Honestly, there is no Tech Bubble

Nowadays, there are several discussions about a potential tech bubble in the US Venture industry. Valuations of companies like Uber make markets fear that the world is heading towards a crisis similar to the bursting of the dotcom bubble in the first decade of this millennium. But what is actually a “bubble”? There is a wide range of literature about … Read more

Launch for Lean Startup Machine Vienna

Viennese Startups, get ready to get lean! Lean Startup Machine is already established in countless major cities around the world and will be now organized for the first time in Vienna! From the 8th to the 10th of May, entrepreneurs and innovators will validate ideas of new products and services based on the Lean Startup principles. Lean Startup Machine is … Read more

Venionaire is new member of the BVK

We are proud to announce that Venionaire Investment recently became a member of the “Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften”, commonly known as BVK. The BVK is the association for private equity and venture capital companies operating in Germany. It cooperates closely with media, policymakers and universities and is actively promoting cooperations between different members.

Venionaire Investment is currently placing a SICAF-SIF … Read more

Amazing jumps at eBike Action Race

EBikes are something for grandparents? Certainly not! Yesterday  the World’s first eBike Action Race “Gravel Battle” took place in Salzburg, organized by our portfolio company EGO Sports. EGO Sports develops an add-on electric motor kit (so called “ego-kit”) which is predominantly utilized in the action-bike-sports field, setting new benchmarks with its power and performance. And that’s not just a … Read more

6 reasons for European Startups to go to New York

Big news struck the US financial sector this month: The New York based startup Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade unique items, made its initial pulic offering (IPO) at a valuation of $1.8 billion. Even more thrilling, it saw its shares and market capitalization almost double on Nasdaq the first day of trading.


Yuliya Chernova from Wall Street … Read more

ChatGrape now in Public Beta

Tuesday was a big day for our portfolio company ChatGrape. They announced the Public Beta for their smart communication solution, which means everyone can now use the service! You can read more about it in this great TechCrunch feature.

ChatGrape got even more sophisticated over the time. Just a short recap of what’s going on:

ChatGrape’s Open Beta includes: Read more

ChatGrape startet mit Rollout

Startschuss für die weltweite Vermarktung des Messaging-Systems ChatGrape: Ab heute ist die Software für alle User frei verfügbar. Zugleich veröffentlicht das Wiener Startup mit “IndexAPI” eine technisch neue Programmierschnittstelle, die eine intelligentere Integration externer Services und Daten erlaubt.


Wien, am 21.04.2015. Die cloudbasierte Kommunikationslösung ChatGrape ermöglicht eine effizientere Kommunikation im Unternehmen. Rund 11.000 User und 1.800 Unternehmen testeten das … Read more