Islamic Fintech Week (IFW2020) Reveals ‘The Pitch, to support promising Islamic Fintech Startups

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Kuala Lumpur, August 06, 2020:

Hosted by the Islamic Fintech Alliance  (IFA) and Elmangos Ventures, The Pitch, an online investor matching initiative, is born to aggregate a pre-screened selection of the best Islamic fintech startups from across the world direct to potential investors and the process is simple. The Pitch will provide innovative firms the opportunity to pitch live to industry leading VC’s, angel groups, and ECF firms and accelerate their growth as an industry leader. Interested startups are advised to enter now to start the journey towards pitch day on the 10th September!

The Pitch will feature the hottest Islamic Finance startups- these are not opportunities you want to miss! We believe that Fintech is the future of Islamic Finance and that countless startups are just one investment away from changing the world. 

Islamic Fintech is making headway and looks set to disrupt an Islamic Financial system with assets of US$2.5 trillion to become a key shaper of the industry’s future making it a dynamic investment opportunity. Fintech solutions are leading a transition of Islamic Finance with platforms tackling problems and market gaps in a Shariah-compliant manner. 

Three key areas of fintech investment- crowdfunding, challenger banks, and blockchain development- are clear examples of technological solutions addressing chronic issues for both retail and industry. This rapid growth is providing a magnitude of opportunities to the smart investor and with the majority of startups still at pre-Series A fundraising, the time to invest is now. 

The Pitch is set to be a part of IFW2020, a platform for stakeholders, regulators, tech startups and the Islamic finance fraternity to come together to jumpstart the expansion of Islamic fintech. The inaugural IFW is hosted in Malaysia this year, with the theme “Islamic Fintech Future”. The week will feature a themed series of masterclasses, roundtable sessions and panel debates carefully curated to address local and global challenges and uplift humanity. 

Selected startups will have the opportunity to pitch live on the 10th September. This will consist of a 10 minute pitch alongside a question and answer session with top industry investors. For joining The Pitch, startups are kindly required to complete the following form to begin their journey:

https://gust.com/programs/the-pitch

Interested investors are welcome to reach out here:  

sami@ethisventures.com 

Learn more about IFW2020 here: 

https://rebrand.ly/IFW20

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