Hermann Hauser is Business Angel of the Year

Big ideas in front of high mountains: This year the Business Angel Day – organized by AplusB and the Austrian Wirtschaftsservice – took place in Obergurgl, Tyrol. One of the highlights was the nomination of Hermann Hauser as Business Angel of the year 2016. Hauser invested just a couple of weeks ago in the crowd investing platform CONDA. Alone this … Read more

Europe’s journey back to the top

“i-volution” – Europe’s path to become a global innovation leader was the overall topic of the 14. IT- & Beratertag in the Vienna Hofburg. Raiffeisen Digital Banking & Innovation used the opportunity to present innovative startups on stage. Our CEO Berthold Baurek-Karlic provided an intro to the topic, explaining why Corporate Startup Engagement (CSE) is gaining awareness in Austria and … Read more

Slovakia on the fast track

Need an effective solution for customer research? Want to look and feel good? Miss Harry Potter? Slovakia’s Startup Scene has a few aces up its sleaveOur Laura Lennkh had the pleasure to visit Slovakia twice within the last few weeks, both times coming back highly impressed by the talents that the country attracts.


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Cashpresso wins Raiffeisen Startup Challenge

from left: Berthold Baurek-Karlic (Venionaire Capital), Hannes Cizek (RZB Group), Jörg Skornschek und Daniel Strieder (Cashpresso), Michael Höllerer (Executive Board RZB Group), Paul Kaiser (RLB Oberösterreich). © RZB Group


Raiffeisen Zentralbank AG (RZB Group) selected Cashpresso as the winner of its “Innovation to Company Startup Challenge”. Cashpresso offers its customers a quick and easy way to borrow money via … Read more