Brinc is the world’s first end-to-end integrated platform designed to support global IoT entrepreneurs by accelerating startups from concept to sustainable commercialization. Offering a new blend of acceleration, product development and sales, supporting today’s global IoT entrepreneurs at all stages through our various core business units.
Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunications Company) is the leading digital solutions provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain with a commitment to enhance customer experience, serving both the corporate and consumer markets through the delivery of cutting-edge fixed and wireless telecommunications solutions. With an ongoing commitment to roll out Smart Home and Smart City digital solutions, Batelco is playing a crucial role in the Kingdom’s future.
The Brinc-Batelco IoT Hub will be a birthing ground not only to local talent, but talent from across the Middle East who are yearning to revolutionize the industry by building innovative IoT hardware products for the global consumer market.
The hub will provide the right and unprecedented opportunity for startups in the region including mentorship, product design and development guidance, access to manufacturing and exposure to regional and global investors and markets, all in one program. On-site business, manufacturing and distribution experience will also be offered.
At the Brinc-Batelco IoT Hub we have the purpose & mission of fostering an ecosystem to attract and develop IoT technology innovators from Bahrain and across the GCC and Levant region. We believe that by helping to develop entrepreneurs and innovators from across the region we can deliver world class IoT products for the global market and propel the next wave of economic development in the region.
What We've Achieved
Brinc was established in Hong Kong in 2014 with offices in Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Formed by a team of like-minded entrepreneurs, leaders and operators from all over the world, Brinc’s collective founders have experience in technology, startups, crowdfunding, sourcing/logistics, manufacturing, distribution and venture capital. A collective driving force behind one team, Brinc bridges the gap between software, hardware and services to offer entrepreneurs a supportive roadmap that takes them through the journey from acceleration to distribution.
Brinc’s proven track record in sourcing over 2,500 highly qualified global teams across various vertical IoT segments has resulted in over 50 teams relocating to Hong Kong of which more than 30 teams have engaged with Brinc through equity positions or product development.
Soundbrenner and Aumeo are amongst two of many of Brinc’s success stories. Soundbrenner is the world’s first platform for rhythm that utilizes a wearable device for musicians, a smart vibrating metronome that connects to a smartphone, the cloud and the band. The company has a 14x valuation growth since Brinc’s investment & is distributed in 20+ countries including +270 Guitar Center Stores in the USA. There are +50,000 active app users. Another success story is Aumeo, the world’s first tailored audio experience for consumers. Now in process of closing a licensing deal with the world’s largest music company, Aumeo is distributed in over 13 countries.