Category Archives: Austria-Startups

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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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:

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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

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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

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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

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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

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