Investor Profile: Constantin Marcu

"When you start investing in startups, prepare yourself for the long journey. “Startup” is a mentality so never give it up. Be ready for anything, have a plan and a back-up plan always, keep in mind that a wall is built brick by brick, it may take longer than expected but never give up."

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Investor Profile: Cosmin Manea, Angel Investor in Sustainable Projects

Entrepreneurs, customers and investors need to focus on projects that provide a greener and more sustainable world.

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AgriTech - Vertical Overview

AgriTech — still a niche or a global priority that could save our future? Maybe, a little bit of both.

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April Portfolio Companies Updates

We welcome Austrian MedTech Brainhero and Romanian Fitness AI Hyperhuman to our cohort of Portfolio companies!

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Investor Profile: Alin Ferenczi

"When I joined SeedBlink, I was attracted by the possibility of getting a much higher return than investing in public companies. Now, after making some investments and joining the Transylvania Angeles Network, I am more motivated by the passion of the people involved in the startup ecosystem: the founders, the lead investors and even the members of SeedBlink."

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Investor Profile: Adrian Horvat

The learning resources you find on SeedBlink and the community convinced me to use the platform. You get access to powerful European investment opportunities that are not available elsewhere.

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Max Gurvits: The untapped potential of Eastern Europe

To keep looking at a thriving community in Eastern Europe, Max Gurvits believes it’s essential to stay united and address existing trends and challenges on the market.

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Top European News Outlets & Podcasts - European Ecosystem

Let's discover another list of resources from European representatives worth following! Here are news outlets and podcasts you should bookmark right away in your pocket.

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Artificial Intelligence - Vertical Overview

Artificial intelligence (AI) - a buzzword, a world in its own or a megatrend of the future? Truth be told, a bit of everything.

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VC Partner Profile: Interview with Ingrid Kelly Spillmann - IST Cube

As a venture capital fund, we are aiming for a significant return on investment, which means we only invest in startups that are scalable and can grow quickly. We are deep tech investors, meaning the companies in our portfolio have leading science and technology at their core. Our sweet spot is helping these highly technology-focused founding teams transition from academia to the real world.

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Top European VC&angel investors blogs - European Ecosystem

Let’s deep dive into another list of resources worth following. Check out the top VC and angel investor blogs from the European community!

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SeedBlink Spring Release 2022

Based on our users' feedback and the last two years of constant learning, we brought you updates on the platform and website that improve and set out the pace for our product and what comes next.

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Interview with Angel Hadjiev, our newly appointed Country Manager for Bulgaria

Angel Hadjiev has more than 15 years of international experience in the financial services industry, with a focus on M&A, capital raising, and restructuring.

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March Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumni

We welcome Serbian MarTech Hunch to our cohort of Portfolio companies!

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Investing in Uncertain Times

Technology and private equity investments resilience in uncertain times.

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Vertical Zoom-In: The demand for digital fitness

Hyperhuman - elevating the health & fitness creator's economy

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European Ecosystem - who should I follow

Let’s deep dive into the list below featuring some of the most recommended VC and angel investors from the European community!

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SeedBlink Academy | Decoding SEE Startup Investment with Milen Ivanov

We continue the SeedBlink Academy events for Elite Investors by having a discussion about the SEE startup investments with Milen Ivanov, CEO Angels Club Bulgaria.

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Sailing through troubled times - Editorial by Ionut Patrahau

Fearing the future does not help. Pragmatism can, however, and if it is buried under a pile of emotions, we need to dig deep and take it out.

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Becoming an Angel Investor - your guide from A to Z

Angel investors are one of the most important and impactful investors, especially in the early-stages of a startup.

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Diversity in technology investing - women as the next wave of growth

Now more than ever, it's time to rethink the numbers about women investing their energy, knowledge, or capital in technology startups. Undoubtedly, it would be positive for the sector if more women entered the field of technology investment.

