The First Capitalist?

Yurizk Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education Leave a Comment

On February 23, 2015 The Islamic Finance and Ethics Society hosted Dr Benedikt Koehler and Dr Mufti Abdur Rahman Ibn Yusuf who presented their research on traditional Islamic ethics of business, entrepreneurship and Islamic market reform. The talk focused on examples from the life of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and early Islamic history.

The Rise and Power of Crowd and What it means for Islamic Finance

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, New & Noteworthy 1 Comment

The future is in the crowd as much as it is in the cloud. Both go hand in hand. What do I mean by that? When Wikipedia was first launched in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, the concept of an open source online encyclopedia, not controlled by a single organization rather editable by anyone was beyond comprehension and …

Waqf – An Instrument for Shari’ah-Compliant Raising of Capital

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Benedikt Koehler talks about the role of Waqf – an age old Islamic Finance instrument that has been successfully used for social welfare and institution building. In this video Benedikt talks about how Waqf may be used for Capital Raising for Investment within Islamic Finance industry. Video Courtesy: IIBI, London