The Spreds Blog

4 great reasons to invest in start-ups

— 2 minutes read

1. Participating in job creation It has now become undeniable that in 2016, start-ups have contributed to the creation of an overwhelming amount of jobs in the Belgian landscape and have truly boosted the economy... 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

5 misconceptions about equity crowdfunding

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At Spreds, we offer different types of investments such as equity crowdfunding, which is one of the four existing methods of crowdfunding. This type of crowdfunding offers each investor a way to participate (through a Participatory Note) in the start-up's equity, in exchange for their investment... read more

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