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Inspire teams up with Zaar to crowdfund therapeutic Horseback Riding

Inspire has teamed up with Zaar.com.mt to launch a crowdfunding campaign aimed at funding horseback riding for people with a disability in Gozo. This service was much needed in Gozo and it will help people improve their physical condition and gain confidence in their abilities. Read more about this initiative on: Malta Today Gozo News   Tweet

Local Pinocchio production adds crowdfunding to its startegy

In this piece by Iggy Fenech, the director of Johane Casabene Dance Conservatoire shares her ambitions about the upcoming play of Pinocchio. Aware of Malta’s market limitations, Johane has turned to local crowdfunding platform ZAAR.com.mt to help fulfill her professional ambitions. Read more about the story and how you can help over here.   Tweet

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

Zaar places first in 2016 National Enterprise Support Award

Zaar.com.mt, Malta’s first crowd-funding platform, has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Malta’s National Enterprise Support Awards. As part of its success, Zaar will now be representing Malta in the 2016 European Enterprise Promotion Awards. Held in Slovakia next November, this contest is the European equivalent of the one which Zaar has just locally won. Click here toread more

Meet the man behind Malta’s first Graphic Novel Library

It was in 2013 when Ryan Scicluna, a comic book fanatic and librarian by profession, decided to start a public graphic novel collection. Aware of the demand in foreign countries, and eager to ensure a well-curated comic section, Ryan successfully launched a crowdfunding campaign to reach these aims. Read more about how Ryan used crowdfunding here.   Tweet

Cycling across America to help out children

A team of cyclists is gearing up to take part in the Race Across America. Through this race, the team aims to collect funds to help children in St. Claire College San Miguel, Pembroke’s primary School.  The group aims to collect money via two ways – direct donations, as well as through a crowdfunding campaign with ZAAR.com.mt One can find more informationread more

Victim Support Malta runs past well beyond its crowdfunding target

Victim Support Malta, an NGO which helps victims of crime, has managed to raise €840, well-surpassing its target of €500. In the lead up to the Gozo Marathon, a crowdfunding campaign was launched on Zaar.com.mt and the money raised will go towards relocating towards more spacious offices. Read more about this success story here. Tweet

The Worst Crowdfunding Ideas EVER

While some pretty insane ideas manage to get crowdfunded by millions, some others are just too wild even for the most daring investors. The array of ludicrous and just plain ridiculous ideas on crowdfunding platforms is vast, however there’s one that gets the Gold Medal in our opinion. It’s PAUL – aka ‘The Sexiest Smartphone Charger on the Planet’ –read more