Our experience with crowdfunding

Recently I was interviewed by Julie Sibille about our crowdfunding experience earlier this year. Here’s the entire interview. Could you briefly present yourself and share your thoughts about your fundraising experience with MyMicroInvest? “My name is Inge Van Belle, Co-Founder at Herculean, the sportainment and corporate wellbeing platform. Together with the Founder Yves Vekemans, I…

Equity crowdfunding goes live!

Herculean officially launches the Equity Crowdfunding campaign, as an integral part of the growth capital strategy! To be clear: it’s not about donations, it’s about giving a unique opportunity to Hercules fans to acquire a share -starting from €100- as with any other investment. Earlier, we have already mentioned that Equity Crowdfunding hasn’t yet found…

Co-Founder Inge Van Belle talks about Herculean’s growth plans on Kanaal Z

Inge Van Belle, co-founder of Herculean, shines on Kanaal Z. She talks about the growth strategy of Herculean, about Barbara Torfs, who is becoming the managing director of Herculean Belgium and about the equity crowdfunding that is part of a complete increase of capital. This equity crowdfunding is going live on the 22nd of March!…

Crowdfunding verdrievoudigt (NL)

“Crowdfunding wordt in ons land steeds populairder. In 2016 is er bijna drie keer zo veel geld opgehaald voor diverse projecten via het internet dan in 2015. Zowel particulieren als bedrijven zamelen via deze weg ook steeds vaker fondsen in.” Artikel overgenomen van DeRedactie.be, geschreven door Kirsten Sokol. Herculean organiseerde een crowdfunding kickoff op 15/2 en…

Herculean goes crowd

It has been in the air for a while and we’re happy now to confirm the news: Herculean will start crowdfunding as from 15th February. That’s good news, because it has been our ambition since the start to engage and reward our fan community. The time is now right for this step. The crowdfunding campaign is purely based…

Crowdfunding: let’s bring Belgium in the lead

Belgium is one of the least mature of the developed markets when it comes to Crowdfunding. USA, UK, FR, GE and NL are leading the pack (with 63% globally). And guess what: the French part in Belgium is doing better than the Flemish. A typical reaction would be: “You must be crazy to go for crowdfunding then”….

Live Crowdfunding with MyMicroInvest

Yesterday, I was invited to an energizing live crowdfunding event “Magic 5”, powered by MyMicroInvest, in the beautiful city of Ghent. Did you know that: MyMicroInvest is building one of the largest equity and loan-based crowdfunding platforms for start-ups, scale-ups (like ourselves) and professional investors in Europe? We are preparing our next investment round of 1,5…

To crowd or not to crowd?

“Inspired by the United Nations, we founded Herculean as a cooperative company. It has always been our ambition to engage the Herculean fans as shareholders of our organisation. Today, we are making our first steps towards a new level, by inviting the Herculeans to be a part of our company.” Inge and Yves, founders of Herculean.coop A few years ago, the…