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These 3 numbers show how little venture capital startups get in Austria

EY’s business consultants have once again analyzed startup funding rounds across Europe and come to a positive conclusion: European startups raised 11 percent more venture capital in 2018 and the number of individual rounds increased by 15 percent. In absolute numbers flowed in 4,199 rounds 21.3 billion euros. Also in…

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Paris could soon overtake Berlin as a start-up location

Paris could soon overtake Berlin as a start-up location. Despite Brexit at number one, London remains. Measured by invested risk capital, Berlin is still the second most important start-up stronghold in Europe after London. But the picture could change soon, according to an analysis published today by the consulting firm…

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Austrian start-ups collected a quarter more money in 2018

In the past year, Austria’s start-ups collected more money from investors by a quarter. The amount of publicly-known financing rose from 138 million euros (2017) to 173 million euros (2018), according to a study published on Tuesday by the consulting firm EY (Ernst & Young). The highest financing was awarded…

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What NOT to do with your startup: “Turnover per se is not very motivating for employees”

Outwardly, everything runs smoothly in the startup world. But those who look at the employee reviews of a young company get an impression of what’s really going on behind the scenes. 26-year-old Viktoria Lindner knows some young digital companies from within, she prepares training startups for the growth phases with…

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Learn from active startups: “At first we had very ambitious expansion plans set”

About four years ago, Kaya Taner and Emma Tracey hooked up the startup Honeypot. In the meantime, 50 employees worked for the start-up company, a “tech-focused job platform”. Well-known companies such as Zeiss, ProSiebenSat1 and zalando rely on Honeypot. The goals of Taner and Co. are great. “We want to…

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What does a customer & experience officer do at a startup? Learn from Konrad Friedrich

Konrad Friedrich is now strengthening the team of the Viennese tracking start-up Waytation as Customer & Experience Officer. The startup evaluates visitor flows at trade fairs and congresses. About this startup The Viennese startup Waytation specializes in the evaluation of visitor flows via bluethooth tags – these include, for example,…

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Blockchain startup is now cooperating with video game company Unity

South Korean blockchain startup Metadium is partnering with the video game engine Unity to integrate its programming tool (SDK) into Unity’s developer platform. The “Engine” is the software framework from which developers create a video game. Called the Meda ID System, which is used to manage users’ identification data, the…

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How good is facial recognition for your startup? Learn from the big companies

Facial recognition (sometimes called simply “facial recognition”) is prepared to play an increasingly important role in our lives. The face of each person could be scanned at airports or concerts with or without their knowledge. It could be the target of personalized ads thanks to the cameras in the shopping…

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