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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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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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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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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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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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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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