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Malta’s first crowdfunding platform officially launched

ZAAR.com.mt has been officially launched, creating Malta’s first crowdfunding platform. This will allow aspiring entrepreneurs to fund their business ideas through the innovative method of crowdfunding. A first for Malta, this method should help address  the difficult new Maltese firms in accessing finance. Read more about the launch here.   Tweet

Crowdfunding platform launched

Malta’s first crowdfunding platform, ZAAR, was launched earlier today at Spazju Kreattiv, St James’s Cavalier. Aspiring entrepreneurs seeking funding for their start-ups can now promote their project idea on the website, www.zaar.com.mt, to receive small donations from a large group of people. Crowdfunding has become extremely popular abroad over the past few years as a result of the highly-popular websitesread more

Here is how Crowdfunding can help you in Malta

If you have an idea or project in mind but lack the financial resources, don’t despair. The Malta Business Bureau together with the University of Malta has launched ZAAR.com.mt, a crowdfunding platform specifically designed to help you fund your ideas. Read this article to learn how you can benefit from ZAAR.com.mt here.   Tweet

Training session for crowdfunded projects, start-ups and other causes

Zaar, Malta’s first crowdfunding platform set to be launched before the end of the year, has signed a support agreement with Grant Thornton Malta. Grant Thornton will be supporting Zaar – which is operated by PEI Ltd – in defining customer due diligence prior to launching a project on the platform, providing training and toolkits for project initiators and start-ups,read more

Grant Thornton Malta teams up with Zaar

Corporate Accounting and Financial Services firm Grant Thornton has teamed up with ZAAR.com.mt. It will help the local crowdfunding platform by overseeing customer due diligence, provision of training and toolkits for project initiators and start-ups, as well as provide one-to-one assistance and business advice to project initiators who have decided to take the crowdfunding route. Read more about this partnership here.read more

Crowd puller

Crowdfunding gives start-ups an alternative access to finance, says Karl Grech, who has been appointed as crowdfunding platform manager and entrusted to develop the business for the first Maltese crowdfunding platform. The Malta Business Bureau and the University of Malta have set up the Foundation for the Promotion of Entrepreneurial Initiatives to promote entrepreneurship in Malta and support local start-upsread more