Category Archives: Austria-Startups

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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Teams from Hungary, Estonia and Austria win the CEE Women Startup Competition in Budapest

In the beginning of this week, the beautiful city of Budapest hosted another CEE Women Startup Competition and I was there… Amazing teams, good presentations by ambitious and intelligent young female entrepreneurs, cool venue –  Prezi House of Ideas – full … Continue reading

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In a couple of years, Techstars might have 6-8 locations in Europe

Yesterday, I attended a fireside chat with Jon Bradford in Vienna. Jon is not only a funny guy, but mainly someone who helps European startups as a mentor and/or investor. Jon said he quit his job as Managing Director of Techstars … Continue reading

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Diabetes startup mySugr raises $4.8 Million

Diabetes startup mySugr announced today that it completed a capital increase of $4.8 million with support from new investment partners Roche Ventures and iSeed Ventures. Existing partner XLHealth also participated in the investment round.

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5 Austrian startups to look out for in 2015

Austria is not only home to the awesome tech event Pioneers Festival, but also to a large number of successful startups. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at the Austrian scene and tried to come up … Continue reading

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Bitmovin launches bitdash MPEG-DASH web player

Bitmovin has launched the official product website for the MPEG-DASH player bitdash. The bitdash players enable MPEG-DASH playback on any web browser using either HTML5 as well as Flash, depending on the browser and version, and even on mobile platforms … Continue reading

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Group tour platform TourRadar secures $500k in angel funding

As a result of Austria’s version of “Dragon’s Den”, a TV show linking investors and startups, to foster the startup ecosystem, TourRadar just closed a second round of funding. In this current round, that closed in at $500,000 at a $4.5m … Continue reading

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Austrian startup Socialspiel secures investment from Tokyo-based free-to-play games giant Nexon

Nexon, an international leader in free-to-play online games, today announced a strategic partnership with Socialspiel – a Vienna-based social and mobile game development studio. Led by industry veterans Mike Borras and Helmut Hutterer, Socialspiel is a highly-acclaimed European game development startup … Continue reading

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Meet the cream of the CEE startup ecosystems at CESAwards

The CEE startup ecosystems will gather at ‘Central European Startup Awards Grand Finale’ in Budapest on 30th May at Google Ground. Central European Startup Awards is non-profit initiative, the “Eurovision Contest of the Startup Ecosystems” in the CEE, has been happening … Continue reading

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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

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