The stakeholders and other ecosystem participants of the Islamic Fintech sector have outlined key priority areas that they believe will help with reinforcing and promoting financial inclusion in Malaysia. The REDmoney Group, an Islamic Finance News publisher, and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) have… Read More
At the end of March, Crowdfund Insider reported the creation of the Islamic Crowdfunding Alliance. In the ensuing days in advance of the scheduled press conference the founders have repositioned their group as the Islamic Fintech Alliance (IFT Alliance). The creators of the new Alliance… Read More
Ready to find an alternative to the four small mosques in Moscow, a group of Russian Muslims has launched a Boomstarter initiative to raise 850,000 for a mobile mosque. Explaining details about the project, the campaign’s organizer Alsou Hafiz shared that the two million Muslims in… Read More
Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider reported on Alchemiya, a premium online subscription-based video on demand platform for Muslim entertainment, which launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £60,000 so that it may expand its already growing services. It was known as the first Muslim media company… Read More
Fajr Capital Advisors and Crowdfund Capital Advisors have released a report (embedded, bottom of article) to “highlight crowdfund investing as a powerful new tool to fuel the development of a vibrant entrepreneurial culture in Muslim majority markets.” Crowdfund investing builds communities, encourages risk sharing, democratizes… Read More
Indiegogo may sound like the name of a 1970s funk band, but it’s actually one of the fastest growing crowd-funding sites on the Internet. Founded in 2002 by a former Wall Street analyst, the funding platform allows inspired individuals to grow projects or personal campaigns… Read More
I have an earnest and sincere question for the LGBT community: Do you support Pamela Geller? Geller, who is one of the most active proponents of anti-Muslim attitudes in the United States, rose to notoriety as one of the key instigators of the Park51 backlash, misrepresenting a proposed Islamic Community… Read More
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