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…

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…

New: Herculean now also available in Dutch

Good news if you speak Dutch and prefer reading articles about wellbeing and sportainment in your own language. As from now, Herculean is also available in Dutch. Go to herculean.be or be.herculean.coop to read your favorite articles there. It’s our ambition to have other languages available too soon. Enjoy!  

Crowdfunding: let’s bring Belgium in the lead

Belgium is one of the least mature of the developed markets when it comes to Crowdfunding. USA, UK, FR, GE and NL are leading the pack (with 63% globally). And guess what: the French part in Belgium is doing better than the Flemish. A typical reaction would be: “You must be crazy to go for crowdfunding then”….

To crowd or not to crowd?

“Inspired by the United Nations, we founded Herculean as a cooperative company. It has always been our ambition to engage the Herculean fans as shareholders of our organisation. Today, we are making our first steps towards a new level, by inviting the Herculeans to be a part of our company.” Inge and Yves, founders of Herculean.coop A few years ago, the…

You decide: IN or OUT?

Ok, we’ve announced the first 2 Herculean Labours for Belgium 2017 some time ago. We’re working hard on getting the next challenges organized. But we need your help. There’s a new challenge that we would like to have. But our team has had long discussions on whether the Herculean fans will love it or not….

Next investment round for Herculean

Are you an entrepreneur or a smart investor with a proven track record? Are you looking for a solid investment opportunity with exciting international growth plans in the sportainment and corporate wellbeing business? Do you want to share your experience, open your network and learn from others? After a summer of intense preparations, The Board of Directors, Board of…

United in the fight against breast cancer

Summer is still on, but -as usual- it will be October in a wink of an eye. For quite some time now, October has been the Pink month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. And although I always personally related to the pink campaign, I felt that I had never…

Life lessons from an evening with a tennis legend

Tonight I had the chance to meet Belgian tennis legend Kim Clijsters. She was being interviewed at Belcham before a mixed Belgian-American audience of about 40 people for a so-called “Captain session” where Captains of Industry are asked mostly about their achievements and personal life . Kim is admired worldwide as a former world No. 1 in both singles…

Programme Hercules Trophy 17 & 19 June

Schedule 17 & 19 June 2016 – De Nekker, Mechelen Every team receives a detailed team planning a few days before the Hercules Trophy on their public team page. The planning indicates against which teams you will compete in which labour at what time. Here’s a general overview of the entire day. 07.30 – 08.30: Arrival…

Programme Hercules Trophy 18 June

Due to the European Championships Soccer, the programme of the Hercules Trophy in Mechelen has been adapted. Here’s the schedule of the day. You can also find it on the Hercules Trophy website (Mechelen > Programme) as well as on your team page. 07.00 – 08.15: Arrival at parking 07.00 – 08.30: Team registration, Breakfast…