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Investor Profile: Nina Dremelj, President of Business Angels of Slovenia

"As a startup investor, you mustn't be afraid of the market and the results. I mean, you need to have, let me say, a healthy risk appetite. And you have to be prepared to fail (and I did, many times), but you also have to be willing to succeed, because future success also comes with a lot of challenges. You have to deal with growth, you have to deal with the market, with everything. Not many people are able to do that. And some of them are fantastic at it."

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VC Profile: Vlad Panait, Managing Partner and Founder Sparking Capital

"Technology-wise, the region has strong competencies in RPA, cyber security, gaming, and crypto – just to mention a few. The technical skills in the CEE abound, and at lower prices than in Western European countries."

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February Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumni

Each month, we bring you a summary of the new milestones reached by the companies funded on SeedBlink, and provide insight into their activities and excitement.

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SeedBlink Academy | European Venture Capital Trends with Bogdan Iordache

We continue the SeedBlink Academy events for Elite Investors by having a discussion about European Venture Capital Trends with serial entrepreneur and investor, Bogdan Iordache.

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What is a diversified portfolio?

Let’s look at the different ways investors can diversify their investment portfolios to increase their chance of investment success.

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How European investors started out

SeedBlink's Ebook: a summary of 50+ investment tips & tricks recommended by European investors

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Investor Profile: Utku Ogrendil

"I have been investing in startups for 2 years; it's unfortunate that I did not start earlier. Right now I have 7 startups in my portfolio."

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Philosophy vs investments - Editorial by Ionut Patrahau

Everyone invests according to their own personality and appetite. Knowing yourself as well as possible means to be able to reduce your risks.

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SeedBlink's Ebook: a summary of 50+ investment tips & tricks recommended by European investors

The Investors' Learnings Whitepaper focuses on the common challenges and factors that investors need to know when looking for startups and building their portfolios.

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Vlad Sarca joins forces with Workathlon to innovate the HRTech landscape

"I believe that potential and creativity are borderless and that we shall be open to investing in startups from all over the world."

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SeedBlink turns 2 years old!

The European crowdinvesting platform for tech startups has facilitated investments of €38 million

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January Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumni

This month we welcome back BRIO to the cohort! They have been successfully backed by our investor community and continues to benefit from our ongoing support and network.

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Investor Profile: Vesa Laakso, Sparkmind.vc

"Investing is all about building mutual trust. As a result, we at Sparkmind, place a high value on founders’ transparency and honesty."

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HR Tech Vertical Zoom-In: The demand for talent in tourism

Workathlon - creating a digital frontline experience to rebuild the hospitality workforce.

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Specialization, specialization, specialization - Editorial by Ionut Patrahau

It seems that the road to success has a billion paths, and as long as everyone follows their own personal path, no one has the right to comment on it.

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Investor Profile: Marius Dondorici, founder of Parenting Ads

"Investing in startups comes with a lot of unknowns and a lot of risks. Diversification reduces the risk but is also a way to get involved and support more projects."

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December Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumni

This month we welcome DRONAMICS, Smarthuts and Brunch to the cohort! They have been successfully backed by our investor community and will benefit from our ongoing support and network.

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VC Profile: Founders Bridge, CEE small-cap VC fund

"We are definitely excited to be in Eastern Europe in these particular times, as the venture capital industry is gaining so much traction riding this unprecedented wave of innovation and entrepreneurship."

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Investor Profile: Ted Cominos, Spyglass Management

"Successful companies are the result of many people's hard work and contributions. As an investor, I consider investment opportunities companies with 'teams' that exhibit both genuine team-chemistry and complementary skill sets. "

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Understanding the Term Sheet - the power of collective negotiation

We've organized a webinar entirely dedicated to Term Sheets, hosted by Andrei Hâncu, General Counsel SeedBlink, to help you understand the investment terms and make the investment process more clear to you.

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Product Updates: Winter Release brings Portfolio Insights

SeedBlink launches new platform capabilities for investors to build diversified portfolios

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SEEDBLINK: an investors’ platform for startups

The most important strategic element, deeply embedded in the investment platform's DNA, is its positioning towards users. Our foremost users are the investors.

