Islamic Fintech

Last Call for FWD Start-up Studio Accelerator Cohort 3, with a focus on Islamic Fintech, Insurtech, Healthtech, Proptech
Twelfth Malaysia Plan states Islamic Finance & Fintech as important pillars Cohort will host 25 startups in 5-weeks pre-accelerator, 10 to be shortlisted
Blockchain – Embracing the Adage for Change
Blockchain will be Malaysia’s next digital frontier As change agent, could become core pillar to move needle forward
Pioneer Islamic crowdfunding startup, Ethis Group, raises US$1.64mil from Super Angels
Equity funding to accelerate expansion into global markets Global ambition and focus on impact attracts new shareholders
FIKRA: Malaysia's idea to accelerate Islamic fintech
Applications open, solutions demonstrated at SCxSC conference 2021 Despite projected US$4 tril Islamic finance assets, only 400 Islamic fintechs
INCEIF report: Malaysia has potential to be world leader in Islamic Fintech
One of fastest-growing Fintech markets in SEA with 200 local, foreign startups Guidance on the entrepreneurs, regulatory scene, supporting institutions, funding
Malaysia 5.0 – Digital Transformation for Malaysian Businesses
With Malaysia 5.0, digital economy can contribute to sustainable and circular economy According to IMF, Islamic Fintech still in infancy with just a handful of startups
CPA Australia survey reveals Fintech usage increases among Malaysian businesses
Adoption driven by need to up business efficiency, 56.3% identifying this as key Increase of 13.9% in number of businesses in Malaysia using fintech lending in 2019 [Article updated with additional information at 2.50pm, 2 Sept.]
MDEC Chairman calls for Malaysia 5.0 framework to spur nation’s digital economy
An economic coalition to serve society in its migration into the digital age MDEC to meet responsibility to integrate society, ensure equitable participation
Sedania As Salam Capital launches Islamic online marketplace Assidq.com in Malaysia
Malaysia’s first one-stop, truly halal platform for Islamic finance products.
At Standard Chartered Saadiq, digital innovation is totally customer focused
Standard Chartered Saadiq CEO, Mohammad Ali Allawala and head of digital, Aizuddin Danian Izham, share the bank’s approach to improving customer experience.
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