Startups meet Lederhosen – Bits & Pretzels 2017

© Featured Picture: Andreas Gebert

 

At this time of the year (September) Munich is full of people from around the globe where Lederhosen or Dirndls – it is the time of the traditional Oktoberfest. A festival rather known for beer, Volksmusik, celebrities, and traditional Bavarian food – but there is also the largest and one of the most impressive … Read more

Sales Software Frux wins CA Technologies Startup Challenge

What are promising Austrian startups in the field of software development and IT-systems? The Austrian branch of CA Technologies, one of the largest independent software corporations in the world, wanted to find out and launched the CA Technologies Startup Challenge in partnership with the City of Vienna and the initiative DigitalCity.Wien. Proud winner of the challenge is Patrick Kirchmayr (picture above … Read more

How Startups profit from the Business Angel Summit

There are thousands of startup events, but often founders as same as investors are disappointed by the outcome. The problem is, if you actually want things to get moving you need time and the right setting. The Business Angel Summit in Kitzbühel – organized by the Austrian Wirtschaftsservice as well as Standortagentur Tirol and co-initiated by Venionaire – offers precisely this opportunity.

 

Dealmatrix convinces Business Angels
This year even contracts were … Read more

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