Monitor Backlinks, startup that develops user-friendly tools for both professionals and SEO amateurs, has recently received a seed investment of EUR 50k from SOS Ventures. Monitor Backlinks met with SOS Ventures European venture partner Bill Liao during 2012 How to Web Startup Spotlight program (How to Web – Bucharest, Romania being the most important tech conference in Central and Eastern Europe).
Monitor Backlinks was selected as one of the best startups in the region and the startup potential convinced Bill Liao to invest.
“Discovering your audience is a crucial part of any online play and when Razvan and I first met, I could see him and his team had a really promising solution for making a great SEO product” – Bill Liao.
Bill Liao is the first invest in Xing.com, the European competitor of Linkedin.com. Also, he invested in Storyful, Silicon Republic as well as in another Romanian startup: Mavenhut (a gaming company).