Category Archives: Austria-Startups

Central European Startup Awards – let’s put our region on the map together

Central European Startup Awards is a series of events to recognise and celebrate the startup ecosystems of the region by finding the bests in six categories. Nominations are open until 23rd April 2014. The Startup Awards started as a concept … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups, Czech-Startups, Hungary-Startups, Poland-Startups, Slovakia-Startups, The EU and Europe, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Austrian Startup Report 2013 by Speed Invest

By the end of last month, Speed Invest published “The Austrian Startup Report”. The report is an ongoing joint research project to structure data about the development of the growing startup community in Austria. Check it out:

Posted in Austria-Startups | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Socialspiel announces angel investment and new CEO

Socialspiel, a social and mobile games startup based in Vienna, Austria today announced a six-figure angel round led by FLOOR13, and joined by Austrian & US games industry veterans Clemens Beer and Mike Borras. In conjunction with the financing, Beer, previously a Lead Developer … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups, Funding | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

iVentureCapital invests in Austrian game studio Pro 3 Games

The Austrian game studio Pro 3 Games just secured an investment from iVentureCapital. Pro 3 Games develops social browser games and is currently working on the 3D space RPG, “Starforce Delta”, which will be launched as a beta version in December. Pro … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups, Funding | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Former CEO of Rockstar Games Vienna joins Socialspiel

Former Rockstar Games Vienna Chief Executive Dr. Niki Laber joins the Vienna-based social games developer Socialspiel – managing day to day Business and Corporate Development. Dr. Laber founded Neo Software in 1993 and after it was acquired by Take-Two Interactive and Rockstar Games in … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Worth reading: Blink Booking, Badoo, Archify, HeyCrowd

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups, France-Startups, Spain-Startups, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Digital life aggregator Soup.me receives $530K

Soup.me, a Vienna based startup which was formerly known as Soup.io, just received $530,000 in angel funding from SpeedInvest. The invite only soup.me offers a platform for building rich media and personal expression with simple but sophisticated online design tools. … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Skrill announces acquisition of the just started payolution

Skrill, one of Europe’s largest online payments providers, operating under the Moneybookers brand, has just announced that it has completed the acquisition of payolution, the Vienna based payment startup. Skrill acquires 100% of the share capital of payolution for an … Continue reading

Posted in Acquisitions, Austria-Startups, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Garmz rebrands as LOOKK and announces investors

LOOKK, a “new” platform that connects young designers with consumers through an open social network, launches today with an impressive team of seed investors that includes Net-a-Porter founder Carmen Busquets, Eden Ventures and 500 Startups founder Dave McClure. LOOKK is the brainchild of … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups, Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

JaJah founder Daniel Mattes invests in uboot.com

uboot.com started in 2000 as one of Europe’s first online communities. Yesterday the Vienna based company anounced that JaJah founder Daniel Mattes has just invested a sum in the 6-digit range for about 25% of the shares. The fresh capital … Continue reading

Posted in Austria-Startups, Funding | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off