Tagged: islam

World’s First Islamic Endowment Crowdfunding Platform Launched

Tun Abdullah Badawi, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, has launched the Waqf (Islamic Endowment) crowdfunding platform or WaqfWorld.  Described as the “worlds first” the new platform was announced at the 12th World Islamic Economic Foundation Forum (WIEF) held in Jakarta this past week The… Read More

The Middle East: A Crowdfunding Market You’ve Never Considered

While the majority of the press and public are focused on crowdfunding in the US, UK and Europe, some of the most interesting developments are occurring in the Middle East. While transaction volumes remain low, this region is one to watch. In our work for… Read More

Islamic crowd funding portal launched in Egypt

A new web portal launched in Egypt says it is the first crowd funding service in the country that obeys the principles of Islamic finance. Crowd funding allows large numbers of investors to become shareholders in a project by contributing very small amounts of money,… Read More

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