E-Car-Pionier Henrik Fisker joins motec ventures

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 “E-Car-Pionier Henrik Fisker joins motec ventures”

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 our pleasure, to … Read more “European Super Angels Club Kickoff in Vienna”

Cashpresso wins Raiffeisen Startup Challenge

from left: Berthold Baurek-Karlic (Venionaire Capital), Hannes Cizek (RZB Group), Jörg Skornschek und Daniel Strieder (Cashpresso), Michael Höllerer (Executive Board RZB Group), Paul Kaiser (RLB Oberösterreich). © RZB Group


Raiffeisen Zentralbank AG (RZB Group) selected Cashpresso as the winner of its “Innovation to Company Startup Challenge”. Cashpresso offers its customers a quick and easy way to borrow money via … Read more “Cashpresso wins Raiffeisen Startup Challenge”

Coworking Spaces vs. Startup-Campus

Coworking Spaces in Austria and Europe

Our CEO Berthold Baurek-Karlic analyzed the coworking landscape in Austria and Europe for “Der Brutkasten”, the Austrian Startup and Innovation Platform. Here is compromised what he had to say:

  • The Austrian startup ecosystem is growing fast
  • With the growing ecosystem new industry sectors emerged, such as coworking spaces
  • We already have some established coworking
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4 tips to attract better deal flow

How can you attract better deal flow as an investor? There is a clear relation between the volume and quality of deal flow a business angel or early stage VC is able to attract and its potential performance. It does not matter how many companies one has founded, how many investments one has made, or how strong investment process or sound … Read more “4 tips to attract better deal flow”

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 with … Read more “Digital Revolution, Growth and Regulatory Frameworks – A review of the Economic Symposium at Forum Alpbach 2015”

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 “Updatemi holt sich 500.000 Euro”

Courseticket receives funding of 500k

Venture Capital for the education marketplace Courseticket.com! The Viennese Startup closed a second round of investment of 500.000 Euros. Business Angels are amongst others Peter Lehner, CEO of OnTec Software Solutions and TV host Christian Clerici. The Deal was structured and executed by Venionaire Capital. Courseticket is the leading marketplace for education in Austria, with more than 15.000 courses! One of the founders is our … Read more “Courseticket receives funding of 500k”

Berthold Baurek-Karlic

Berthold Baurek-Karlic is founder and CEO of Venionaire. This blog post consists of a

  • short description of his career in English
  • his CV in German and English
  • media reports
  • and pictures of Berthold Baurek-Karlic.



Berthold Baurek-Karlic is a venture capital expert, serial entrepreneur, and business angel. Over the last decade, he structured and accompanied various transactions for leading … Read more “Berthold Baurek-Karlic”