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Read about some of our milestones in the development of our product offerings as well as our participation in international events and visits from our royal highness Queen Máxima, an important ambassador for microfinance.

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    Qredits raises credit limit in Bonaire to $50,000

    11-01-2017

    As of January 1, 2017 starting and existing entrepreneurs on Bonaire can apply for microcredit loans up to $50,000. With this increase Qredits is able to finance even more (starting) entrepreneurs and further stimulate entrepreneurship on the island. Read more

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    Qredits lowers interest rates by 1%

    10-01-2017

    In 2016 Qredits issued over €42 million in business loans making it possible for 1,750 entrepreneurs to start or expand their businesses last year. This represents a 27% increase compared to 2015 results. Due to these positive results Qredits decided to lower all interest rates on microcredit and SME loans by 1% starting January 1, 2017. Read more

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    Qredits enters Aruba market

    12-12-2016

    On December 8 a momentous partnership agreement was signed between Qredits and the Aruban Government. Elwin Groenevelt, Qredits CEO and Prime Minister Eman of Aruba and Mr. Arends, Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications, signed an agreement that will contribute to the strengthening of entrepreneurship in Aruba. Read more

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    Qredits evening classes well received among unemployed youth

    01-10-2016

    Prior to the Summer Qredits piloted its new initiative Evening Classes to prepare and train unemployed youth for entrepreneurship. Following its success the program called EigenBaas (BeYourOwnBoss) has now started in three more cities throughout the country: Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Almelo. Read more

    First PhD research study into the effects of microfinance in the Netherlands

    20-09-2016

    Over the next four years, the first PhD research study will take place into the social and economic impact of Microcredit in developed economies. In this case the study focuses specifically on the situation in the Netherlands. The study is conducted by Alija Ibrahimovic, M.S. under the guidance of joint promoters Prof. Dr. Frank Verbeeten MBA and Dr. Niels Bosma of Utrecht University, Dr. Lex Teeffelen of the Hogeschool Utrecht and Qredits Microfianciering Nederland. Read more

    Qredits stimulates entrepreneurship on Bonaire

    21-08-2015

    Today on the island of Bonaire Governor Rijna Edison will be opening the first Qredits office in the Caribbean. An important milestone for local entrepreneurs. Qredits will introduce microcredit loans, mentoring as well as the school curriculum called Be Your Own Boss. Read more

    Qredits attends Mentoring Masterclass in London

    06-05-2015

    Since 2013 Qredits has been a proud member of Youth Business International (YBI), a global network of more than 40 non-profit organizations focused on stimulating youth entrepreneurship through microfinance, mentoring and training. Read more

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