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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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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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VC Fiedler Capital and UK’s Oxygen Accelerator exclusive programme for CEE startups Announced

For the first time ever, Fiedler Capital, a Central and Eastern European VC and Oxygen Accelerator in the UK have partnered to make an entire cohort exclusively of Eastern European and Baltic startups. Oxygen, based in in Birmingham UK, and the … 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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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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