Category Archives: Austria-Startups

Austrian government passes a comprehensive startup program to make the country more attractive for startups

The Austrian Federal Government recently passed a comprehensive startup program. It covers a period of three years and involves a monetary volume of about €185 million. Reinhold Mitterlehner, the Federal Minister of Science, Research and

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Europe’s leading boat rental platform Zizoo secures €1.7 million to make boat holidays easy and affordable for everyone

Zizoo, one of the world’s leading boat rental platforms, closed a €1.7 million investment round with participation from Mairdumont Ventures, aws Founder Fund, Russmedia, Axel Springer Digital Ventures, Axel Springer Plug and Play accelerator as well as a mix of … Continue reading

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StartUs: Connecting the European Startup Community

Ever since I met these guys, they have been all around. Using the enthusiasm and confidence of building one of the largest communities for streetview photographers in the world, founded by David Prasser, the main person behind StartUs, they launched back … Continue reading

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Vienna-based TourRadar picks up $6 million to further accelerate the growth of its tour travel marketplace

​TourRadar, one of the world’s largest online multi­day tour travel marketplace, announced it has completed a $6 million round of Series A funding led by Cherry Ventures and Hoxton Ventures with participation from aws Founders Fund and Speedinvest. TourRadar is Cherry Ventures’ first … Continue reading

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Nuki, an innovative door locking solution, raises €2 million in seed financing

The Austrian startup Nuki is receiving a 7-digit sum in a seed investment round. Around € 2 million are available for the further growth of the company that was able to raise a total of € 385,524 in May 2015 during a … Continue reading

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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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