On December 11 Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima of the Netherlands paid a work visit to the Qredits non-profit foundation in Almelo. Read more
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.
As of December 1, 2014 Qredits is accepting business loan applications up to €250,000. This new measure will significantly increase funding opportunities for small and medium size companies in The Netherlands. Read more
In early June, Swedish YBI member NyföretagarCentrum and Dutch YBI member Qredits hosted a learning visit from our Canadian member, Futurpreneur Canada. Read more
In September 2012 Qredits launched their first e-learning course Ondernemingsplan schrijven (How to write a Business Plan). Over 1,500 copies have been sold since and three other e-learning courses have been written and published. Read more
At the 2013 YBI (Youth Business International) Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit in London last September where Qredits became a member of the YBI network, Qredits’ Canadian peer organisation, Futurpreneur Canada, received the inaugural YBI Network Citizen Award. Read more
Of the 4,500 entrepreneurs who received a microcredit loan from Qredits over the past 5 years 82% are still active. "This is an excellent rate, because of all companies started in the Netherlands over the past 3 years 67% is still in business," said Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima, member of the Dutch Committee on Financing and Entrepreneurship, during her speech at a symposium held in honour of Qredits 5-year anniversary last Friday. Read more
From June 24-26 Qredits participated in the annual conference of the European Microfinance Network (EMN), which was held in Stockholm. Read more