The IoT Junior Cup of Austria reveals participant projects


· 31 Mar 2015

  The IoT Junior Cup Austria has just revealed the 48 projects that will be participating in the 2015 edition of the Internet of Things project competition for high school students, organised by LineMetrics. This Vienna based startup has initiated the IoT Junior cup with the goal of increasing Internet …

Voestalpine receives Innovation Prize 2015


· 27 Mar 2015

The Austrian Vice Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner distinguished voestalpine with the Innovation Prize 2015 for its fireproof vehicle body panels. "The Innovation Prize is a hallmark of quality for businesses. […] The successful implementation of new ideas is crucial for Au…


Petcube raises $1.1M seed funding

25 Mar 2015

Hardware startup Petcube has just closed a $1.1M seed funding round co-led by AVentures Capital and Almaz Capital. The Ukrainian startup ro…

Symptoma secures investment round


· 23 Mar 2015

The Austrian medtech company secures its first investment round from Upper Austrian HightechFonds. At the same time, the startup rebrands from „click for knowledge GmbH“ to „Symptoma GmbH“. „With the investment we pursue to grow globally […] and to further develop…




Top startup spring events

9 Mar 2015

One of the most event-heavy period over the year promises to be the spring. Apart from the Pioneers festival, several other notable events wi…

xamoom launches location based cloud


· 6 Mar 2015

Klagenfurt-based xamoom has announced the official launch of their mobile service. “We are ready and from now on xamoom is getting better and better,” cofounder Georg Holzer is certain. So, even the followig update has been forecasted already: mid of march the 2.0 version with …

Thinking outside the (lunch)box

5 Mar 2015

The event series Startup Live gathered almost 70 participants representing 12 startup teams from three different countries at the Austrian ev…


ESET opened a new cybersecurity center


· 3 Mar 2015

Software antivirus vendor ESET has opened a new cybersecurity lab in Bratislava. This lab has been created in collaboration with the Slovak University of Technology and Comenius University and aims to be a pioneer project on the way towards a center for excellence in cybersecurity. As…