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Crowdfunding in Flanders: tons of possibilities

An alternative form of financing, crowdfunding allows you to get the first part of their required financing online. Discover the many opportunities in Flanders.

Numerous crowdfunding initiatives

  • Offers support to innovative start-ups in many sectors
  • Can be done through equity or reward

  • Intended for start-ups developing mobile applications
  • Active worldwide

  • Launched by KBV in 2014
  • Targets financial investments such as equities or bonds
  • Entrepreneurs can obtain up to EUR 300,000, or up to EUR 5 million through private placements

  • Active in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany and Luxembourg
  • All sectors are eligible for many types of crowdfunding, including donations, loans, equity participation and more

  • Platform operated by the city of Ghent
  • For-profit and non-profit organizations are eligible
  • Only financially supported through donations or donations in exchange for symbolic attention

  • Acts as a crossroads between film and TV producers and investors

  • Focused on innovative and tech start-ups as well as classic SMEs and nonprofits
  • 3 funding types: loans, rewards or donations

  • Targets growing SMEs
  • Funding exclusively through loans

  • Multisector MNEs are eligible
  • Funding is provided by the general public and private investors

  • Targets sustainable initiatives in the social, cultural and healthcare sectors
  • Attracts private capital

  • Funding through donations and rewards 

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