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World's First
ESG Islamic
Venture Capital

About ficus capital

Founded in 2018, Ficus Capital has quickly risen as a leader in venture capital. With founders boasting over 70 years of combined experience in banking, investment, technology, and entrepreneurship, Ficus Capital stands at the forefront of innovation in responsible investing.

As the World's First ESG-Islamic venture capital company, we seamlessly blend Islamic finance principles with modern Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing. Our pioneering Quadruple Bottom Line (QBL) approach, focusing on People, Planet, Profit, and Principle, demonstrates our steadfast dedication to sustainable financial returns and unwavering ethical standards. Regulated by the Securities Commission Malaysia, we prioritize transparency and compliance, inviting you to join us in reshaping the landscape of responsible investing.

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Southeast Asia focus

Ficus Capital has strategically honed its focus on the vibrant and dynamic Southeast Asia region for its funds. With a deep-rooted commitment to responsible and ethical investment practices, we recognize the immense potential that this region offers. Southeast Asia's burgeoning economies, diverse markets, and innovative entrepreneurial spirit align perfectly with our mission to promote sustainable growth and impact. By concentrating our efforts here, we aim to foster positive change, drive innovation, and catalyze responsible investments that benefit not only our investors but also the communities and environments in which we operate.

Why ficus capital

world's first esg islamic venture capital
more than
70 years of experience
co-invested
with regional
& global vc
BACKED BY MALAYSIA GOVERNMENT AGENCY
inhouse shariah structuring expert
INVESTMENT IN OVER 10 COUNTRIES

Ficus investment Approach

Environment, Social & Governance & Islamic Investment

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Ficus proudly identifies itself as the pioneer in the realm of ESG-i (Environmental, Social, and Governance with an Islamic perspective) Driven Venture Capital Management. Our distinctive approach stems from the belief that the principles of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) are not only integral to contemporary investment practices but are also firmly entwined with the core tenets of Islamic economics and ethical investment.

 

At Ficus, we place paramount importance on the convergence of ESG and Islamic values.

As pioneers in ESG-i venture capital, Ficus developed this unique ESG-i assessment framework in-house and has been using it for several years. Recognising an industry need for this tool, Ficus ventured into a partnership with INCEIF University, a world-leading Islamic finance university with vast industry expertise, to develop this robust and practicable framework for MSMEs.

Download the ESG-i Assessment Framework: Empowering Sustainable and Ethical Growth for MSMEs

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