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Crowdfunding: new form of both investment opportunities and source of capital

Ahmad, Khaliq and Mohd Nor, Rizal and Ahmad Kamely, Aimadhuddin (2020) Crowdfunding: new form of both investment opportunities and source of capital. In: Innovative strategies for implementing FinTech in banking. IGI Global, USA, pp. 110-135. ISBN 9781799832577

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Abstract

Crowdfunding is a new form of both investment opportunities and source of raising capital. The aim of this chapter is to explore the understanding of the newly invented crowdfunding, types of the existing platforms of the industry. Authors investigated crowdfunding platforms that are registered in securities commission Malaysia and Kapitalboost platform of Singapore and their mode of investment. Authors also looked in depth and reviewed a current literature on crowdfunding. An investment model of crowdfunding that will be suitable for the Muslim investors who are looking into an ethical investment that will contribute to the wellbeing of the societies as whole through Mudharabah and Musharakah investment. The findings explored that equity crowdfunding could bring more benefit and less harm to entrepreneurs. Consequently, there are two types of models that are based on equity-in and equity-out; hence, the chapter recommends the equity crowdfunding over the debt-based through Islamic investment method of Musharakah and Mudharabah investment.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5251/82363
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crowdfunding: investment opportunities ; Mudharabah ; Musharakah
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > HG4001 Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance.
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance (IIiBF)
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Depositing User: Dr. Rizal Mohd Nor
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2020 14:55
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2020 12:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/82363

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