Company shares made easy


Cashlink enables companies to easily issue digital shares via a unique infrastructure.





We simplify and digitize the complete process of issuing company shares.
As a VC-financed startup, we are familiar with the problem: company investments are complex, complicated and protracted. With Cashlink, we have standardized and digitized the whole process of issuing shares. This way, entrepreneurs can focus on what is most important: their company.

Michael Duttlinger, CEO & Head of Partnermanagement

Startup shares

You would like to take up investors for your startup? With Cashlink, the process of obtaining venture capital investments is easier and more flexible than ever before.

B E N E F I T S

  • Simple and completely digital investment process
  • Raise capital any time
  • Higher liquidity for investors due to transferability



International Investments

Accepting investors worldwide has never been so easy! Investors from all over the world can easily invest in your company via our completely digital infrastructure.

B E N E F I T S

  • Global Investors
  • The digital process saves you money and time
  • Known financial instrument under German law

Digitized VC funds

You would like to set up a VC fund or digitalise an existing fund? You can have your LPs digitally invested in your investment vehicle via our securities.

B E N E F I T S

  • Significantly lower transaction costs
  • Higher liquidity for LPs due to transferable shares
  • Smaller tickets are possible


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Overview

What is a digital company share?




Cap table according to commercial register


  • No changes in the shareholder list in commercial register
  • Clear Cap Table
  • No notary visit necessary

Economic cap table


  • Capital increase via digital company shares
  • Digital shares contain full economic participation
  • Existing share holders retain their voting rights




OUR INFRASTRUCTURE

How we model digital company shares



Cashlink Studio

  • Web-based software for issuing digital securities
  • Standardized contract templates
  • Secure identification of recipients via Post/Video-Ident

Digitalized security network

  • Secure bockchain-based register for digital securities
  • Only verified transactions are possible
  • Complies with European Securities Law


Cashlink Depot

  • Secure storage of digital securities
  • Sending and receiving digital securities
  • Two-factor authentication guarantees safe access

COMING SOON: Cashlink Marketplace

  • Quickly find buyers/sellers for digital securities
  • Secure access for professional investors
  • Safe processing of transactions


All Facts at one glance

How digital shares are structured




  • Standardized legal framework, designed in cooperation with the internationally renowned law firm Ashurst
  • Equity-similar profit participation rights under German law that reflect full economic participation
  • Contain all regulations of traditional investment agreements (e.g. Downround Protection)
  • Exit participation in share deals, IPOs, asset deals or liquidations
  • Pro-rata participation in profit distributions to shareholders
  • Transferable securities that provide liquidity even before the exit
  • No voting rights
  • Right to regular KPI-reportings

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Our Partners


Ashurst is a leading international law firm with a renowed global client base. Ashurst has advised us on the legal aspects of digital securities.

Agora supports us with the software solution IVE.ONE, a compliance-level on the blockchain, which enables regulated and legally compliant transactions in different countries.

Effecta GmbH organises the supervisory process for all investments and whilst being supervised by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority.

Upvest makes the creation and integration of Blockchain-Wallets very easy. Upvest is financed by Holtzbrinck Ventures and Speedinvest, among others.

Finoa is a German service provider specializing in the custody of digital securities for professional investors. The assets are stored via an infrastructure secured according to banking standards, so that third parties have no access.

Our Network


Since 2016, we are located in the Fintech Hub by Deutsche Börse in Frankfurt. We are also a member of the Deutsche Börse Venture Network, which connects startups with international investors.

INATBA, the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications, provides us with a global forum to interact with regulation authorities and political decision makers and take blockchain technology to the next level.

We are a founding member of the Landesverband Hessen in the Blockchain Bundesverband. Through the Blockchain Bundesverband we can promote Blockchain technology in Germany together with other companies.

As a founding member of the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA) we are committed to uniform standards for blockchain tokens. This enables us to promote a sustainable ecosystem for digital securities.


Our Investors


Finlab AG is one of the first and biggest company builders and investors in the of Financial Service Technologies (“Fintech”) sector. Its focus is on the development of German Fintech-startups and the provision of venture capital.

seed + speed Ventures is the German early-stage investor of Maschmeyer Group. Its focus is investing in innovative business models and new technologies in the B2B and B2C sector.

Our Clients

Uses for digital shares

Usecase: Digitized startup shares


You would like to take up investors for your startup? With Cashlink, the process of obtaining venture capital investments is easier and more flexible than ever before. Our product is particularly suitable for smaller venture capital investors such as business angels.



5 easy steps

How to issue digital corporate investments to venture capital investors


  • 1. Consulting by Cashlink In two workshops we explain all legal and technical details of the securities and answer all your questions.
  • 2. Shareholder resolution After all questions have been cleared, all the shareholders of your company sign contracts for the shareholder resolution and thus legitimize the issuing of securities. We will provide you with all necessary contracts ready to be signed.
  • 3. Provision of technical infrastructure You get access to our web-based software that allows you to design and issue the securities.
  • 4. Onboarding of investors You send an invitation-link to your investors using our software. With the link, investors can complete their investment online.
  • 5. Issue of securities After completion of the investment, you digitally issue the securities to the investors. That's it!


Your benefits

What's in for you



EASY

Save time and money! Traditional investments require much time and resources. With Cashlink, it’s easier and faster!


FLEXIBLE

With our infrastructure you can issue securities at any time. You are no longer tied to funding rounds.


SAFE

We have designed the digital securities with a renowned law firm under German law to provide you with securely transferable shares.


MORE INVESTORS

With our infrastructure, even smaller investments are possible, which opens up a completely new group of investors for your startup. This leads to an overall higher investment.


FAIR PRICE

With our fair model, you only pay for securities that you actually issue. That way, you stay secure and flexible.


CLEAN CAP TABLE

Investors don’t appear as shareholders in the commercial register, but participate completely in the economic success of your company.


ONE FOR Everything

You do not have to hire separate lawyers and there are no additional costs - everything is included in the price.

TRANSFERABILITY FOR INVESTORS

The transferability of the shares offers investors better liquidity and flexibility. Thus, they are willing to invest more.



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Other applications

We offer more





Digitized VC funds

Would you like to set up a VC fund or digitalise an existing fund? You can have your LPs digitally invested in your investment vehicle via our securities.

Employee participation

Would you like your employees to participate in your company? Via our infrastructure, you can set up an ESOP and issue digital securities to your employees.

International Investments

Accepting investors worldwide has never been so easy! Investors from all over the world can easily invest in your company via our completely digital infrastructure.

You still have questions or would like to use
our infrastructure for a specific case?

OUR VISION

Innovation for a better tomorrow


Because we believe that innovation enhances society, we contribute to the better financing of startups and their ideas by digitizing venture capital. To do so, we have developed digital securities that can be used by startups to easily and flexibly issue digital shares.


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