Tagged: islamic finance

Ethis Wins Two Awards at Islamic Fintech Awards

Fintech Ethis, via its two online crowdfunding platforms, EthisCrowd and GlobalSadaqah, topped 135 nominees at the recent World Islamic Fintech Awards to win The Best Islamic Peer-to-Peer Finance Platform and The Best Social Impact Islamic Fintech Firm respectively. Ethis states that both platforms were established to cater… Read More

Al Hilal Bank Forms Partnership with Abu Dhabi Global Market to Promote Islamic Finance

Al Hilal Bank announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, aimed at promoting Islamic Finance in Abu Dhabi and across the UAE. According to Al Hilal Bank, the Memorandum of… Read More

UK based Islamic Crowdfunding Platform Yielders Receives Islamic Economy Award

The UK’s first FCA regulated Islamic Fintech platform, Yielders, has been awarded the Islamic Economy Award in the Money and Finance category. The Islamic Economy Award is overseen by Thomson Reuters and the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre. The Award recognises innovative world-class business initiatives… Read More

Ethis Joins United Nations Global Compact Corporate Sustainability Initiative

Ethis Ventures, a Singapore-based Islamic crowdfunding platform, has joined the United Nations Global Compact as a signatory. The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative that assists companies in aligning strategic operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption…. Read More

World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists Acquires Narwi Waqf Crowdfunding Platform

The World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists (WCMP) announced last month it had reached an agreement to acquire Narwi, a micro “waqf crowdfunding platform.” With the acquisition of Narwi, WCMP seeks to advance its position in next-generation, global Muslim-giving. WCMP is a global network of affluent individuals,… Read More

EthisKapital Claims “World’s First” Licensed Islamic P2P/Crowdfunding Platform

Malaysia’s EthisKapital has claimed the world’s first licensed Islamic P2P/Crowdfunding platform. The Securities Commission Malaysia awarded six peer to peer licenses, one of which is the world’s first license for Shari’ah-compliant P2P finance. EthisKapital will be focused on funding small businesses and real estate development projects…. Read More

Islamic Crowdfunding as a Solution for SMEs

The spirit of entrepreneurship has always been a part of Islam. Nine out of ten companions of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) who were guaranteed heaven were businessmen. Today, entrepreneurs continue to be a driving force of the economy. The lack of financial support for small and… Read More

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