The Spreds Blog

Contribute to a better world thanks to impact investing

— Investment tips — 6 minutes read

For some time now, our society has been starting to become more aware of the existence of societal and environmental issues and of the importance to solve them or at least, to improve them; whether it is climate change, world hunger, poverty, poor education in some parts of the world or gender inequalities, a lot of situations are alarming and require our immediate attention and support... read more

The gender gap in the entrepreneurial and investing world

— Investment tips — 6 minutes read

To celebrate international women's day (March 8th), we decided to take a look at the gender gap in the entrepreneurial and investment world. In Belgium and more generally in Europe, investing and entrepreneurship are still mostly masculine activities. If today, a lot of initiatives exist to incite and to help women create their own business, the majority of Belgium's entrepreneurs are men... read more

Behind the scenes, meet our Head of Issuers, Sébastien Commeyne

— Updates — 2 minutes read

Even though he has been working for Spreds for two years now, we haven't gotten the chance to introduce you to Sébastien, 28 years old, a hockey fan and Head of Issuers at Spreds. After a bachelor's degree in Economics and a master in Law, Sébastien continued his training with a second master in taxation.This master led him to his first job as a tax advisor... read more

3 good reasons to invest through Tax Shelter

— Investment tips — 4 minutes read

The Tax Shelter for start-ups law was put into place in February 2017 in order to stimulate crowdfunding investments in start-ups, SMEs or micro-businesses. Since then, our platform has allowed its investors (Belgian tax payers) to benefit from Tax Shelter when investing at least €100 per eligible start-up... read more