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Gobi hosted first TaqwaTech: Empowering Muslims in the Tech World event on 21 November

On November 21st, Gobi ASEAN hosted a TaqwaTech event at DOJO KL. TaqwaTech represents a tech industry which focuses on serving the daily needs of Muslim consumers, communities, and businesses. With growing numbers of Muslims spending more than US$100 B a year online, there are four key areas within the Muslim economy which entrepreneurs are focusing on: Halal food, Islamic finance, Muslim-friendly tourism, and Muslim fashion. Gobi’s event was aimed at cultivating awareness of the TaqwaTech industry for startups, as well as sharing various perspectives from key industry players on this thriving market. The merger of new portfolio company HolidayMe and existing portfolio company Tripfez, was also announced at the event.