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Investor Profile – Bogdan Coamesu

"When selling your idea to potential investors, put the right people on stage. "

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Investor Profile: Daniel Tomov, Eleven VC

"We stay true to our vision to make local heroes achieve global success. Southeast Europe is visibly a cradle of innovation now, and we are happy to be a part of it."

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November Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumni

This month we welcome FLOWX, Income, and Sypher to the cohort! They have been successfully backed by our investor community and will benefit from our ongoing support and network.

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Investor Profile: Mihai Ivașcu, CEO & Co-Founder Modex

Investing requires solid thinking - research, lots of data, numbers, possible risks, and so on. Besides the joy of turning your investment into a profitable one, financially speaking, I think that it's more rewarding to see the positive impact of that project in our society and know that through your investment, big or small, you also played a role.

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Investor Profile: Iancu Guda, Financial Analyst

Perhaps the most important advice that each of us should always take to our heart, is to permanently invest in our education. Human capital and intelligence solve problems and create wealth. Reading and hands-on experience accumulated through diversified investing are two practices that should not be missing in our lives.

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A secondary market. From intention to certainty - Editorial by Ionut Patrahau

The secondary market has been an idea that persisted in our intentions. What is important for us is to offer access to this ecosystem for those who happen to need liquidity, and more so for ESOP program holders who might want to trade their rights through the platform, from time to time.

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Investor Profile: Dimitris Matsakis

"I am the consultative/coaching type of investor, the most actively involved investor possible. My sweet spot is early-stage B2B as well as DeepTech, EdgeTech and in general, tech stemming from science with a crystal-clear purpose of serving people."

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A professional approach to investment documents - Editorial by Ionut Patrahau

We’re a seasoned interlocutor who does not compromise on important principles and rules.

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Investor Profile: Dimitris Matsakis

"I am the consultative/coaching type of investor, the most actively involved investor possible. My sweet spot is early-stage B2B as well as DeepTech, EdgeTech, and in general, tech stemming from science with a crystal-clear purpose of serving people."

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October Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumni

This month we welcome Global Database to the cohort! They have been successfully backed by our investor community and will benefit from our ongoing support and network.

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Investor Profile: Alexandru Lupascu

"Without a clear investment thesis, you are prone to making emotional decisions. I also learned that preemptive rights are critical because they allow you to double invest in companies that have a higher probability of success."

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Collective negotiation power: A decisive advantage when investing with SeedBlink

This power is shown when structuring the deals, the investment documents, or more generally when negotiating the rights SeedBlink’s SPV will have once it pours its capital into the startup.

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Investor Profile: Victor Bica

"I am motivated by the idea of being part of a success story. Each of us now wants to be part of the next "UiPath"."

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The right to (re)invest in success.

It is our turn to support your growth and level your road to success.

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September Portfolio Updates – SeedBlink Alumni

This month we welcome Upgrade Academy to the cohort who has been successfully backed by our investor community and will benefit from our ongoing support and network.

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Investor Profile: Vlad Sarca, Partner at Sparking Capital

The startups financed today will be the stars of the stock market in the next years.

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Investor Profile: Sabin Gilceava

"Diversification is critical as a method of spreading risk. Success is the exception rather than the norm."

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August Portfolio Updates – SeedBlink Alumni

This month we welcome Yload, Epic Visits, and Storis to the cohort who have been successfully backed by our investor community and will benefit from our ongoing support and network.

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Investor Profile: Daniel Mereuta

“I am a rookie investor, but with enough management experience and willingness to invest as I see fit, so that I can contribute beyond just capital.”

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Investor Profile: Dragos Anastasiu

"Investing means believing in the future and joining a team that I enjoy working with."

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July Portfolio Updates – SeedBlink Alumni

Each month we bring you a brief summary of the companies that have previously been funded on SeedBlink, offering insight into their activities and excitement.

