Growth Hacking: Venionaire cooperates with Hackabu

Building and scaling up a customer base as quickly as possible is vital for every startup. We are proud to announce our new partnership with Hackabu, offering access to excellent services and a high-class pool of international experts in the field of growth hacking at special terms and conditions.

Hackabu is a team of growth hackers with a focus … Read more

Pioneers Festival: New VC Fund, New Fintech Accelerator, New Startup Investments

What a week for the Austrian Startup Ecosystem! In the light of the Pioneers Festival, capital300 announced to start the fundraising for a new venture capital fund with the goal to build the first Austrian unicorn. Raiffeisen Bank International announced its new Fintech Accelerator Program, called Elevator Lab, while the two Austrian Startups Timeular and Yodel.io closed significant financing … Read more

Verbund and OMV join forces for E-Mobility Infrastructure

Austrias leading charging network and charge-point-operator, a former joint venture of Siemens Austria and Verbund AG, welcomes a new strong partner: OMV. The international oil and gas company joins forces with the previous shareholders to enable further growth of e-mobility in Austria by providing necessary infrastructure and related services. OMV takes over a significant stake (40%) in SMATRICS. Austria has … Read more

Venionaire visits Chinas New Free Trade Region

China’s Liaoning province in Manchuria, with its capital city Shenyang, recently became Chinas third free trade zone. The city of Shenyang is well-known in China for its commodities and industrial production. It has about 9 million citizens within the core-city and more than 60 million people within its greater limits of the region Liaoning. During the past Olympic Games, the … Read more

How to be successful in Corporate Startup Engagement (CSE)

Corporate Startup Engagement (CSE) is certainly a trend in 2017. We found out that more than half of all corporates in the Austrian Traded Index (ATX) are already collaborating in some form with startups (see Venionaire Survey on Corporate Startup Engagement, 2017). We see many new startup challenges emerging in all kinds of industries, calling for promising ideas, services … Read more

European Super Angels Club Kickoff in Vienna

About 100 guests, investors, entrepreneurs, wealthy individuals and managers of leading companies and industry met at the Semper Constantia Privatbank for the kickoff event of the European Super Angels Club (ESAC) in Vienna. The aim of the club – initiated by partners of KPMG and Venionaire Capital is the promotion of the European startup and investor landscape. It is … Read more

Fintech 2016: Investment Activity Overview

After 2015 has brought us plenty in terms of innovation and investing activity within the area of financial technology, the developments in the year behind us did not pick up such a fast pace. In 2015, we have witnessed the strong emergence of innovative financial services delivered through a blend of various channels, combining various platforms and technological tools. Besides, … Read more

The Corporate Startup Engagement of Austrian Companies

Venionaire Capital asked in the Austrian Trade Index (ATX) listed companies about their corporate startup engagement with surprising results: Every second company already works with startups and about two-thirds of the companies regularly participate in innovation and startup challenges in order to find new business ideas. Corporates identified Artificial Intelligence (AI) as particularly important.

 

 

 

Collaboration between corporates … Read more

Fintechs meet up in Berlin

The Pioneers Festival attracts over 2500 attendees, selected startups and investors to Vienna’s Hofburg every year. Now, Pioneers has started a series of smaller events around Europe with a focus on selected topics. Venionaire recently attended the Fintech.Pioneers event in Berlin 16-17th February 2017. Fintech.Pioneers started in a relaxing ambiance on Thursday in a former brewery and soon to … Read more

0100 Conferences: International VCs and Angels in Vienna

picture from left: Jürgen Lederer (KPMG), Berthold Baurek-Karlic (Venionaire), Michael Petritz (KPMG), Christoph Drescher (Dealmatrix), Fabian Greiler (Venionaire)

Last Thursday, the 0100 Conferences took place at the Hilton Hotel in Vienna. The goal of the Conference is to bring Western and Eastern Investors together. The event originally launched last year under the name of Up Venture Conference“. 0100Ventures – … Read more


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