Crowdfunding in the GCC – A New and Faster Source of Funding
April 2, 2019
The internet and FinTech disruptions have facilitated investors and entrepreneurs seeking funds to come together in an environment of shared values and risk perceptions. Crowdfunding is emerging as a formal and accepted means for financing across the world and this trend is increasingly common in the GCC region as well. There is a growing consensus that crowdfunding will revolutionize the seed funding for startups and venture funding activities. Moreover, investing through crowdfunding (or crowd investing) is a tool for investors to scan the market for initiatives and projects that interest them, be it local or global.