Alibaba and The Islamic FinTech Ecosystem – August 2019 UpdatesOctober 7, 2019

Alibaba and The Islamic FinTech Ecosystem – August 2019 Updates Tech For Inclusion Innovative technology is driving a storm of disruption in the financial industry at a scary pace. Financial Technology or FinTech has been a strong enabler for digital in many countries – and at the top of the innovation pyramid is China, which […]


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MyFintechWeek2019 : Future Partnerships for InclusionJune 24, 2019

MyFintechWeek2019 : Future Partnerships for Inclusion Wakaful Update : Malaysia Fintech Week The UNCDF hosted its Demo day at the MyFintechWeek. Together with Wakaful, the finalists were Pod, Goget, Senang, Mobile Money and Madcat World! Wakaful was part of the accelerator organised by the UNCDF, in partnership with Bank Negara Malaysia, MDEC, QuickSand India and […]


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Financial Innovation Lab, FinLab (UNCDF)June 7, 2019

Financial Innovation Lab, FinLab (UNCDF) Highlights from Wakaful’s Participation in the UNCDF Organised Bootcamp On the 11-15th March, the UNCDF hosted 18 startups from across the country to attend the Financial Innovation Bootcamp B40 Challenge as their first cohort. This was organised in partnership with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), and […]


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Wakaful Accepted in to UNCDF Financial Innovation Lab B40 ChallengeJune 7, 2019

Wakaful Accepted into Financial Innovation Lab B40 Challenge We are delighted to announce that Wakaful has been selected as one of the 18 applications into the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) organised bootcamp Financial Innovation Lab B40 Challenge. Wakaful will participate in a 5 day boot-camp held at Orbit Fintech Hub and stands a […]


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Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2019: Lessons LearnedJune 7, 2019

Problems We Want to Solve The Insurance and Takaful industry is facing considerable problems related to inclusion and accessibility of insurance products in Malaysia. According to Actuarial Partners, only 16% out of RM 24 billion of total insurance claims in 2016 were paid out to the bottom 40% in Malaysia. Wakaful is a platform that […]


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