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Inits provides Open Source services for startups

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· 27 May 2015

The Vienna-based incubator INiTS has been announced as official Hub of the European FIWARE Network. The Fiware platfrom was realised in the context of the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership Programme of the European Commission and recently launched its free-of-charge s…

What's up at Pioneers 2015?

26 May 2015

Want to know when the Hyperloop simulation will take place? Looking out for the hot NASA dude from the Curiosity team? Eager to hear what yo…

Farmia attended the World Bank Conference in D.C.

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· 21 May 2015

Founders of Farmia, a startup that provides digital space for livestock exchange, were invited by the World Bank to attend conference Harnessing Digital Trade for Competitiveness and Development on 19 May. Shoulder to shoulder with Farmia were entrepreneurs from developing cou…

Rapid test for clean water by Viennese startup

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· 21 May 2015

The Austrian startup-company Vienna Water Monitoring GmbH has developped a stunningly quick method to check water for e.coli bacteria. What took up to 48 hours, can now be done in just 15 minutes. Thanks to the ColiMinder, developped by VWM, the water does no longer need to…

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Forty million fund for startups in Western Balkans

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· 20 May 2015

The Croatian portal Netokracija published exclusive news of a new startup fund opening in Zagreb, Belgrade and Skopje. Jure Mikuz, director of RSG Capital,  a fund which already invests in a number of startups in Slovenia and Croatia, revealed that the fund is created with in…

Investor Dellbruck supports customer loyalty-app qonnect

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· 20 May 2015

Lower Austrian venture Ikangai has announced that they found a new investor for their app qonnect (read our profile here). Vienna-based private equity company Dellbruck has paid a six-figure amount for four percent of the venture, according to Ikangai-boss Martin Treiber. qonnect i…

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Call for entries: INiTS Startup Camp

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· 19 May 2015

Early-stage startups are now invited to apply for this year’s INiTS startup camp, Austria’s first startup accelerator that promises young entrepreneurs with an idea to get them business-ready within just 100 days. You can apply till 19 June here! INiTS incubator offers early-s…

Bitmovin at Streaming Media East

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· 18 May 2015

Austrian startup Bitmovin will be presenting their products and services at this year’s Streaming Media East Conference and Expo in New York City. CEO Stefan Lederer will take the speaker’s stand on two occasions. Bitmovin is based in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, and provides hig…

Ustvarjalnik's annual conference in Slovenia

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· 18 May 2015

On 23 May, the youth entrepreneurship organization Ustvarjalnik will host its annual conference at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Ljubljana. The programme includes several lectures by international and successful entrepreneurs, mainly from the field of social entrepr…