GIE InnoFest > GIE InnoFest

11 May 2017

Venue: Nexus@Connextion, Bangsar South

Global Islamic Economy InnoFest

Helping Entrepreneurs Launch Ideas into Reality


Why we started?

GIE InnoFest was formed after GIEEC 2016 in Dubai. We wanted to give an opportunity to allow up-and-coming startups, innovators and visionaries the opportunity to get a head start in their entrepreneurial career by launching in front of a relevant audience within the Islamic economy.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for the next generation of high-growth Islamic economy business ideas that are in the early ideation stage or have a viable minimal product (MVP) ready to be launched.



1. Record a 3 minute video explaining your idea. Submit your IDEA PITCH to by clicking on “Nominate Your Startup”

2. 15 Candidates will be shortlisted on March 15, 2017, and notified via email.

3. Top 5 Candidates Notified on April 15, 2017. Other 10 Candidates will be requested to send their ‘IDEA PITCH’ in poster format to be showcased on screen at the Innofest.

4. GIEEC & GIE Innofest Pitch Day! 15 minutes will be given to present on stage in front of delegates, investors and potential customers Audience will vote and the winner goes home with RM15,000 cash prize and incentives.



Halal Food / Health

Fashion, Art & Design

Media/New Media


Big Data / Cloud / Mobile

FinTech and
Islamic Finance


Humanitarian / Social Impact / Education