Concurrent Session 3A

Digital Disruption: Revolutionising Islamic Finance

From Islamic robo advisory (Wahed) to shariah-compliant Initial Coin Offerings (ICO from Ovamba), to e-wakalah for crowdfunding real estate developments in Indonesia (Ethis Crowd), digital disruption is revolutionising Islamic finance. Discover how Islamic finance incumbents can leverage innovations such as blockchain for halal smart contracts to compete with emerging digital challenger Islamic banks while championing ethical and responsible finance. By embracing fintech, Malaysia can strengthen its status as an Islamic finance hub and as a digital leader for IR4.0.