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June Portfolio Updates – SeedBlink Alumni

Each month we bring you a brief summary of the companies that have previously been funded on SeedBlink, offering insight into their activities and excitement.

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May Portfolio Updates – SeedBlink Alumni

Each month we bring you a short summary about the companies previously funded on SeedBlink, offering you a glimpse into all their activity and excitement.

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April Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumni

April has been a good month for SeedBlink Alumni. We’ve curated a list of press releases coming from the start-ups we’ve funded together ‘till now, to keep you updated with their progress.

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Investor Profile: Florin Pop, PrimaInvest Capital

Florin M. Pop has been active in the investment and business consulting industry for over 20 years. In recent years, he has mentored many young entrepreneurs in their development and the business they run. Florin is oriented towards financial independence, risk-taking, as well as a careful and permanent management of personal finances.

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March Portfolio Updates - SeedBlink Alumnis

March has been a good month for SeedBlink Alumnis. Let’s take a look at what are the companies in our portfolio doing, as we approach the end of Q1’ 2021.

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Investor Profile: Dan Călugăreanu - Early Game Ventures

The three partners of Early Game Ventures have an impressive experience in technology and investments. Dan Calugareanu, one of them, joined us for an insightful talk about their investment criteria, how VCs can add up to the success of a startup, about smart money and start-up investors expectations.

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Investor Profile: Interview with Cristian Dascălu

As an entrepreneur, Cristian co-founded a series of significant businesses that aim to develop tech start-ups in the digital innovation field, such as GapMinder VC & Techcelerator, ClujHUB, Digital Transformers, TEDxCluj, NASA Space Apps Challenge Romania and others. In 2012, he launched ClujHUB, the second co-working space in Romania, a pivotal contributor to the regional start-up community.

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Women who tech: investing in startups

Women invest in innovative start-ups, more than ever. So it is a good time to give credit to some of the ladies that share our vision.

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Investor Profile: Alexandru Bogdan from Roca X

Alexandru Bogdan tells us about the ideal portfolio of investments, opportunities and challenges of the current crisis, and his role as a business angel.

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Investor Profile: Interview with Mălin Ștefănescu – president of TechAngels

Mălin Ștefănescu – the president of TechAngels – talks about the Romanian ecosystem of start-ups, the role of a business angel and the benefits of mentoring.

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Investor Profile: Interview with Vlad Panait – founder of Sparking Capital

Vlad Panait – Founder of Sparking capital - talks about the Romanian ecosystem of start-ups, the role of business angel and the opportunities of the current crisis for start-ups and investors alike.

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Investor Profile: Interview with Ciprian Man from Growceanu

We got in touch with Ciprian Man from Growceanu - a principal investor in Quarks Interactive, campaign on SeedBlink, to find out more about the motivation behind his decision and details about his investor profile.

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Introduction to SAFE financial instrument & how it works

The need for new security types has become apparent in recent years, as investment instruments have matured. To meet this need, the industry has turned to modifying existing security types to make them more friendly. As a savvy investor, it’s important to understand these new security types and how they work.

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My Portfolio & the new visual identity of SeedBlink

Discover the benefits of My Portfolio (BETA) feature - exclusively for investors registered on SeedBlink, the equity crowdfunding platform dedicated to tech startups

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B2B or B2C?

This issue is of great importance because all the marketing strategy should follow the route.

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Why should I invest in local startups?

This is a good question to be asked. Or a very good reason to invest.

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Analysing startups. The investment decision.

Becoming an entrepreneur is like stepping onto the most intimidating roller-coaster in the world

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Startups valuation. Is there a magic formula?

Pre-revenue start-up valuation can be a tricky endeavour.

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Creating and Managing my Portfolio

It’s important to understand the risks and maintenance that are involved when creating a collection of startup investments.

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Exit Strategies

Whether you’re an investor or business owner, it’s always crucial to think ahead.

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INVESTING in startups

Investing in startups is more of an art and less of science — it isn’t meant for everyone and is subjective.

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