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Zaar Campaign Crowdfunds to Empower Women Through Craft

My Cutie Rag Doll is a social enterprise to help girls and jobless women find their feet and craft their future.    A campaign has recently launched on local crowdfunding platform, Zaar, to support a new social project that could change the lives of women in need in Malta. My Cutie Rag Doll will empower girls and jobless women byread more

The 5 Most-Asked Questions about Crowdfunding (Answered by your local experts at Zaar)

With crowdfunding becoming more popular as an alternative finance solution, here are our answers to the top five questions on crowdfunding – drop us an email with yours! Q: What is crowdfunding? A: Crowdfunding is a form of alternative finance. It gives entrepreneurs, businesses, start-ups, charities – anyone from any industry – the chance to raise money to fund theirread more

LifeCycle Challenge Crowdfunds for Kidney Research

The Zaar campaign hopes to raise €7000 for renal patients, via LifeCycle’s 10-day, 2000km cycling challenge from Buenos Aires to Santiago de Chile A cyclist joining the next long-distance LifeCycle challenge is crowdfunding on local platform Zaar, with all donations going towards kidney research – and the campaign has already raised more than half its funding goal. As part ofread more

7 Steps to Raising Money by Crowdfunding on Zaar

Crowdfunding is a way to raise money to fund your idea, business or cause. But how does it work? Read on… Pick your platform There are many crowdfunding platforms out there, but only one in Malta. As the island’s reward and donation-based crowdfunding platform, Zaar makes it easy to launch your online campaign, and helps you reach and inspire bothread more

Everything You Need to Know About Crowdfunding (in 3 Minutes or Less)

Do you like the sound of crowdfunding, but not sure what it’s all about? Here’s your super-quick guide to all things crowdfunding to help you get started! What’s crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is a way of raising money from a ‘crowd’ of individuals interested in your project, cause or idea. It’s become one of the world’s favourite alternative finance methods, since itread more

FPEI explores the role of Entrepreneurship in Creative Sector in Next Round of Popular Programme

Malta’s artists and creatives have the chance to learn entrepreneurial skills through the upcoming FPEI and Arts Council Malta initiative   First introduced last year, the Entrepreneurship for Creatives, Artists and Cultural Managers Programme aims to support the growth of Malta’s creative or cultural sectors, by building the entrepreneurial skills of individuals or groups working within them. The initiative isread more

New Campaign Crowdfunds Camino Walk for Sports Charity

Christine Gingell will walk the final stage of the famous Camino de Santiago to raise funds for The Jonathan Chetcuti Program A new crowdfunding campaign sponsors a trek on the Camino de Santiago, to raise funds for young athletes as part of The Jonathan Chetcuti Program. From September 7 – the day after the close of the online campaign onread more

Looking back on the first INCrowd project – and why you should join the next!

The first INCrowd Academy with FPEI/Zaar gave four youths the tools to get their ideas off the ground For a small group of promising young entrepreneurs from Malta and Gozo, May 2022 marked an exciting moment in their careers. Between 13-15 May, four carefully selected applicants to the INCrowd project took a fully funded trip to an international crowdfunding academyread more

Applications Open for Second INCrowd Project

Young entrepreneurs can now apply for the EU project’s next round, with a chance to grow their ideas at a crowdfunding academy in Padua, Italy   The second round of the popular INCrowd project is set to take a select number of young people on a fully funded trip to an international crowdfunding academy in Padua, Italy, this November. Applicationsread more