."

Ahmed AlSabaVitee