Tagged: belgium

Huge Success: MyMicroInvest Easily Beats € 1 Million Self-Crowdfunding Goal in Under an Hour

Belgium’s largest investment crowdfunding platform MyMicroInvest easily cruised past its € 1 million in under one hour during a self-crowdfunding event that took place in Brussels today. While Crowdfund Insider is still awaiting the final tally, the one million euro hurdle was topped in about 20… Read More

MyMicroInvest to Self-Crowdfund € 1 Million at Live Event

MyMicroInvest, the leading investment crowdfunding platform in Belgium, is hosting a unique event tomorrow where it will “eat its own dogfood”.  MyMicroInvest will seek to crowdfund itself to the tune of €1 million – in under one hour. The new capital will be utilized to finance… Read More

CROWDSOURCING WEEK EUROPE 2015 – Brussels

Now in its second edition, Crowdsourcing Week Europe explores the best practices in crowdsourcing and the collaborative economy that are fundamentally changing society, mindsets and possibilities across all industries. The 5-day conference will unite European decision makers and entrepreneurs who are harnessing crowd-driven solutions to… Read More

Seedrs, KissKissBankBank Partner with ING on Crowdfunding “Fast Track”

ING Belgium has formed a partnership with two leading crowdfunding platforms.  Seedrs, based in the UK, and KissKissBankBank, based in France, will power a fast-track process for clients looking to raise capital.  In recognition of the fact that bank loans are not optimal for entrepreneurs… Read More

Acar’Up Raises €100,000 in Under One Hour on MyMicroInvest in Belgium

Acar’Up, a pharmaceutical laboratory specialising in the fight against allergies set itself a challenge to raise €100,000 in 1 hour.  The goal was met in just 8 minutes. According to company representatives, Acar’Up set a window to invest on June 1st, from 12 noon to 1PM…. Read More

Kickstarter Opens For Five More European Countries

Continuing its global expansion, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced that it has opened shop for five European countries: Austria, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Kickstarter revealed on Tuesday: “We’re thrilled to announce that Kickstarter is now available to creators in five more European countries: Austria, Belgium,… Read More

CrowdTuesday – Brussels

CrowdTuesday in Brussels. The crowdfunding ecosystem in the area is invited to get together, for two hours of discussions about the crowdfunding industry, its news and developments. The focus theme of this event is Crowdfunding for Music and the Arts. Following the agenda of the event:… Read More

Impact and Potential of collaborative Internet and additive manufacturing technologies

The Internet is allowing virtual communities to easily co-create digital assets and intellectual content at a very low “cooperation cost”. The ideology behind the open-source software development methodology has actually spread to new domains such as open-data, open-design and open-innovation. A new set of Internet… Read More

Brief: Solar Bond Offered on DuurzaamInvesteren

Relatively new investment crowdfunding platform DuurzaamInvesteren is seeking to carve out a niche in the renewable energy crowdfunding space. The Amsterdam based company has offered three wind energy projects and now they are offering investors the chance to participate in their first “Solar Bond”. Renewable… Read More

CrowdTuesday – Brussels

CrowdTuesday is back in Brussels, this time in a different location with space for even more attendees. On the 7th of October you are invited for two fantastic hours of discussions, presentations and networking over some drinks. The agenda for this CrowdTuesday is the following:… Read More

EU Crowdfunding Expert Group Scheduled to Meet on September 25th

As part of the Single Market Forum 2014, the EU Expert Group on crowdfunding is scheduled to meet in Brussels next week on Thursday, September 25th. The Single Market Forum is designed to assess how well the European Union’s single market works in practice. The… Read More

ANGEL.ME SUMMIT 2014

9.45  REGISTRATION & COFFEE:  Please come early to register on time. The conference starts 10.30 sharp. 10.30  Welcome & introduction: Bart Becks, Founder angel.me. Official start of angel.me summit 2014. 10.45  Dries Buytaert, Co-founder & CTO Acquia; Creator Drupal.  From my dormroom in Antwerp to building… Read More

Major VC Firm Invests in “Maily” Offering on Seedrs

Maily is an email application for kids.  Children are almost immediately introduced to the digital world these days and Maily wants to provide the proper environment for communication – accompanied by sufficient parental control.  Face it – fibbing about the child’s age and setting up… Read More

LIX Launches Kickstarter Campaign For The World’s Smallest 3D Pen

Creating a new tool for artists, LIX launched its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its 3D printing pen. The Lix 3D pen enables an artist to doodle in the air. The professional tool offers the artist the comfort and pushes their creativity to a whole… Read More

Benelux Venture Forum Seeks Applicants

Companies seeking to raise investment capital are invited to apply for one of the 40 pitching slots at the 14th edition of the Benelux Venture Forum held on the 18th of June in Leuven, Belgium. The 10 best received companies at the Benelux Venture Forum… Read More

Crowdsource Week Announces Event in Brussels

Crowdsourcing Week (CSW) announces the CSW Summit in Brussels on June 5-6, 2014, the first in a series of global summits planned for 2014. The two-day summit with BNP Paribas Fortis as a premier partner will be the first of its kind in Brussels. The… Read More

Crowdfunding for Media Companies – Brussels

Explore the potential of crowdfunding for your media project: crowdfunding is an innovative way of boosting your intra- and entrepreneurial impact, testing innovations within a community that trusts you and learn from failures of campaigns that did not work out. Beside that it could help… Read More

The Future of Content: Innovations in Content Creation – Brussels

The Future Media Lab. is pleased to announce our 4th conference: “The Future of Content: Innovations in Content Creation, Consumption and Dissemination”. The conference, which will take place on 21 January 2014 in Brussels, aims to bring together media experts, key stakeholders, and politicians to address… Read More

NewsMonkey Raises €315,000 on Belgian Equity site MicroInvest

Belgium Based Equity Crowdfunding site MicroInvest Has Announced Successful Close 3X Initial Target. MyMicroInvest, the Belgian crowdfunding platform, announced that a total amount of €315,000 had been collected during the financing campaign supporting the creation of NewsMonkey, a Dutch-speaking news site. The funds that have been… Read More

KPMG Touts European Crowdfunding Network as Role Model

Global consulting firm KPMG, along with international law firm Stibbe, have produced a report for the Flemish government (in Flemish) in Belgium.  The report was originally published in August but is just recently being shared publicly.  The report is a high level review as to how… Read More

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