A sharp mind needs a healthy body! Balancing mental and physical activities is essential, especially in a modern work environment, with so many high-level professions demanding to sit in front of a computer all day long.
It’s no secret: Switzerland is a financial powerhouse with its global insurance and banking industry. However, it is not so commonly known that the small country in the Alps is also pretty big when it comes to venture capital. According to the Swiss venture capital report, Swiss startups received about CHF 1.24 billion in investments in 2018, which is an … Read more “2018: Switzerland’s year of Venture Capital”
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 “Critical Success Factors (CSF) for Accelerators”
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 “Vote for Top Accelerator Programs in Europe”
We know how important it is to organize the agenda from the beginning of the year in order to don’t miss anything. Let’s start by saving the dates of the most important events. 2019 will be full of technological events that will revolutionize the spectrum. There are more and more players in the field, more things to learn, professionals to … Read more “Discount for Blockchain Summit Austria”
Santa Claus has already come to Venionaire and has left us great discounts for the best events next year.
We are pleased to announce that next 14th of March we will once again be partners with 0100 Conferences. The event will take place in Vienna and will bring together more than 300 leading fund and asset managers, institutional and … Read more “Don’t miss your Christmas Discount for 0100 Conferences”
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!
HIGHTECH VENTURE DAYS 2018 Europe’s leading investors’ conference in the … Read more “Hightech Venture Days 2018 – Meet Europe’s Best Hardware Scale-Ups”
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 “Silicon Valley Bank’s venture banking launches in Germany”
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?”
When comparing venture debt with venture capital, it is essential to bear in mind that venture debt … Read more “Venture Debt vs. Venture Capital – Series 2 of 4”
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 “What is Venture Debt? – Series 1 of 4”