The Spreds Blog

IPO, the dream exit?

— Investment tips | Other — 2 minutes read

For some private companies, IPOs are often considered as the Holy Grail. But what is an IPO exactly, and why is it sought out? When a privately held company turns to the public to raise capital on the stock market for the first time, the process is famously called an Initial Public Offering, shortened to IPO, which is a public offering of shares that are sold to investors on a stock exchange... read more

Are Millennials investing?

— Investment tips | Other — 2 minutes read

Often categorised as selfish or ungrateful, the generation that is known as “Millennials” are proving to be quite the generous bunch and are slowly growing into socially conscious investors. Millennials are the generation born in the 80s and mid-90s, who have come of age in the financial crisis... read more

5 Reasons You Should Invest on MyMicroInvest

— Investment tips — 1 minute read

We’ve listed our top 5 reasons to seriously consider investing in our crowdfunding projects as part of a well-diversified portfolio. Investing online was never easier! You should invest on MyMicroInvest because... You’ll potentially maximise your return on investment. Who knows, you might just share in the success of the next big thing... read more

Tax Shelter 2017: What you need to know

— Investment tips — 2 minutes read

Starting 2017, investing in growth businesses on MyMicroInvest will become a lot easier and attractive! Let’s talk about the tax shelter and what this means for you. Back in July 2015, the Belgian government implemented a series of tax incentives for investors to fund entrepreneurs and their SMEs... read more

Diversification: what it means with equity crowdfunding

— Investment tips — 2 minutes read

Louise, our specialist in customer service, has a few words of advice for our investors on diversifying investments. Equity crowdfunding (also called investment crowdfunding) means you are investing your money into unlisted companies who are seeking capital in exchange for a stake in their company, which is “equity”. Investment crowdfunding is a high-risk, long-term investment... read more