Fantastic news for CUBZZ

The fantastic Cubzz project was funded on angel.me in January 2016. They raised 103% of their objective of 15.000 € Since then, quite some progress was made: Carrefour became a distributor of the Cubzz products. See here for more info: Carrefour kiest voor Cubzz en Carrefour choisit Cubzz all the crowdfunders on angel.me received their … 

 

the entrepreneur awards

[NL] In het Diamant Center Brussels had op 12 mei 2016, voor een publiek van nagenoeg driehonderd genodigden, de prijsuitreiking plaats van The Entrepreneur Awards of the Year 2016. Dit is een organisatie van TOP MANAGEMENT en ANGEL.ME. Het prestigieuze karakter van de avond werd nog extra benadrukt door de aanwezigheid van Jan Jambon, Vice-premier … 

 

5 elements to include in a strong campaign

It’s vital that angels who want to support your project get a picture of what the project is about, and who the person behind it is. We often get asked:”what should we include in a project description?”. Ofcourse, this differs a bit per project, but in general having the following 5 elements increase the change … 

 

Capital Markets Union: Commission supports crowdfunding as alternative source of finance for Europe’s start-ups

Capital Markets Union: Commission supports crowdfunding as alternative source of finance for Europe’s start-ups Brussels, 3 May 2016 The European Commission is today publishing its report on the EU crowdfunding sector, part of the Capital Markets Union Action Plan. Supporting innovative ways of connecting savings to growth and diversifying the funding sources for European businesses … 

 

Crowdfunding platforms welcome progress on Prospectus Directive

European crowdfunding platforms, represented by the European Crowdfunding Network, the UK Crowdfunding Association, Financement Participatif France and Nederland Crowdfunding welcome the current EU debates in Brussels regarding the Prospectus Directive, aimed at making it easier for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) across Europe to raise finance. The crowdfunding industry supports the goals of both … 

 

Disruptive innovations : welcome or block ?

In May 2015, we organised an AngelSessionBXL. These are short evening meetups we started in Brussels, and will now expand to other cities around Belgium. That evening was very interesting with the following participants: Minister of mobility Pascal Smet, Uber Belgium chief Filip Nuytemans, Taxis Verts (Brussels) chief Jean-Michel Courtoy and Professor Pieter Ballon (iMinds). … 

 

5 reasons to do a crowdfunding campaign

Crowdfunding comes in many shapes and colours. Everyday, people are exposed to new projects who give this form of funding a shot. But what are the reasons for launching a crowdfunding campaign? (1) Funding The first reason is obviously to raise money. “Banks don’t care about starters or beginning entrepreneurs” or “I asked my banker for … 

 

Presentation of angel.me at the Technopolitics forum (with Uber and Google)