Life of Pi to bridge the funds gap

Friday, March 15, 2013

Pi Slice, a start-up based in Dubai, intends to serve as a platform for individuals and companies seeking to raise capital through crowdfunding.

This method is similar to that used by websites such as Kickstarter, but in Pi Slice’s case it is aimed at supporting Palestinian farmers and providing jobs for the region’s unemployed youth

Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/economy/life-of-pi-to-bridge-the-funds-gap#ixzz2Ne13MNXb
Follow us: @TheNationalUAE on Twitter | thenational.ae on FacebookA new company is attempting to help bridge a US$3.5 billion (Dh12.85bn) funding gap for the Middle East’s poorest entrepreneurs by linking them to microcredit loans bankrolled by the social media generation.

Source: The National (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship
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impact investing, social enterprise