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Digimedia
MyMicroInvest devient Spreds

Digimedia, 2018-02-07

MyMicroInvest a décidé de changer de nom : « Spreds ». Spreds sera mené par Charles-Albert de Radzitzky (CEO) et Gilles van der Meerschen (Chief Bu...

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De Tijd
Crowdfunding wordt volwassen in België

De Tijd, 2018-02-07

Crowdfunding, waarbij starters voor financiering aankloppen bij het grote publiek, kende een opvallend sterke groei in 2017. Dat is te danken aan e...

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La Libre Belgique
La plateforme de financement participatif MyMicroInvest s'efface au profit de Spreds

La Libre Belgique, 2018-02-06

Cela bouge sur le marché belge du "crowdfunding" (financement participatif). Créée en 2011, la plateforme MyMicroInvest (MMI) change en effet de no...

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Spreds
MyMicroInvest becomes “Spreds”

Spreds, 2018-02-06

After ending 2017 on a high note, MyMicroInvest is ready to dive into a long-awaited change. Following a long and fruitful collaboration of more th...

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Spreds
MyMicroInvest wordt "Spreds"

Spreds, 2018-02-06

Na 2017 op een positieve noot beëindigd te hebben, is MyMicroInvest klaar om een reeks langverwachte en opwindende veranderingen door te voeren. N...

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Spreds
MyMicroInvest devient "Spreds"

Spreds, 2018-02-06

Après une longue et fructueuse collaboration de plus de six ans, MyMicroInvest et le fonds de venture capital à impact Inventures ont décidé de...

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Are you wishing to communicate about Spreds and wish to find out more about us? Don’t hesitate to contact us.

Photo Marie Cruysmans
Marie Cruysmans (French, English)

Email marie@spreds.com
Tel +32 494 33 14 02

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Jonathan Piepers (Dutch, English)

Email jonathan@spreds.com
Tel +32 472 31 54 02

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About Spreds

Spreds is an investment platform offering everyone, regardless the size of their assets, an easy way to invest in businesses that improve their surrounding world. Spreds strives to help them mitigate their investment risks through transparency, education and diversification. Spreds loves entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial ecosystem and allows inspiring businesses to raise funds in a convenient, flexible and cost-efficient way and in a safe environment.

Spreds offers alternative products to banks and wealth managers, to stock exchange products and funds which are often seen as disconnected from the entrepreneurial economy. Spreds is established in the heart of Brussels with a dynamic and passionate team and is the Belgian leader and one of the European leading investment platforms for start-ups and scale-ups.


History & Milestones

2018

February: Following a long and fruitful collaboration of more than six years, MyMicroInvest and Inventures have decided to continue their separate ways. MyMicroInvest becomes Spreds.

2017

September: Launch of our own diversification service "Tracer" including two Tax Shelter Tracers (2017 & 2018) and the Impact VC Tracer.
Our platform's first record breaking exit took place. Twenty months after taking part in Yoga Room's fundraising; investors accepted a buyback offer of their shares in the startup, granting them an interesting return of twice the initial amount invested in Yoga Room.

June: Launch of our first Tracer with Startup Factory.

April: MyMicroInvest is officially the first crowdfunding platform to receive accreditation from the Financial Services and Markets Authority, enabling the MyMicroInvest crowd to reduce their taxes by investing in eligible start-ups.

March: Launch of our monthly event "Online-Offline" that allows our investors and entrepreneurs to meet and share ideas.

February: Implementation of the long-awaited new legislation for crowdfunding platforms: the Startup Tax Shelter. MyMicroInvest is the first platform to offer investors Tax Shelter opportunities thanks to the Europea Residences campaign.

2017 Results (cumulative): 11,883 transactions - 40,517 active members - €47,3 million raised

2016

December: MyMicroInvest launches Inventures II, the world's first venture-capital fund empowering smart, sustainable, and scalable SMEs.

November: MyMicroInvest hosts the Magic 5 event in Gent, with special guest Alexander De Croo, in order to celebrate its 5 years of existence, and raises almost €10,000,000 in one night thanks to crowdfunding.

September: MyMicroInvest launches its first European roadshow, across 29 countries in Europe: an opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors to connect and plan the future of entrepreneurship and crowdfunding in Europe.

June: MyMicroInvest hosts a live crowdfunding event which turns out to be a huge success, with more than 300 investors in the room. MyMicroInvest also holds a call for project with Partena giving centre stage to big entrepreneurs with even bigger projects.

January: MyMicroInvest hosts its own live crowdfunding and raises €1,750,000 from the crowd in one hour. MyMicroInvest creates its own online profile just like any other start-up, proving the true added value of its methodology.

2016 Results (cumulative): 8,908 transactions - 35,953 active members - €32,8 million raised

2015

December: MyMicroInvest is selected as one of the ‘Leading Global Fintech Innovators 2015’ by KPMG and H2 Ventures.

October: MyMicroInvest is finalist at the ‘Entreprise Prometteuse de l’Année’ award ceremony.

July: MyMicroInvest closes a 3 million euros funding round to finance its international development.

June: In 18 minutes, €100,000 is raised through crowdfunding for the project Acar’up.

March: MyMicroInvest moves to the heart of Europe - Brussels!

2015 Results (cumulative): 7,040 transactions - 31,000 active members - €15 million raised

2014

December: Two year Partnerships with both BNP Paribas Fortis and Keytrade Bank are signed. Also, the first radio spot hits the airwaves.

July: Offering an interest rate of 10% per year, the first crowdlending operation on MyMicroInvest was launched and successfully funded.

March: MyMicroInvest hosts its first live crowdfunding session, an event where visitors can invest while meeting the entrepreneurs who pitch their project to them.

2014 Results (cumulative): 3,520 transactions – 21,339 active members – €8.6 million raised

2013

November: On MyMicroInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding transaction in Europe takes place: €1.3 million raised thanks to 1,487 crowd investors and professional investors in Newsmonkey.

July: With YouScribe, a Paris-based company, MyMicroInvest executes its first cross-border transaction.

February: MyMicroInvest wins the Accenture Innovation Award in the category Financial Services and rings the bell at NYSE Euronext.

2013 Results (cumulative): 1,910 transactions – 11,847 active members – €5 million raised

2012

October: MyMicroInvest’s first online campaign, 2houses, raises €687,000.

September: MyMicroInvest receives the approval from the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) for the prospectus of its first crowdfunding campaign.

2012 Results (cumulative): 154 transactions – 2,725 active members – €700,000 raised

2011

July: MyMicroInvest is founded.