The Spreds Blog

Meet Julie Van Oostende, our new Premium Investors Manager

— Updates | Other — 1 minute read

The Spreds Team has a new member! Meet Julie Van Oostende (yes, another Julie), our new Premium Investors Manager. Since March, Julie decided to join our ranks after a career in the Hospitality Industry where she was in charge of Marketing and Communication. Julie studied in Switzerland and lived in London for 6 years... read more

LEGALESE 101: The alarm bell procedure

— Updates | Other — 5 minutes read

One might associate Spreds with our primary service, being the quest to offer interesting investment opportunities in disruptive enterprises. It is true that this is what is most apparent when you browse our website, but the work we do for our members does not just limit itself to offering you the opportunity to boost our economy by investing in promising young companies... read more

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