About WahedX

WahedX is a global equity funding platform. We connect a diverse investor network with vetted early stage and growth companies across international markets.

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Our Team

Safdar Alam

Well known in the global industry, Safdar is an investment banker and has been specialising in Islamic Finance for almost two decades. He has established and led the Islamic Banking teams/businesses at some of the largest banks in the world (UBS, Credit Agricole, JP Morgan).

Nadia Razak

Having been in the regulated equity crowdfunding space since its introduction to Southeast Asia in 2017, Nadia has managed and supported over a dozen fundraising exercises. Nadia has joined Maydan to deliver a platform that meets the financing requirements of companies and investors.

Ali Ahmed

Prior to joining Maydan, Ali specialised in Wealth Management audit for JP Morgan and EY in London. Ali also runs a social enterprise with the aim to help students from low socio-economic backgrounds transition in to professional careers. Ali holds a qualification in Investment Management.

Ateeb Zaidi

Being on the forefront of the change in Pakistan’s technology sector, Ateeb has worked for the first and the largest Islamic Bank in Pakistan. Managing a portfolio of Fintechs, Edtechs, Wealthtechs and Healthtechs, he has extensive experience in analysing and consulting tech firms.

Demi Akinjide

Before joining WahedX Demi had a background in alternative investments having spent time in the Private Equity team at Goldman Sachs. He has also worked in early-stage startups in the FinTech and Climate-Tech space.

Our Advisory Panel

Junaid Wahedna

Prior to CEO of Wahed Inc, Junaid had a successful Wall Street career and is now on a mission of helping everyday people through technology and an ethically grounded model of investment.

Dr. Ridwaan Jhetam

Over his career of 25 years in clinical oncology and pharmaceuticals, Dr. Jetham has served as Advisor and member of various Senior Leadership Teams and Governance Committees in Medical organisations & within Pharma, including GSK, MSD and J&J.

Faiz Mayalakkara

Faiz is Director of Investments at Emirates Investment Authority, the SWF for United Arab Emirates. Faiz is also responsible for Turnaround & Digital Transformation of a number of complex strategic holdings of the government of UAE and is a Chartered Accountant.

Umer Suleman

An award-winning Islamic Finance and Risk professional who currently sits as an adviser on various Islamic Finance and Fintech organisations, Umer also serves as the Finance Editor for a UK Islamic news portal.

Aidil Salleh

Over 25 years experience serving the financial services and broader industry sector, Aidil Salleh is now the MD and Founder of Jana Kapital – a fintech startup & pioneer in online Islamic crowdfunding platform in Brunei.

Furkan Unal

Furkan is a well known global investment banker who has deep experience in more than 10 countries. He is currently Group CFO at one of the largest steel firms in Turkey and independent directors of 2 different banks in Kazakhstan and Albania.

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Equity investments are not readily realisable and involves risks, including loss of capital, illiquidity, lack of dividends and dilution, and it should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. Investments of this type are only for investors who understand these risks. You will only be able to invest in the company once you have met our conditions for becoming a registered member.

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Maydan Capital Limited, trading as WahedX, is registered in England and Wales (Company No. 13451691), registered office: 5th floor East Lansdowne House 57, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6ER, UK. Maydan Capital Ltd (FRN: 963613) is an appointed representative of Wahed Invest Ltd (FRN: 833225), an authorised and regulated firm by the Financial Conduct Authority.