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UK’s Smart Pension and Wahed Introduce Diversified Workplace Pension

Smart Pension, one of the UK’s workplace pension providers, and Wahed, an Islamic digital investment platform, have launched a new diversified workplace pension, the Halal Workplace Pension. The collaboration meets the unmet demand for modern, Shariah-compliant workplace pensions from Muslim employers and “among the UK’s… Read More

Wahed Invest, a Shariah-Compliant Fintech Platform, Launches Operations in the UAE

Wahed Invest Limited, the UAE robo-advisory subsidiary of Wahed Inc., a global Shariah-compliant fintech that aims to advance financial inclusion through accessible, affordable and value-based investing, has launched after “having been granted a Financial Services Permission (FSP) from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of… Read More

Fintech Wahed Acquires UK’s iWill Solicitors to Help Muslims Prepare for the Future

Wahed has acquired iWill Solicitors, the UK pioneers “in Islamic wills, in a seven-figure transaction.” iWill Solicitors will “become a pillar of Wahed’s financial platform—helping ethical investors to secure the next generation.” Wahed also “acquires True Wills, a pioneering online Islamic will-writing service.” Wahed, a… Read More

Former BlackRock Lawyer Shahan Jamil Joins Islamic Fintech Wahed

Wahed Inc., an international Islamic Fintech firm, has announced the appointment of former BlackRock lawyer, Shahan Jamil, “as Deputy General Counsel based in London.” In this role, Shahan will be “a key contributor to the company’s legal function led by Wahed’s Chief Legal Officer and… Read More

US based Halal and Ethical focused Firm Wahed Integrates Offering with Wealthtech WealthKernel’s APIs

WealthKernel, a Wealthtech solution provider for digital investment services, reveals that the US halal (Islamic) and ethical-focused investment company, Wahed, has now migrated its investment offering to WealthKernel’s “trusted” APIs. Wahed had teamed up with WealthKernel back in 2017 in order to use its white-label… Read More

Islamic Fintech Wahed Selects New UK GM

Wahed Inc., an Islamic Fintech firm, has announced the appointment of Umer Suleman as General Manager of UK operations. According to a note from the company, his responsibilities will include overseeing Wahed Invest’s growth strategy and solidifying the firm’s position as a top provider of… Read More

Wahed Inc, an Islamic Fintech backed by Saudi Aramco, to Acquire UK-based Digital Banking Startup

US-based Wahed Inc, an Islamic-finance Fintech firm that’s backed by Saudi Aramco, is reportedly planning to acquire Niyah Ltd, a UK company that operates a digital banking platform for the Muslim community. Wahed’s management noted that they’re hoping the acquisition will allow them to offer… Read More

New Robo-Advisor Provides Access to Shariah Compliant Investments

New platform Wahed is said to be the world’s first automated investment service designed for Shariah-standard, ethical investing, The company reports it has raised $5 million in seed funding from individual and institutional investors including Khalid Al Jassim the Managing Partner of Afkar Holdings and… Read More

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