IFID 2022 focuses on “How fintech innovation is transforming the investment industry”


Manama: The Annual Islamic Finance Innovation Day (IFID) Annual Forum today announced that its third edition will be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain on February 27, 2022 under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB ). The Forum will examine innovative new cutting-edge Fintech solutions that are transforming investment in the industry, both in the region and in global markets.

The hybrid event, which will take place at the Gulf Hotel and online, will begin with the keynote address by CBB Governor, HE Rasheed Al Maraj, and will be followed by a high-level panel comprised of leading experts of the fintech, investment and real estate industry. . These include Ms. Yasmeen Al-Sharaf, Director of FinTech & Innovation Unit at CBB, Ms. Yasmeen Al Saffar, Head of Financial Services at Economic Development Board and Mr. Anour Adham, Co-Founder and CEO of CrowdToLive® , an FCA-regulated Fintech offering real estate equity financing and a partner of the 2022 IFID Forum. The discussion will be moderated by Ms. Vineeta Tan, Managing Editor at IFN, the Forum’s media partner.

“We are excited to launch another edition of IFID, dedicated to the digital transformation of investments and how Fintech-backed technology solutions are driving innovation and creating new opportunities for investors. We look forward to welcoming our experts and hearing first-hand their views on current developments and the future of the industry as more Fintech-focused investment players emerge. We are grateful for the sponsorship of the Central Bank of Bahrain, which has created a strong regulatory environment supporting Fintech innovation in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the participation of our other panelists and partners,” said Ms. Zahraa Taher, Managing Director. of FinMark Communications, the organizer of the Forum.

Also commenting, Mr. Adham, said: “Crowdtolive® has been at the forefront of Islamic Fintech innovation for over five years in the UK. After leading the way in North America in 2021, we are looking to grow in the GCC and believe Bahrain can continue to lead the way in Islamic finance and are proud to support and participate in IFID, sharing our international experience and our views on market opportunities. and the challenges.

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About CrowdToLive®

CTL is an innovative Shariah-compliant equity finance platform that offers a real estate investment solution, with attractive compound returns, to the UK market.

Operating with the highest standards of governance and transparency from its headquarters in London, CTL offers world-class debt-free partnerships that underpin the needs of homebuyers and investors through an effective client-focused approach .

CTL’s team of investment professionals offers a blend of international experience, rich regional knowledge and unparalleled connections. The team strives to deliver value propositions, innovative solutions and tangible results for customers and shareholders.

CTL was established in 2016 with a mix of individual, institutional and high net worth investors. CTL is working on expanding into the GCC, Continental Europe and Canada.

Regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), CTL is part of the Virgin Start Up program, Barclays Eagle Labs, the London & Partner Accelerator program and the Qatar Fintech Hub.

Contact person: ANOUAR ADHAM, CFA – Co-founder and UK CEO – [email protected]

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