Fundraising Playbook

Raising capital is always difficult – on average Startups get rejected over 100 times before they close a sufficient seed-round (to be clear: Investors not FFF). It’s obvious that this process wastes a lot of times for founders, as they should be working on their products, services, technologies, and clients.

Having raised money for a lot of startups and SMEs … Read more

Clever Clover – Kick-Off NEO II

Last Friday, the beautiful Dylan Hotel in Amsterdam was the venue of choice for Clever Clover’s annual New Years event. The founders and managing partners of Clever Clover invited current portfolio und prospective startups, experts, and investors to share some news about the current portfolio of the firm (NEO I), thoughts on the last year, important learnings that have been … Read more

Get a discount for the 0100 Conferences

The 0100 Conferences Vienna connects Western and Eastern Investors. We can offer you a great discount with the promotion code: VC17BIA. Just head over to their website and put in the code while purchasing the ticket.

Date: 16 Feb 2017
Time: starts at 09:30
Location: Hilton Vienna, Am Stadtpark 1, 1030 Wien.

 

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About Unicorns and Black Swans

In his bestseller, The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb lays out a theory about how people perceive probability. The book focuses mainly on events named “Black Swans” which distinguish themselves by holding three main characteristics:

  1. They have a possibility of occurring, no matter how unlikely this possibility may be,
  2. if they do occur, they cause a disproportionately high impact,
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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

GSA Region outperforms rest of Europe in terms of average VC deal size

In 2015, the GSA region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) was responsible for €3.6 billion of Venture Capital invested through 374 deals. This yields not only the largest average deal size, but also Europe’s second largest share in terms of total Venture Capital investment. Only UK & Ireland outperform the GSA region with a total VC funding of €4.47 billion in … 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 with … Read more

Startup Funding – five tips to improve your chances

Raising capital for your startup can be critical, considering a startups runway – mistakes could kill your project for good! External funding (Venture Capital) will enable you to grow your company much faster, more professionally and globally competitive. All of the startups which made it to the unicorn club in the first quarter of 2015, have been backed by several … Read more

Venionaire is new member of the BVK

We are proud to announce that Venionaire Investment recently became a member of the “Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften”, commonly known as BVK. The BVK is the association for private equity and venture capital companies operating in Germany. It cooperates closely with media, policymakers and universities and is actively promoting cooperations between different members.

Venionaire Investment is currently placing a SICAF-SIF … Read more