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SeedBlink appoints Ronald Rapberger as DACH Regional Manager

expands Nominee model in Europe

  • Ronald Rapberger brings to the table his experience in venture capital, investment banking, and the BioTech industry.
  • Continued expansion in the DACH region with notable growth in investment and portfolio
  • The co-investment platform accelerates its expansion in Europe in 2024, after €330M+ total mobilised amount for European tech startups

VIENNA, Austria – January 11th– SeedBlink, the European investment and equity management platform specializing in tech startups, is excited to announce the strategic appointment of Ronald Rapberger as the new Regional Manager for the DACH area (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).

With a track record in venture capital, investment banking, and the BioTech industry, Ronald's appointment aligns with SeedBlink's growth strategy and its successful mobilization of over €330 million for European tech startups since 2020.

Ronald’s role includes spearheading financing rounds for tech startups and promoting SeedBlink’s Nimity, a solution for equity and employee incentive plan management. This move is timely, given the recent regulatory changes in Germany and Austria, like Future Financing Act and FlexCo companies, that positively impact the startup ecosystem, allowing for easier equity ownership.

"I am excited to contribute to SeedBlink’s mission. I look forward to leveraging my experience and driving investment in some of the most promising tech startups in Europe. There's a significant opportunity to bolster investment in the DACH region’s promising tech startups, aiming to co-invest more than €5.5M in 2024” said Ronald Rapberger.

Austrian Nominee – an easy and friendly management of investments

SeedBlink's adoption of the Austrian Nominee operating model signifies a breakthrough in investment management. This framework simplifies the investment process, offering benefits like reduced documentation, faster capital infusion for startups, and direct ownership advantages for investors. For founders receiving capital infusion, this involves a shorter time-to-capital and only one line in the Cap Table.

To date, SeedBlink has contributed over €2 million to the DACH ecosystem, supporting innovative companies like MK2 Biotechnologies, BrainHero, Swisspod, Tripmakery, and SmartNanotubes. SeedBlink has established a strong presence in Europe, with a community of investors contributing over €66 million, and a diverse portfolio of 260 financed companies from more than 15 European countries.

SeedBlink's mission is to simplify and empower equity ownership in Europe. Its range of products, financial services, and extensive network, offers an equity management and tech-focused venture investment platform that enables European startups and their stakeholders to access, manage, and trade equity.

SeedBlink SA is registered in the Register of the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF), under number PJR28FSFPR/400001 as of November 3, 2022, with an EU passport as per the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) register of crowdfunding service providers. Contact us at email:

PublishedJanuary 10, 2024

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Tudor Goicea

Co-founder of Aqurate


As a startup founder, I am happy to witness SeedBlink’s dedication to expanding their support for early-stage companies beyond funding, towards a healthy equity management via Nimity. A solution to help better navigate relations with stakeholders, employees and future investors is needed in Europe. Less admin work and bringing transparency to the cap table are immediate benefits I was able to test.


Delia Iliasa

Managing Partner


SeedBlink is a transparent solution that connects entrepreneurs with great business plans, with investors, at different stages in their development. It is a great tool for us, a democratization of access to funding, I would say.


Ioan Iacob



We really loved the SeedBlink journey. We reached our fundraising goal within hours of launching. About 100 investors joined our vision and invested almost $2 million in FLOWX.AI through the Private Deal Room. At the same time, working with SeedBlink to prepare for the funding round was an excellent exercise for our entire team, and we received and felt the support from the SeedBlink team members who took on an advisory role.


Dan Vidrașcu



SeedBlink made the (investment) process run smoothly. We appreciate all the support SeedBlink's professional team has provided.


Tinu Bosinceanu

Founder and CEO

Upgrade Education

It's important to look for and choose a platform that you resonate with, that shares your mission with, a platform & its people with which you feel you can have good working relationships. we got an excellent relationship going forward; we talked a lot and we were in touch on a lot of matters and I think this was important. Having people who believe in your idea is of great help.


Kimmo Rytkönen

Founder and CEO


Running the financing round was like any other fundraising; we had to be active in our community as well as in SeedBlink's investor community. After the launch, everything happened very quickly, and SeedBlink organized several pitch events for investors, which we found very useful for the round momentum.


Svilen Rangelov

Founder and CEO


We immediately clicked with the SeedBlink team as their fundraising expertise was immediately obvious and their no-nonsense approach really appealed to us. After all, fundraising is only a means to an end, and we liked how the SeedBlink team was really focusing on supporting us and on getting things done.


Mihai Darzan



Our main expectation has been to raise the amount we were aiming for, and both rounds launched on Seedblink exceeded our targets, so we’re very happy with that! Even though the launched funding campaigns have been purely crowdfunding rounds, we are thrilled to actually receive extra support from some of the investors, who have chosen to get involved and help us generate product awareness, whenever they can.


Catalin Mester



I am recommending SeedBlink without hesitation, to every founder that raises capital, especially early-stage tech startups. SeedBlink is a crowd investment platform that will also provide their startup with visibility, for Angels and VCs.


Dragoș Iliescu

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In the early stages, we have been funded by several early (angel) investors, and one and a half year ago through an equity crowdfunding campaign on SeedBlink. Of course, this impacted our growth in many positive ways, partly due to the cash influx that, evidently, was sorely needed, but in a larger part due to the fact that our responsibility towards our shareholders has become more stringent and explicit, becoming embodied in our market approach.


Costin Tudor

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Given the accelerated growth we observed at the end of last year and the beginning of 2021, we want a new capitalization, quickly. This is a bridge round that we will use for one year, and the advantages that SeedBlink offers are the speed at which we were able to list for financing and the experience that we gain as a result of this public listing, similar to a listing on the stock exchange.


Diwaker Singh

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As a platform that only serves technology ventures, SeedBlink can connect the start-up with more than just money. SeedBlink investors are primarily technocrats who understand the objectives of the fundraising company and are also able to post-funding contribute with business opportunities. The minimum investment threshold, and technology focus, differentiates SeedBlink from other fundraising platforms. A perfect fit for a technology start-up seeking intelligent funding.


Florin Stoian

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SeedBlink boosted our brand exposure and facilitated the financial support we were seeking. Having a campaign on the platform allowed us not only to meet a team of professionals - that guided and helped us prepare the necessary materials - but also opened doors for increasing our brand awareness and have discussions with VCs & angel investors we have never reached before. This campaign gave us the encouragement we needed to push the product further, while the record-breaking fundraising (only 2 hours from the launch of the campaign!) was a great confirmation that our product is needed in this market and that we should continue innovating.


Raluca Jianu

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SeedBlink has created a vital ecosystem for startups at the beginning of their journey by equipping entrepreneurs with expertise, encouraging honest and sometimes uncomfortable but necessary discussions about risks and vulnerabilities through a suite of tools, and facilitating connections with investors who share the founders' vision and can contribute to their success. I have greatly appreciated the constant support of Eric and the entire team at all stages of the campaign. Thank you so much!

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