Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Tags Challenger banking

Tag: Challenger banking

Sterling Bank begins restructuring to pave way for digital Islamic bank

Nigeria’s 10 million potential Islamic banking customers are one of the reasons why Sterling Bank is overhauling its operations to lay the...

Manzil exceeds equity financing target; rolls out new product

Canadian fintech start-up Manzil is maintaining its steady growth momentum with new investments and a new product. Initially looking...

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Qardus

IFN Fintech shines the spotlight on Qardus, a new Islamic fintech start-up aspiring to close the SME financing gap in the UK.

Kazakhstan to welcome first Islamic digital bank – a Qatari-led initiative

Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) is preparing to issue its first Islamic digital banking license in the coming months to a Qatari financial institution,...

Saudi Arabia readies itself for virtual banks with new regulations

Preparing to usher the Kingdom’s banking sector into the digital era, Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority has issued new regulations for digital banks amid efforts...

UK Islamic digital banking start-up rolls out alpha version

Making a bid to attract the Muslim community underserved by both conventional banks and fintech, start-up Niyah has announced the alpha launch of its...

Kuwait: Home of the next Islamic digital bank?

While neighboring UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia are jostling for fintech supremacy in the GCC, unassuming Kuwait is quietly making its move and could...

Malaysia sees interest for Islamic digital-only banks

Several fintech start-ups are eyeing an Islamic digital banking license to operate in one of the most sophisticated Shariah finance jurisdictions in the world,...

HelloGold begins Series B funding round as it eyes digital banking license

Kuala Lumpur-headquartered digital savings platform, HelloGold, has begun approaching international investors for its pre-series B funding round as it continues to expand its international...

Islamic neobank hits German market

A new digital banking start-up is using Germany as its launchpad into the European Islamic banking market. Positioning itself as an Islamic neobank, Inshaa...

Most Read

ADIB eyes robo-advisory

One of the largest Islamic banks in the UAE is exploring robo-advisory offerings as part of its wider digital strategy which has...

Saudi’s e-commerce boom attracting Shariah compliant fintech start-ups

The Saudi government’s aggressive push to develop its e-commerce sector for its cash-rich citizens in a bid to divorce itself from its...

UK’s largest Islamic bank to boost digital offerings

UK’s first Islamic bank will be enhancing its digital offerings, encouraged by the strong uptake in digital channels by its customers.

SIBL first Islamic bank to implement digital onboarding; more to follow

Social Islami Bank (SIBL) has become the first Shariah bank in Bangladesh to enable a fully digital onboarding experience, setting the foundation...