Setting up a solid model for evaluating accelerator programs is difficult, as there are limited empirical evidence and data history of their performance. However, Michael Fowle from Northumbria University wrote a paper on this issue, which we can highly recommend reading.
The problem is always the same: Startups are fascinating but complex, their ecosystems are complex, and the perfect … Read more
Corporate Startup Engagement (CSE) activities have emerged over the last decade all over Europe. Besides large franchise type operations such as TechStars or Startupbootcamp, various new corporates and topic-driven accelerators launched. Today, startups, investors and mentors are facing a luxury decision problem: Which accelerator program to support and/or follow?
At Venionaire Capital we are tracking venture capital and accelerator … Read more
In order to the new high-tech European companies to develop and survive in an international context, they need smart investors who support young companies with knowledge, networks and of course capital. Hardware in particular is extremely difficult, but it is possible and there is a Hub for them: Dresden, Germany!
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) is famous worldwide for its specialist banking services for the startup and venture industry. Having established a branch in London in 2012 which now employs 200 people, they have now opened a subsidiary in Frankfurt, Germany which will service the emerging European tech industry with venture debt services and products. Unfortunately, bank accounts for startups or … Read more
In the second part of the series, we take a closer look at the difference between Venture Debt and Venture Capital. Click here for the first part of the series about “What is Venture Debt?”
As an early stage startup, your most prominent concern is probably access to capital and securing the first 18 months. You do not want to see the fruits of your early work dying before they hit the market. You demand supplemental forms of financing that provide your company with the required capital at a reasonable cost.
Venture debt is an … Read more
Bits & Pretzels is a 3-day event for founders, startup enthusiasts, investors and business incubators.
Venionaire is a proud partner of the Bits & Pretzels festival and we can support you with an exclusive €100 discount on the actual prices. Just head over to the website of Bits & Pretzel through the link below and select your preferred ticket!
The “Steve Jobs of the automotive industry“, Henrik Fisker, design icon and electric car pioneer, has joined forces with our joint venture motec ventures in an advisory capacity. motec ventures is an innovation platform and investment company with the aim of shaping the future of mobility as a link between European SMEs and high-tech start-ups. The cooperation was … Read more
Startup ecosystems are developing very fast these days in Europe, and it becomes essential to connect with business partners, developers and fellow entrepreneurs in every hub to scale a business. Having scaled our own and startups businesses across Europe in the last years, we know how hard it really is to build true relations in new startups hubs – this … Read more
Venionaire Capital is looking for
We’re looking for a dedicated and high–energy Junior Legal Counsel, to join our team in Vienna on a permanent basis. You will have 1-3 years of experience, preferably working in a law firm, bank or legal department within the finance industry. You … Read more