About Aeco

Aeco is a technology company with a focus on the tax and legal industry founded in 2020 by three brothers with a complementary skill-set.

The founders

  • Thomas Aertgeerts: Lawyer with experience at tier 1 law firms and Big Four.
  • Ruben Aertgeerts: Physicist specialised in transforming rule-based systems into mathematical models.
  • Arnout Aertgeerts: Engineer with broad experience in the technology sector.


Aeco's mission is to transform the tax and legal industry by introducing state-of-the art technology and innovative business models. Aeco believes that tax and legal services can be performed differently to bring top-quality advice at an affordable price.


  • October 2019: Selected as promising start-up by Belgiums largest accelerator Start-it@KBC
  • July 2020: VLAIO Grant awarded for a development project concerning pension optimisation
  • November 2020: Aeco technology is now patent pending
  • November 2021: Aeco raises € 700K in its seed round

Press coverage

Kanaal Z 12 november 2021: "Aeco haalt 700.000 euro op voor automatisering fiscaal advies"

Bloovi 12 november 2021: "Drie Leuvense broers halen met hun LegalTech start-up 700.000 euro groeigeld op"

HLN 12 november 2021: "Drie Leuvense broers halen 700.000 euro op voor hun start-up"

Juristenkrant 21 oktober 2020 - "Er komt een digitale tsunami op de juridische wereld af" (Dutch only)

Made in Vlaams-Brabant: "Broers maken fiscale expertise toegankelijk voor iedereen" (Dutch only)

Api community Belgium: "Aeco Legal Tech, a Belgian Startup, offers their Tax expertise via an API"

Educational affiliations

Additional information

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Thomas Aertgeerts
+32 470 90 31 78

Ruben Aertgeerts
+32 478 92 97 19

Arnout Aertgeerts
+32 485 78 17 56