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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...