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 … Read more

Europe’s journey back to the top

“i-volution” – Europe’s path to become a global innovation leader was the overall topic of the 14. IT- & Beratertag in the Vienna Hofburg. Raiffeisen Digital Banking & Innovation used the opportunity to present innovative startups on stage. Our CEO Berthold Baurek-Karlic provided an intro to the topic, explaining why Corporate Startup Engagement (CSE) is gaining awareness in Austria and … Read more

Corporate Venturing: Managing the Digital Transformation

Corporate Venturing found its way to the forefront. But how can corporates manage the digital transformation process? Our CEO Berthold Baurek-Karlic wrote an article about this topic for the finance & controlling journal “CFO aktuell“, published by “Linde Verlag”.

In his article he emphasized the need for more institutionalized cooperations between startups and big companies, which can be … Read more

Challenge your Startup and get connected with Corporates
(from left: Dalia Preziosa (Österreichische Post AG), Gregor Bierent (New Frontier Group), Hannes Cizek (RZB), Walter Ruck (President of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce), Gerhard Gamperl (Verbund), Maximilian Schausberger (A1), Sabine Toplak (Accor Hotels), Christiane Noll (Microsoft Österreich) and Robert Heinze (Connect Care – Winner of the Microsoft Challenge Season 1 © Florian Wieser / WKW)

Where do think Europe’s … Read more