Gateway advises Ummah Finance

PRESS RELEASE London - 30 November 2017 For immediate Release   Gateway advises Ummah Finance Gateway, the international professional services firm operating in the Islamic economy, today announced its appointment by Ummah Finance. The appoi...

The New Digital Age

Do you remember the revolutionary time banking branches were first introduced in the UK? Probably not, considering it was sometime in the 16th century. But can anyone question how groundbreaking the idea was even back then. It has survived as the main form...

KYC and Digital Biometrics

Know Your Customer (KYC) has always been a fine balancing act between security, regulation, advancing technology, and customer experience.  However, with the ever increasing resolution and variety of sensors within our mobile devices (cameras, fingerprint sca...

5 advantages of Islamic Finance

Islamic finance is a global market that operates through the conventional financial system. Over the years’ Islamic finance has grown and a rapid pace globally and is now an market worth more than $3.5 trillion. I set out to explain the 5 advantages that Isl...

2017 – The Year of Fintech?

This year started out to be yet an exciting one for Financial Technology, I think it is safe to say 2017 is “the year of Fintech”. I support my statement by drawing attention to the growing interest in these solutions among traditional retail banks. The c...

Challenges Muslim Entrepreneurs Face

Entrepreneurs face a lot of challenges across the globe ranging from finance to market validation to accessing mentors. Muslim entrepreneurs are second to none and when it comes to business a lot of the time people misinterpret Islam as a religion of violence...

The impact of Brexit on Fintech in the UK

London has earned its title “Global Fintech City”, boasting a strong financial centre for successful tech-startups in the UK and a key regulator of the global fintech community. Brexit is hot news in the UK history and is sparking many debates over the fut...