Umar Munshi is the Founder of Ethis Ventures.com ,an award -winning technology company based in Singapore,which builds and ventures with multiple Islamic Crowdfunding platforms . Munshi is the CEO of EthisCrowd.com , focused on developing government backed Social Housing in Indonesia, and which won Best Islamic Crowdfunding Platform a t the GIFA Awards 2016 . The EthisCrowd community of 20 ,000 has crowd - invested in projects to build 5,000 houses for the needy in Indonesia since 2015. Munshi is also the Chairman of the IslamicFintechAlliance.com. These pioneering initiative s and his active participation at events and in the media have established Munshi as a thought leader in Islamic Crowdfunding .
Ethis Ventures is a group of Partner - platforms including the Award - winning KapitalBoost.com for SMEs, SkolaFund.com to support university students, as well as YemenAid.com to provide solar power to schools in Yemen. Ethis Ventures operates other platforms including Waqf World.org (beta), a global Waqf Platform ,With Founding Patron Tun Abdullah Badaw i,and SadaqahIndonesia.com , a donation platform to support Muslims in Emerging Indonesia