Venture Valuation – First Chicago Method

Once confronted with the problem of evaluating an early stage company for the first time, you will find a number of valuation methods and sooner or later you will question yourself, which model does consider all the relevant factors.

The absence of comparable companies, the inexistence of historical data, the complexity to estimate volatility, and the large number of intangible … Read more

Finding Disruptive Innovation

Two years ago one of our Private Bankers introduced me to Dr. Günther Dobrauz, a Director of PWC (CH) and former Venture Capital Fund Manager, at a meeting in Zürich, Switzerland. This meeting turned out to be one of the most interesting ones I have had for quite a while. He explained to us a model (Technology BridgeTM)) … Read more

How to value Startups

Work hard and grow fast! Take your opportunity and work global. Digital technologies allow startups to address global markets. It has never been as easy to build such a scalable business. Aside from a fabulous idea, a great team and a phenomenal product, receiving enough funding is essential to succeed on a global scale. As viral growth is rather considered … Read more

The world is changing! Disruptive technology is popping out of garages and aiming to shake industries every day. Innovative first-timers are challenged with copy-cats around the globe. Almost every week there are news about companies being bought by leading market players for unbelievable valuations and you did not even know them?

Broken down to a simple definition, successful innovation depends … Read more

We are proud to announce a new early stage investment, with chatgrape.com (Vienna, Austria). Entering a highly competitive market is difficult, unless you offer an extremely useful technology and a mind-blowing innovation. ChatGrape built an enterprise and team messaging service with a unique deep service integration and a super smart autocomplete technology. This service cuts wasted time for switching … Read more

New Release: Erfolgsgründer – Made in Austria

Starting a business takes guts, and in most cases this decision will be live changing. Startups are often the culmination of many years preparatory work, the beginning of an not just an adventure story. For the good of our wealth we all hope for the best, but in the end it is an uncertain and challenging future a brave founder … Read more

Mit der SWOT-Analyse werden Stärken und Schwächen (Interne Analyse) sowie Risiken und Chancen (Externe Analyse) identifiziert. Wir haben dazu ein einfaches Excel-Sheet erstellt, das Sie hier downloaden können:

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TV Celebrity Christian Clerici invests in courseticket.com

The founders of courseticket.com proudly announced a first closing of a new funding round with a well-known celebrity in German speaking countries. Most people know Christian Clerici as a journalist, speaker, extreme sports athlete, hot-rod enthusiast and some do know him as a Business Angel. “Christian is active as an Angel since around 2 years and has digged himself into … Read more

Alexander Rapatz

Alexander Rapatz is Partner at Venionaire Capital and Compliance Officer at Venionaire Investment. This article consists of

  • a short description of his career in English
  • and pictures of Alexander Rapatz

 

Curriculum Vitae

ENGLISCH

The legal and financial expert is responsible for structuring and execution of private equity, venture capital and debt capital transactions at Venionaire Capital. He carries … Read more

Advantage Austria Pitch Days in London: Austrian Startups meet UK Investors (16. – 17.10.2014)

Around 50 guests followed the invitation of the Austrian Trade Commission (AWO) on Thursday 16, October in the London, near Hyde Park for the first “Austrian Pitch Days” in Britan. 20 carefully selected companies, have been invited to present their business models and products to top-tier UK Business Angels.

“Our startups did well,” said Bernd Litzka of the i2 business Read more


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