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Crowdfunding Research Projects

Finding the funds for research through traditional channels is becoming increasingly difficult – which is why many researchers are turning to crowdfunding. Most universities finance their research projects in conjunction with funding from the government, from agencies or from philanthropists (sometimes called Angel Investors). However, securing these resources isn’t always possible, and may prove particularly difficult to obtain in theread more

Three Ways To Help Your Small Business Survive

A small business functions in exactly the same way a big business does… The only difference is that the resources are much more limited. This should never be seen as a disadvantage, though, as there are various ways a small business can not only survive but also thrive here in Malta – and perhaps even beyond! Crowdfunding: As Malta andread more

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Halloween Crowdfunding Campaigns

Check out Malta’s very own creepy crowdfunding campaign! Up until a few years ago, Halloween didn’t mean much to us Maltese; all we knew was that it featured a lot in American movies. However, in recent years, we’ve seen a surge in interest in all things spooky, scary, creepy and horror-y, especially around this time of year. This celebration ofread more

Make A Difference This World Food Day

Today marks World Food Day, an occasion in which the world comes together to help eradicate hunger in our lifetime. All too often, it’s very easy to forget that there are 795,000,000 people in the world who do not have enough food to survive on, particularly when we have so much. Our over-consumption of food, particularly meat, in the West has ledread more

ZAAR Success! Comics To Make Their Way to Public Library

It may have taken three months of high-energy campaigning, but NGO Graphic Novels Library Malta (GNLM) has successfully reached its €2,000 crowdfunding goal (and exceeded it) to, finally, bring the graphic novel to the Central Public Library in Floriana, Malta! “We’re ecstatic,” said Ryan Scicluna, the chairperson of GNLM and the assistant librarian of the University of Malta. “The comicread more

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The Best Crowdfunding Campaigns Ever

Two of the top five highest funded crowdfunding projects of all time are video games Ever wondered about the most successful crowdfunding projects to ever get funded? Well, a look at Wikipedia’s list of the highest funded campaigns ever gives a very interesting overview of what people want to invest their money into these days. The most funded project, classifiedread more

Secrets of Highly Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns (Part 1)

Crowdfunding is an excellent way of gathering support for your product or project and, if done well, it can help you kick-start your marketing campaign, find new customers and expand your business. Here’s some useful advice to get you going. 1) Know your product/project inside out – This might sound obvious, however it’s important to make sure you know exactlyread more