Crowdfunding for Blue Economy Projects

INSULEUR (Insular Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the European Union), organised a webinar, assisted by the Gozo Business Chamber and Rethymno Development Agency, as part of the project entitled ‘Capacity Building of Blue Economy Stakeholders to Effectively use Crowdfunding’

The webinar tackled crowdfunding in blue economy projects.  Dr Samuel Azzopardi and Matthew Caruana were the main speakers during this event.  Dr Samuel Azzopardi, is the representative on the Blue Economy for the European Committee of the Regions, while Matthew Caruana, is business innovator, coach and mentor, who is presently manager of ZAAR, Malta’s leading crowdfunding platform.

The main scope of this webinar was to highlight the importance of the Blue Economy and to provide participants with the basic elements of crowdfunding as an important financing tool.

You can access the full agenda of the event together with the biography of the speakers here.

You can access the presentation of Matthew Caruana here.

You can access Joseph Borg, INSULEUR President’s intervention here.

You can access a recording of the webinar here.