• Blockchain Sukuk: The Smart way of doing it

    From banking to remittance and payments, to creating new medium of exchanges, Islamic financial institutions worldwide are exploring ways to apply blockchain technology to optimize and further democratize Shariah compliant financial services....

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Blockchain Sukuk: The Smart way of doing it

From banking to remittance and payments, to creating new medium of exchanges, Islamic financial institutions worldwide are exploring ways to apply blockchain technology to optimize and further democratize Shariah compliant financial services....


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CIMB Group makes multimillion dollar pledge toward digital talent

One of the largest banking groups in Malaysia has pledged over US$18 million to equip its workforce with the necessary knowledge and skills to embrace its digital aspirations.  Over the next three years, CIMB Group Holdings – the parent of...


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WAQFE rolls out digital banking solution integrating eKYC

A Bahraini Islamic bank has adopted a new mobile banking service platform allowing its customers a seamless paperless banking experience. Launched by fintech solutions provider WAQFE, the Digital Deposit Mobilization Solution integrates several...




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Noorcoin to build on Zilliqa blockchain platform

The Islamic digital currency community has just grown a little bigger as an Indonesian entrepreneur and philanthropist is throwing her hat into the ring to harness the power of blockchain technology to create a Muslim-friendly medium of. ...


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Qatar Islamic Bank strengthens digital presence

In line with the country’s stock exchange’s call to be more transparent with investors, the largest Islamic bank in Qatar has introduced a new mobile app to provide reliable and relevant information to its investors in a more accessible and...


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Morocco to regulate Islamic crowdfunding

Morocco is looking likely to be the first in the North African region and the wider continent to craft rules for crowdfunding activities, both Islamic and conventional. Following in the footsteps of several of its Western and Middle Eastern...


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Islamic multilateral bank turns to crowdfunding

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will be raising financing for two projects through crowdfunding, a testament to the Islamic finance industry embracing fintech-driven alternative modes of financing. Working on several fintech initiatives...


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Hada DBank rallies partners as it prepares for ICO

Islamic digital banking start-up Hada DBank has secured yet another strategic partner as it prepares to begin the first phase of its initial coin offering (ICO) on the 1st May. Hada DBank has partnered with US-based Eclii Ventures, which...


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Dubai launches Islamic economy incubator

The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center (DIEDC), Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) and Technolera, have launched an incubator to nurture start-ups and SMEs with an Islamic economy and Halal proposition. Known as Goodforce Labs, the...


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Guidance Residential rolls out mobile app

A US-based Islamic mortgage provider is hoping to connect to millennial homebuyers through its new mobile app. Guidance Residential has launched the ‘giOS for Homeowners’, a mobile app which allows homebuyers to track their financing...


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Iran Fara Bourse to facilitate crowdfunding for tech start-ups

Iran, home to the largest concentration of Shariah compliant financial assets globally, is laying the foundation to enable technology start-ups raise funds from the public through a local bourse. Recognizing the swift rise of alternative...


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Saudi Arabian central bank first in the region to implement blockchain

Saudi Arabia is here to stay. Shortly after the Kingdom’s Capital Markets Authority launched its Fintech Lab, the Islamic finance leader is now adopting blockchain technology, underscoring its steely determination to pip its GCC neighbors to the...


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Wahed Invest begins pilot test in Bahrain; expands investment committee

New York-based Islamic robo-advisor Wahed Invest has begun testing its technology in Bahrain, ticking off another country from its international growth strategy. The Halal automated investment platform has been accepted into the Central Bank of...


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HADACoin to list on Swedish exchange

A Sweden-based crypto exchange will be listing the virtual tokens launched by an Islamic digital banking start-up, lending credibility to the firm looking to integrate blockchain technology and Shariah compliant banking. Hada DBank is building...


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IFRC wins Fintech Islamic Finance Challenge

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has developed an online blockchain application which has trumped over 100 other project submissions to win the recognition of the leading Islamic finance multilateral...


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Sedania As Salam Capital exploring new commodities and products

Commodity trading platform Sedania As Salam Capital is transforming itself into an Islamic fintech company and high on its agenda are product expansion and capturing new market segments. Sedania As Salam Capital has broadened its remit: from...


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HelloGold wins Fatwa endorsing gold-backed cryptocurrency

As the Islamic financial world continues to contemplate on how to treat cryptocurrencies, one Southeast Asian fintech firm has won official recognition by Shariah scholars for its asset-backed digital currency. Kuala Lumpur-based HelloGold, the...


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INCEIF and MIMOS to develop Islamic fintech blueprint

An Islamic finance university and Malaysia’s ICT research development center will join hands to design a blueprint for Islamic finance-based investment technology platform. The International Center for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) and...


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