Throughout her youth, Jesrina Arshad suffered from rashes and hives popping up seemingly at random. She would be midway through a sandwich or enjoying a rich scoop of ice cream when itchy red marks would appear on her skin. Sometimes these unsightly rashes would be accompanied by stomach pains or severe migraines, compounding her discomfort.… Read More Bold Women on a Mission
Education empowers people, but not everyone can afford one. There are many who understand its true value however, and many who would be happy to help others get an education – if they knew how. In this era of digital, Skolafund have come up with an answer, and it involves the crowd… Education – A Human Right… Read More Crowd-Powering Education
It’s been an exciting week for us here at Ata Plus, and after months of hard work, we are pleased to be kicking-off with a bang. Today, we present you with not just one, but three up and coming companies, each doing some very interesting work within the fintech, e-commerce and crowdfunding landscape. People are… Read More Meet our First Listings!
We often hear that the financial landscape is changing with the emergence of new technology; and this technology is making it easier for companies to access financing. Since the inception of crowdfunding, and the predominance of reward based crowdfunding with the likes of Kickstarter.com, it was noted that some of the companies who received contributions… Read More Our Four Main Reasons Why Investors Should Look into Equity Crowdfunding
Labour day is one of those holidays that no one really pays attention to. It came like a ‘bleep’, more of an unexpected and comforting holiday that usually contributes to a long weekend filled with all sorts of unplanned vacation and recreational activities. Having said that, labour day could mean more than a gift of… Read More The Meaning of Work – Labour Day
When it comes to getting money, there’s no one more eager than a business owner. Be it for starting-up or getting funding to push the business to the next level, businesses will opt for the easiest, fastest and cheapest way. Unfortunately, as we all know; money does not grow on trees. The most common way… Read More Why Opt for Crowdfunding : Part I
The term ‘crowd’ has been a buzzword for the past few years. The term commonly goes around with the attached verb, implying that everyone is participating in a particular activity. Now, that may not sound like something new. But in the age of the internet and mass social media, the term evokes the image of… Read More Crowdfunding Basics