In a new op-ed for The National, one of the UAE’s most respected daily newspapers, Fady Jameel writes about the need to take crowdfunding seriously.  

He writes:

“When it comes to crowdinvesting, inclusion and equality are among its core tenets. Anyone who believes in the potential of a technology, or a cause, can support it – and in doing so can make a meaningful contribution to vital fields, such as clean energy. It is also a powerful communication tool which allows full transparency and open communication around project financing and delivery, reinforcing its potential as a source of empowerment. In the energy sector, investors and users become one and the same – shifting from a top-down model to a decentralized one that better serves the interests of citizens, communities and local businesses alike.”

Read the full article in its original location here.