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MyMicroInvest: een invloedrijk 2016 legt de basis voor 2017
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MyMicroInvest is a crowdfunding platform that allows growing start-ups and companies to receive financing from a unique crowd of investors, from private individuals to industryprofessionals. MyMicroInvest also enables investors to partner up with professionals to support entrepreneurship thanks to minimum investments of €100.
MyMicroInvest’s overall mission is supporting entrepreneurs and enabling everyone to take part in the success of tomorrow’s companies. MyMicroInvest is established in the heart of Brussels with an international team, passionate about entrepreneurship and financing.
MyMicroInvest’s Timeline: History & Milestones
July: MyMicroInvest is founded.
September: MyMicroInvest receives the approval from the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) for the prospectus of its first crowdfunding campaign.
October: MyMicroInvest’s first online campaign, 2houses, raises €687,000.
Yearly Results 2012: 154 transactions – 2,725 active members – €700,000 raised
February: MyMicroInvest wins the Accenture Innovation Award in the category Financial Services and rings the bell at NYSE Euronext.
July: With YouScribe, a Paris-based company, MyMicroInvest executes its first cross-border transaction.
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.
Yearly Results 2013 (cumulative): 1,910 transactions – 11,847 active members – €5 million raised
March: MyMicroInvest hosts its first live crowdfunding session, an event where visitors can invest while meeting the entrepreneurs who pitch their project to them.
July: Offering an interest rate of 10% per year, the first crowdlending operation on MyMicroInvest was launched and successfully funded.
September through December: MyMicroInvest works on a partnership with BNP Paribas Fortis.
December: Partnerships with both BNP Paribas Fortis and Keytrade Bank are signed. Also, the first radio spot hits the airwaves.
Yearly Results 2014 (cumulative): 3,520 transactions – 21,339 active members – €8.6 million raised
March: MyMicroInvest moves to the heart of Europe - Brussels!
June: In 18 minutes, €100,000 is raised through crowdfunding for the project Acar’up.
July: MyMicroInvest closes a 3 million euros funding round to finance its international development.
October: MyMicroInvest is finalist at the ‘Entreprise Prometteuse de l’Année’ award ceremony.
December: MyMicroInvest is selected as one of the ‘Leading Global Fintech Innovators 2015’ by KPMG and H2 Ventures.
Yearly Results 2015 (cumulative): 7,040 transactions - 31,000 active members - €15 million raised
January: MyMicroInvest hosts its own live crowdfunding and raises €1,600,000 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.
February: Guillaume Desclée steps down from his executive position due to health reasons.
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.
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.
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.
December: MyMicroInvest launches Inventures II, the world's first venture-capital fund empowering smart, sustainable, and scalable SMEs.
Yearly Results 2016 (cumulative): 8,908 transactions - 35,953 active members - 32,8 million raised
January: José Zurstrassen resigns from his executive position while remaining a member on the board of Directors.
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.
March: Launch of our monthly event “Online-Offline” that allows our investors and entrepreneurs to meet and share ideas.
May: 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.
June: Launch of our first diversified offer with Startup Factory.