UK-based Islamic challenger bank Nomo will be offering real estate investment advisory services in partnership with property consultancy Blueprint Company.
The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) has commenced a project to explore digital Islamic financial services through the postal network of member countries in a bid to enhance financial accessibility among the unbanked.
Shariah compliant savings and investment company National Bonds and consumer technology holding group Astra Tech have entered an MoU to provide Halal investment opportunities to 10 million users of voice-calling app Botim in the UAE.
Hot on the heels of launching a new range of Islamic financial products last month, SME digital financier Funding Societies Malaysia has now introduced a new offering of Shariah compliant investment notes.
Saudi Arabia’s Small and Medium Enterprises Bank (SME Bank) and its subsidiaries have signed 20 agreements worth over SAR1 billion (US$266.46 million) with fintech companies and investment funds in a bid to diversify funding solutions for the SME sector.
Saudi Arabia is an active Sukuk issuer, contributing to the US$178 billion issued last year. Moody’s Investors Service projects global Sukuk offerings to moderate to U$170—175 billion this year.
An Islamic bank has become the first financial institution in Saudi Arabia to successfully complete the technical permit requirements to enable open banking services under new regulations set by the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA).
Pakistan’s largest Islamic bank, Meezan Bank, has partnered with Fauree Tech to establish a digital platform for Shariah compliant supply chain finance.
The Malaysian arm of SME digital financier Funding Societies has introduced a range of new Shariah compliant products to anchor its commitment and influence in the growing Islamic fintech space of Southeast Asia.
The digital arm of one of Bahrain’s largest listed companies has entered the Islamic...
UAE-based Gilded, a gold digital investment platform, has secured a Shariah compliance certification for its investment offering to strengthen its proposition and reach in the MENA region.
e& enterprise, a subsidiary Emirates Telecommunications Group (better known as etisalat by e&), is acquiring a majority stake in Dubai-based P2P finance platform Beehive, which offers Shariah compliant products.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is paving the way for digital brokers with a new regulatory framework.
UK-based Primary Finance has completed a year-long rebranding exercise in line with the start-up’s ambition of becoming a full-service Islamic fintech alternative, with a couple of new products slated in the coming year, IFN Fintech has learned.
After a management rehaul as well as an unexpected delisting, Caizcoin, a Germany-based company positioning itself as an Islamic blockchain ecosystem, has welcomed UFC rising star Khamzat Chimaev as its ambassador.
Al Mabrook, a blockchain tokenization platform based in Ontario, is considering seeking an exempt market dealer (EMD) license from the Canadian securities regulator as part of its growth strategy to bring Halal blockchain-based funding and investment solutions to the North American market, IFN Fintech has learned.
Mahaana Wealth has rolled out Pakistan’s first Islamic money market fund under the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)’s Digital Asset Management Company (AMC) framework, making it the Republic’s first digital wealth manager to go live.
UK-based Wayhome, a homeownership financing platform, has raised GBP8 million (US$9.96 million) in Series A equity funding, providing the Islamic fintech start-up a cash runway to breakeven point.
IBF Net, the company behind the first Halal metaverse, Netverse, is building a virtual education city as part of its growth strategy.