Dealmatrix: App conquers international events

Even in the high-tech world of startups, juries still use pen and paper to score companies at pitch competitions. With its jury app, the Austrian startup DealMatrix, an incubation project by Venionaire Capital, introduces a better way: The jury scores all pitches straight via the app along such criteria as team, market or scalability. The final ratings are automatically calculated … Read more

Western und Eastern VCs gathering in Vienna

„Banks and insurance companies will die a death of thousand cuts”, said Martin Hauge in his keynote at the first Up Venture Conference in Vienna.  The Creandum board member and new partner at Fluent Digital Capital (Fund of Fund under establishment) was referring to the raise of fintech companies and how they are changing the financial industries.

Game changing ventures … Read more

Venionaire promotes Young Talents as Partners

Alexander Rapatz (29) and Sasan Haji Hashemi (23) – on the picture above from left – are new Partners of Venionaire Capital. The two new partners contributed greatly to help Venionaire shape its name within the Austrian Venture Capital scene. Sasan joined the company during its early growth phase. His trajectory within Venionaire is a true success story, going from … Read more

Digital Revolution, Growth and Regulatory Frameworks – A review of the Economic Symposium at Forum Alpbach 2015

This week, Berthold Baurek-Karlic, Alexander Rapatz and our Junior Analyst Lukas Arzberger attended the European Forum Alpach and took part in the Economic Symposium. One of this year’s hottest topics was the digital revolution.

The topics of merging industries, creating new business models and promoting a closer collaboration between startups and big corporates were intensively discussed at a side event … Read more

500k Investment for Updatemi

Great news for Updatemi! The media startup gets 500,000 euros in a seed round. Updatemi filters and summarizes relevant news and information into updates consisting of six bullet points. The transaction was structured and executed by Venionaire Capital.

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Managing to close half a million euro in funding is a great step foreword for Updatemi. As a result, … Read more

Updatemi holt sich 500.000 Euro
  • Medien-Startup erhält in Pre-A-Finanzierungsrunde 500.000 Euro
  • Finanziert wird damit der Ausbau des Firmenkundengeschäfts und die weitere Forschung und Entwicklung im Bereich der künstlichen Intelligenz
  • Investoren sind Family Office Manz-Erbe, Allinvest Unternehmensbeteiligung, Ango Invest und mehrere Business Angels
  • In der folgenden Series-A-Runde werden nochmals mehr als 2 Millionen Euro angepeilt

Linz / Mountain View, California. Updatemi serviert seinen Usern hochwertige, zeitsparende … Read more

Founders, Investors and Tyrolean Alps

“No matter what, stick to your idea”, was one crucial tip for founders from Hans-Dieter Toth, CEO of Eurotours International. Last Friday he was one of the speakers sharing his entrepreneurial experience at the Business Angel Summit in Kitzbühel.

The summit offered selected startups the opportunity to pitch their business to Investors. Hotel Kitzhof, the event location, was filled with … Read more

Hipsters collaborating with Suits: 3 tips how generations can work together

Now that the Generation Y is taking over as the main workforce in our economy, it is time for managers and companies to overcome long maintained stereotypes. Our guest author Martin Giesswein, Co-Founder of Digital City Vienna, explains why it doesn’t matter anymore if you wear a suit or tight jeans.


Stop quarreling about the bearded men with … Read more

BFI Wien setzt mit courseticket auf Vergleichbarkeit

Startschuss für eine starke Kooperation am heimischen Bildungsmarkt: Über 4.000 Kurse und Lehrgänge bietet das BFI Wien jährlich an und seit heute ist eine Vielzahl davon auf gelistet. Das Berufsförderungsinstitut Wien stellt sich damit der Vergleichbarkeit von 16.000 Veranstaltungen von über 2.800 Anbietern. Das Bewertungssystem von courseticket lässt zudem Nutzer über das beste Angebot entscheiden.


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Rotary Charity – Vollgas für die gute Sache

Der Blick gespannt, das Lenkrad fest umklammert, der Fuß am Gaspedal – dann schaltet die Ampel endlich auf Grün und plötzlich ist nur mehr das Knattern der Motoren zu hören.


Der Rotary Club Wien-Hietzing lud zum sechsten Mal zu einer ganz besonderen Benefiz-Veranstaltung ein: Beim Rotary Charity Kart Race in der Liesinger MONZA Kart-Bahn gab es für die Teilnehmer … Read more

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