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About the ummahpreneur live podcast
Join Ummahpreneur’s Founder Abby El-Asmar as he interviews Muslim Entrepreneurs at the top of their game to break down business, lifestyle, mindset and entrepreneurship from an Islamic perspective!
Guests come from all backgrounds to shed light on a specific topic or business model that will help give value, inspiration and insight to the audience.
About the episode
Usman Waheed is the founder of FURSA, America’s first Ethical (Halal) crowdfunding platform that provides Ethical (Halal) investment opportunities to the greater Muslim community while offering Ethical funding to businesses.
FURSA makes it easy to raise Halal funding for investment opportunities in real estate, small business, franchises, and others through Shariah compliant agreements.
In this episode we talk about…
0:00 Who Is Usman Waheed
1:52 What inspired Usman to create his halal FinTech Fursa Capital?
10:09 What was the first step you took to go from idea to implementation with Fursa?
30:42 When do you expect to launch publicly?
36:42 Why is it important for Muslim Entrepreneurs to have access to halal funding?
43:09 What’s in store for the future of Fursta Capital?
55:43 What advice would you give to your younger self as an entrepreneur?
58:07 Q&A with our live podcast audience