The Spreds Blog

Funded Family Forum: The challenges of a growing business

— Startup successes | Other — 5 minutes read

A few weeks ago, we decided to launch the first edition of our Funded Family Forum. The concept behind the event? Bringing together experts and entrepreneurs who have successfully completed a campaign on our website and giving them keys to develop their business and raise funds... read more

A slower economy is an opportunity, not a challenge

— Investment tips | Other — 3 minutes read

Over the last ten years the economy in Europe has fluctuated, with varying unemployment, low interest rates and changing growth figures. So, does crowdfunding work in times of economic stagnation or regression? That’s a question we believe we can answer: yes! In fact, crowdfunding is imperative to support businesses in times where loans are less available... read more

The GDPR law will be enforced on May 25th and Spreds is getting ready for it!

— Other — 2 minutes read

For quite some time now, businesses are getting ready for a new law called GDPR, which will be enforced on May 25th 2018. The digital world has evolved a lot in 23 years: in 1995, only 1% of Europeans were using the internet and social media didn't even exist yet. But, one thing hasn't evolved since then; the European Union's directive on data protection... read more

MyMicroInvest meets the 2017 Web Summit

— Other — 2 minutes read

Two weeks ago, I got to be the lucky guy flying to Lisbon to attend the Web Summit, the biggest technology conference in the world. Uber, Instagram, Netflix… most of these renown companies past through the Web Summit at some point in time... read more