Category Archives: Austria-Startups

5 Austrian startups to look out for in 2016

As in the previous years, we started 2016 with some research and the goal to create a list for each EU country which showcases some of the most promising startups that are worth following this year. Now it’s time for Austria! … Continue reading

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Elevator pitches and business workshops on ski slopes in Austria

Say goodbye to boring conference rooms and hit the slope. SKINNOVATION, Europe’s first startup event on skis is back. During the three-day entrepreneurship event (March 4-6) over 200 startup-minded participants will visit different ski areas near Innsbruck, Austria. They will ski to huts to … Continue reading

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Central European Startup Awards celebrates local entrepreneurship and diversity in business

Last week, the best startups and ecosystem supporters in Central Europe were announced and awarded at the CESA Grand Finale in Vienna. The annual event counts as the biggest no-pitch, no-conference startup festival in Central Europe with the collaboration of … Continue reading

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CESA Grand Finale: Come to meet the CEE startup ecosystem in Vienna

The Central European Startup Awards aka CESA will have its Grand Finale on the 8th of October in Vienna, at the amazing venue of Hotel Schani - the very first hotel for the geek generation in the region. Backed by prestigious sponsors, the mission … Continue reading

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Central European Startup Awards – nomination & application process ends soon!

Nominations for the Central European Startup Awards end soon! If you want to apply or recommend someone for the biggest no-pitch, no-conference startup festival in the Central-Eastern European region, then the time to do it is now! The Central European … Continue reading

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Baaam: Adidas acquires Runtastic for more than € 200 million

This kind of news is very rare, and the European startup ecosystem needs more of that sort: A large European company acquires a European startup for more than € 200 million. As the logos on the left indicate, I’m talking … Continue reading

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Hotel Schani: the very first hotel for the geek generation in the CEE region

In the beginning of the year, me and my colleagues were actively working on the mission of finding a venue for the Grand Finale of the upcoming Central European Startup Awards in Vienna. That is how we got introduced to … Continue reading

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The hottest European travel startups in 2015

The number of online travel bookings is growing steadily from year to year pretty much since the invention of the internet. The disruption of the traditional travel industry and the shift from local travel agencies to online bookings is still … Continue reading

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Get 20% discount for the Pioneers Festival in Vienna or win two tickets

As most of you know, Pioneers Festival is a major festival for future technology and entrepreneurship and offers you a great opportunity to learn, network and grow your business. If you haven’t secured you ticket yet for their next edition … Continue reading

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Interview with Marie-Helene Ametsreiter (Speedinvest)

We just had the chance to interview Marie-Helene Ametsreiter, Partner at the Vienna-based venture capital firm Speedinvest. Marie-Helene is not only a successful business women and mother of two little kids – most recently she also became a TV personality … Continue reading

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