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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

ZAAR.com.mt backing two local cultural productions

ZAAR.com.mt has launched two separate crowdfunding campaigns with the aim of helping two very promising local cultural productions see the light of the day. The first of these is Collapse, is the work of Unifaun Theatre Production and it is seeking  to raise €7000 in order to put into fruition its multidisciplinary artistic project. The second project is Pinocchio, and it isread more

With eeMod the Possibilities will be Endless

Great things come in small packages – and eeRoots are just €200 away from launching the smallest (in size), biggest (in concept), and simplest solution to all your prototyping problems. Wondering what eeMod is? In a nutshell, eeMod is a platform that will revolutionise the way you build prototypes, learn programming, control electronics, and even play with your kids. Withread more

UOM racing team launches crowdfunding campaign

The University of Malta racing team, Malta’s leading student racing team, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on ZAAR.com.mt with the aim of building a lighter and faster car. The team aims to raise €5000 through crowdfunding in order to compete in the Formula SAE championship around Europe. Read more about this initiative here.   Tweet