The Spreds Blog

2018 : a change in investor behaviour?

— Investment tips — 5 minutes read

In July 2017, the Belgian government announced a series of important reforms including the establishment of a tax on securities accounts of more than €500,000 which should take effect in 2018. Following this announcement, many are already wondering how i twill affect investor behaviour... read more

5 Risks you will face as an Equity Crowdfunding Investor

— Investment tips — 2 minutes read

Equity Crowdfunding is a risky business. Nonetheless, the scope of risk associated with investing in a young company is difficult to quantify. Even the veteran investors go wrong with their calculations and judgments. But isn’t the investment business all about taking chances? Equity Crowdfunding has brought in umpteen opportunities to investors to make their fortunes and grow richer... read more

Explosion de green bonds : bonne ou mauvaise nouvelle ?

— Investment tips — 11 minutes read

L’ICMA (International Capital Market Association) se réunissait hier à Paris sur le thème des Green Bonds Principles. A défaut de consensus international, le secteur financier a pris l’initiative de s’autoréguler en édictant des règles régissant les fameux Green Bonds, ces obligations destinées à financer des projets ayant un effet positif sur l’environnement... read more

Let’s talk about risk

— Investment tips — 2 minutes read

Investing in start-ups and scale-ups is considered risky compared to other asset classes like publicly traded stocks or bonds. However, there is always a way to reduce your risk by simply building a diversified portfolio, and we’ll explain why... read more

Five factors to consider before investing in a start-up

— Investment tips — 3 minutes read

While at MyMicroInvest, we don't give advice on which specific start-ups to invest in, there are a few guidelines that can be taken into consideration to evaluate a company before deciding to invest in it. There are five factors that you should focus on before making an investment: A product or service offered should be the solution to a specific problem or need the market is having... read more