Courseticket goes Tel Aviv

For startups in e-commerce it is essential to think, work and connect with people globally. Alexander Schmid (on the picture at the foreground) and Markus Kainz, founders of the education platform, are showing how it is done: After winning the first Pitching Days in London, they have been selected as one of nine Austrian startups for the next … Read more

Venionaire meets Vice Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner

Today our Managing Partner Berthold Baurek-Karlic and our Investment Manager Alexander Rapatz visited the management club. Mr. Reinhold Mitterlehner, Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy talked with Airport Vienna chairman Mr. Günther Ofner und Mr. Anton Ofner, owner of MBB BioLab GmbH and member of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry, about the economic … Read more

CONDA expands to Germany and Switzerland

Great news from our partner! Yesterday CONDA launched its newly improved crowdinvesting platform, where from now on, investors will find projects from Austria as well as Germany and Switzerland. Beside of the new and modern design, there are quite a few advantages for investors such as the improved transparency and comparablility of the projects or the possibility to … Read more

Impact of Real Options on Venture Valuations

Many practitioners at venture capital funds use net present value (NPV) and discounted cash flow (DCF) as methods during their valuation process of early-stage companies. In fact, the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines focus mainly on those two methods. The weakness of these two methods is that they concentrate on a certain “expected scenario” of cashflows. For … Read more

Martin Steininger – Senior Partner

We are very happy to announce that Martin Steininger, MBA joined Venionaire Capital as a Senior Partner and Venionaire Investment as a Managing Partner in January 2015. With more than 15 years of professional experience in SME and high-tech related investments, the former Board Member of Mezzanin Finanzierungs AG is going to take leads in complex restructurings, later-stage transaction … Read more

Berthold Baurek-Karlic

Berthold Baurek-Karlic is founder and CEO of Venionaire. This blog post consists of a

  • short description of his career in English
  • his CV in German and English
  • media reports
  • and pictures of Berthold Baurek-Karlic.



Berthold Baurek-Karlic is a venture capital expert, serial entrepreneur, and business angel. Over the last decade, he structured and accompanied various transactions for leading … Read more