The Role of Islamic Crowdfunding Mechanisms in Business and Business Development
Global J. Bus. Soc. Sci. Review 7 (1) 1 – 7 (2019)
14 Pages Posted: 10 Sep 2019
Date Written: March 19, 2019
Objective – This study aims to determine the role of Islamic crowdfunding towards business development of start-up businesses financed in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Methodology/Technique – This study uses a qualitative approach with an exploratory case study strategy. The data collection was carried out by conducting in-depth interviews with CEOs and COOs of Kapital Boost and CEO Investee (funded SMEs) informants.
Findings – The results show that there is an increase in assets, sales turnover, and the capacity of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Startup businesses that received funding through campaigns on the Kapital Boost platform. In addition, pioneering business people can get easier access to financing compared to financing through bank-provided credit.
Novelty – The findings of this paper can be used to develop crowdfunding platform will be implemented in Muslim countries or countries with a majority Muslim population.
Type of Paper: Empirical.
Keywords: Crowdfunding Platforms; Islamic Crowdfunding; Business Development; MSMEs; Start-up Companies
JEL Classification: E44, M21, M29
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