Shariah Compliant International Entrepreneurship: A Study of Islamic Finance in Europe

Keywords: International Entrepreneurship, Islamic Finance, Shariah, Entrepreneurship, Internationalization


Islam is the second largest religion in the world. Muslims are the target of most of the homeland and foreign businesses in their market. Islamic finance is also is an international solution to promote the entrepreneurship. The objective of this paper is to explore the international entrepreneurship from Islamic view. This study argues shariah-compliant entrepreneurship in international context. For doing so, we explore entrepreneurship in Islam, offer potential opportunities for conducting Islamic-oriented business and investigate the performance European countries in Islamic finance and entrepreneurship.

Author Biography

Vahid Jafari Sadeghi, University of Turin

Vahid Jafari Sadeghi is a Ph.D. candidate involved in the Business and Management program at the University of Turin, Italy. He has published papers in a several international journals and publications. His research interests are international entrepreneurship, innovation, gender and entrepreneurship, internationalization and globalization and international business and trade. Vahid is member of editorial board/ reviewer of scientific journals such as International Journal of Business and Management (IJBM) etc.


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