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Open banking and debt crowdfunding: Saudi takes action

The Central Bank of Saudi Arabia (SAMA) has finalized regulations for debt crowdfunding activities following a six-month market consultation period initiated in July 2020,...

Yielders initiates management reshuffling

The UK’s first regulated Islamic crowdfunding platform has overhauled its management lineup with its founding CEO stepping down after five and a half years...

Indonesia embraces securities crowdfunding as it turns to tech to develop capital markets

Starting 2021 on a productive note, the Indonesian Financial Services Authority, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK), has officially introduced securities crowdfunding to the Republic as...

Oman’s CMA plans Islamic crowdfunding platform and Takaful blockchain project

Oman’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) is exploring new fintech initiatives including implementing distributed ledger technology for the Takaful and insurance sector as well as...

ALAMI joins hands with Islamic bank to support MSMEs

Islamic peer-to-peer financing platform Alami Fintek Sharia (ALAMI) has partnered with Bank Syariah Mandiri to provide SME financing nationwide. “This is the beginning of many...

Bank Muamalat Malaysia unveils digital social financing platform

Bank Muamalat Malaysia has launched a digital funding platform designed to support social welfare projects, as part of the country’s value-based intermediation (VBI) agenda. Named...

Ethis Group launches crowdfunding platform

Ethis Group has launched its first Shariah compliant equity crowdfunding platform in Malaysia, focusing on SMEs and the agricultural sector during its first year. There are also...

Egypt to set up fintech regulatory sandbox following approval of non-banking fintech draft law

Egypt’s Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) has approved a draft law to develop and regulate fintech in non-banking activities, just weeks after forming the committee...

Beehive partners with Shams

Sharjah Media City (Shams) and peer-to-peer financing platform Beehive have entered into a partnership which will see the latter provide Shams-based SMEs in the...

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. The beginningIt took the Qardus team...

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