Courseticket receives funding of 500k

Venture Capital for the education marketplace Courseticket.com! The Viennese Startup closed a second round of investment of 500.000 Euros. Business Angels are amongst others Peter Lehner, CEO of OnTec Software Solutions and TV host Christian Clerici. The Deal was structured and executed by Venionaire Capital. Courseticket is the leading marketplace for education in Austria, with more than 15.000 courses! One of the founders is our … Read more

Why Investors love Cybersecurity Startups

“Cybersecurity is the next big thing”, is our CEO Berthold Baurek-Karlic convinced. Today, he spoke at the IMPACT 2015 conference, which aims to connect the tech-science community with entrepreneurs and investors. The event was organized by SBA Research, the leading Austrian IT security research center.

 

Why is Cybersecurity becoming a main topic for Venture Capitalists? For two reasons: More and more IT security … Read more

Booming Cybersecurity in Austria

With the digitalization of almost every industry, the need for Cybersecurity in Austria and worldwide is booming. Andreas Tomek, Managing Partner of SBA Research – the leading Austrian IT security research center and Advisor for Venionaire Investment, explains in a guest post for IT-magazine Computerwelt why cybersecurity offers great investment opportunities, in particular for Venture Capitalists in Europe.

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Courseticket sichert sich eine halbe Million Investorenkapital

Mehrere Business Angels investieren in courseticket.com, dem führenden Online-Marktplatz für Aus- und Weiterbildung in Österreich. Das Wiener Startup bereitet nun die Expansion nach Deutschland vor, zudem sollen vermehrt Firmenkunden vom Konzept des „Marketplace-as-a-Service“ profitieren.

 

Courseticket holt sich in einer zweiten Finanzierungsrunde Investorenkapital in der Höhe von rund 500.000 Euro. Das Wiener Startup ist mit mehr als 15.000 Kursangeboten der … Read more

Why Vienna is the perfect startup hub

 

We are extremely happy to have recently welcomed on board Kirsty Craig as Junior Analyst. She is a natural born networker, and is already very well connected to the Viennese startup scene, although she moved to Austria only a couple of months ago. According to Kirsty, Vienna could become a leading startup hub in Europe and here’s why:

 

Vienna: A rising startup hub

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Gründer-Stammtisch: Sozialer Gewinn vs. Profitorientierung

Die Welt verändern und trotzdem Gewinn erwirtschaften – Gründer stehen häufig in einem Spannungsfeld zwischen hohen Wertvorstellungen und dem Druck des wirtschaftlichen Erfolgs. Am Dienstagabend sprachen die Gründer Annemarie Harant und Steve Keil sowie die Investoren Berthold Baurek-Karlic und Nicholas Pöschl beim Stammtisch der Community-Plattform AustrianStartups über ihre unternehmerische Motivation und wie sie Profit und sozialen Gedanken vereinen. Über 200 … Read more