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

Courseticket receives funding of 500k

Venture Capital for the education marketplace! The Viennese Startup closed their second round of investment with 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! … Read more

Courseticket sichert sich eine halbe Million Investorenkapital

Mehrere Business Angels investieren in, dem führenden Online-Marktplatz für Aus- und Weiterbildung in Österreich. Das Wiener Startup bereitet nun die Expansion nach Deutschland vor, zudem sollen vermehrt Firmenkunden vom Konzept des „Marketplace-as-a-Service“ profitieren.


Courseticket holt sich in einer zweiten Finanzierungsrunde Investorenkapital in der Höhe von rund 500.000 Euro. Das Wiener Startup ist mit mehr als 15.000 Kursangeboten der … Read more

Amazing jumps at eBike Action Race

EBikes are something for grandparents? Certainly not! Yesterday  the World’s first eBike Action Race “Gravel Battle” took place in Salzburg, organized by our portfolio company EGO Sports. EGO Sports develops an add-on electric motor kit (so called “ego-kit”) which is predominantly utilized in the action-bike-sports field, setting new benchmarks with its power and performance. And that’s not just a … Read more

ChatGrape now in Public Beta

Tuesday was a big day for our portfolio company ChatGrape. They announced the Public Beta for their smart communication solution, which means everyone can now use the service! You can read more about it in this great TechCrunch feature.

ChatGrape got even more sophisticated over the time. Just a short recap of what’s going on:

ChatGrape’s Open Beta includes: Read more

ChatGrape startet mit Rollout

Startschuss für die weltweite Vermarktung des Messaging-Systems ChatGrape: Ab heute ist die Software für alle User frei verfügbar. Zugleich veröffentlicht das Wiener Startup mit “IndexAPI” eine technisch neue Programmierschnittstelle, die eine intelligentere Integration externer Services und Daten erlaubt.


Wien, am 21.04.2015. Die cloudbasierte Kommunikationslösung ChatGrape ermöglicht eine effizientere Kommunikation im Unternehmen. Rund 11.000 User und 1.800 Unternehmen testeten das … Read more

Courseticket goes Tel Aviv

For startups in e-commerce it is essential to think, work and connect with people globally. Alexander Schmid (on the picture at the foreground) and Markus Kainz, founders of the education platform, are showing how it is done: After winning the first Pitching Days in London, they have been selected as one of nine Austrian startups for the next … Read more

TV Celebrity Christian Clerici invests in

The founders of 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