First phase capital increase and new Chairman

Herculean, the cooperative holding behind Hercules Trophy, Hercules Academy and Hercules Projects, has completed the first phase of their capital increase and appoints a new chairman. Founder Yves Vekemans remains CEO. The company is still 100% Belgian, while improving corporate governance and strengthening the financial basis, in order to accelerate the international roll-out of the…

To grain or not to grain?

In an interesting article from Novomed, dr. Hashim Seedat – an expert in integrating the healing arts, focusing on the importance of nutrition, exercise, homeopathy and acupuncture – states that a lot of people don’t realise the true impact of grain on our body and overall health. “Grains are best described as small, dry seeds that grow…

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…

How was Hercules Trophy Mechelen?

How did Hercules Trophy 2017 go  in Mechelen? In one word: fantastic! The odds were in our favor: the weather was perfect for doing outdoor activities. Not too hot or too cold. The vibe was great from the start until the end, the participating teams really enjoyed it and the 12 Herculean labours were a…

OM Partners’ view on Corporate Wellbeing

How do you attract and retain excellent people? How do you keep team spirit high and where does the Hercules Trophy come in? OM Partners, one of our newest fans, explains it all in 12 Herculean questions.   Who is OM Partners?   “OM Partners is a Belgian software and consulting company that delivers Supply…

Venue map Hercules Trophy Belgium

From Friday 23rd until Sunday 25th June, the coolest corporate challenge on the planet will take place at De Nekker in Mechelen, Belgium.   The weather forecast looks fabulous, which makes it the ideal family trip. Your colleagues, partner and children can enjoy the Herculean activities, but also go to the several beaches and waterpark. Book…

The pace of life and work

These last couple of months, I’ve noticed a significant rise in requests from companies to help them with two critically important issues. The first one, is finding a solution for their workforce, who oftentimes experience a gigantic work overload, resulting in a continuous feeling of being stressed. The second issue has an entirely different nature,…

Healthy breakfast: Cheesecake with granola and kiwi

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, we’ve heard this phrase at least a couple of hundred times… but it is indeed true! Breakfast is thé meal you should not miss. In each of the following weeks, we’ll present you a healthy breakfast recipe that we make with our clients during our cooking…

Hercules Trophy Antwerp: thank you

On Saturday, May 20th, the second edition of the Hercules Trophy Antwerp took place. Place to be: Park Spoor Noord. The weather was good for us: Despite a little rain here and there, it was a sunny day. What did the Hercules Trophy look like? The classic recipe of teamwork, networking, delicious food and drinks…

The risks of menopause and how to prevent them

In an interesting article published on the website of Novomed, Dr. Anna Sepiolo writes about the mistake in assuming that coronary heart disease (CHD), the number one killer worldwide, is commonly regarded as something that afflicts men rather than women. CHD may occur later in women than in men on average, but it remains the biggest killer…

Ladies Games Antwerp: what a day!

On 20th May the first Ladies Games of 2017 took place in Antwerp! It was a sunny afternoon filled with battles, fun, cocktails and of course … hunks. But it was also a competition. Congratulations to the winners: De CarolusBabes! The Wall of Fame: Nr. 1 and also FairPlay Team – CarolusBabes Nr. 2 – Team Amai! Nr….

Latest update Hercules Trophy Romania

Breaking news: we changed the date for the first edition of Hercules Trophy in Romania – 30 September. We only changed the date, the location, the activities and the energy stays the same. The first challenges have been announced! More Herculean labours will follow very soon. From time to time, Herculix is like Genius and surprises us…