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Marius Ghenea is joining 3TS Capital

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· 11 Feb 2015

Marius Ghenea, one of the most famous Romanian entrepreneurs, is joining the 3TS Capital team as senior adviser. His objective is to extend the investment portfolio in tech businesses. His focus will be on IT, software development and Internet of Things projects than can scale …

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You want to get ready for investment? Apply for IRP

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· 10 Feb 2015

The application for the Investment Ready Programme (IRP) is now open. The accelerator programme is looking for ventures with a scalable solution and an interest in sustainability as well as social impact. From all applications the most promising teams will be invited to pitch thei…

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Advantage Austria Dublin: mission to medtech

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· 10 Feb 2015

From 14-16 April Innovation in medtech takes place in Dublin. With the support of the "go-international" programme of the Austrian Ministry for Science, Research and the Enterprise Advantage Austria Dublin is running a trip to the event in Ireland. The conference invites the medical device ind…

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Slovene startups received 60M dollars in 2014

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· 9 Feb 2015

According to the infographic report for 2014 freshly released by the community of entrepreneurs Silicon Gardens, Slovenian founders have raised 60 million dollars last year. This is nearly half of the investments received since 2006 which is about 130 million dollars in total. Po…

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CONDA.at becomes CONDA.eu

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· 9 Feb 2015

The Austrian crowdinvesting platform CONDA is reaching out to the DACH region. The expansion comes with a relaunch that was made possible with fresh money from three investors. “The new and improved platform and the European domain are the next logical step to offer digital …

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Impact Hub Zagreb launches new awards

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· 5 Feb 2015

Impact Hub Zagreb has secured 22,500 euros from Unicredit Foundation for their incubation programme: The Inkubator. The programme for social impact will launch three awards that will support two of their most promising ventures with seed capital. For the third prize an open ca…

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FoodNotify partners with Austrian Hotel Association

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· 4 Feb 2015

Austrian startup FoodNotify has entered the partner network of the Austrian Hotel Association (ÖHV). In 2014, the Austrian startup launched a digital service for restaurants that helps to label dishes with all mandatory information on allergens. On the other hand, also consumers wit…

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100K for longboard business

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· 29 Jan 2015

Vienna-based Ruffboards has announced a 100.000 euros investment from AWS and the opening of their shop in Vienna. The team of three uses an upcycle approach to turn old snowboards into new, handmade longboards. On their platform, cusomers can make a photo of their old sports e…

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First success of How to Web MVP Academy graduates

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· 28 Jan 2015

In July, the first edition of the How to Web MVP Academy closed in a Demoday with 14 teams pitching on stage. Now, the first successes of the two months programme become visible. While exoskeleton manifacturers Axosuits, the winners of Startup Spotlight (read more here), secur…

Startup Days: Would you dare?

28 Jan 2015

For the fifth time, the Slovenian youth organisation for entrepreneurship Ustvarjalnik is hosting a startup weekend for high school students. Ge…

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Social Impact Award Macedonia launches

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· 27 Jan 2015

Today, the "Social Impact Award" (SIA) launches in Macedonia. This student-focused social business competition and educational programme is already up and running in nine European countries with the support of Impact Hub Vienna, Erste Foundation and Vienna University of Business Admin…

Joblocal joins Funke Mediagruppe

26 Jan 2015

German-based startup company Joblocal has been sold to Funke Mediagruppe. The Austrian investment fund SpeedInvest closes the third deal …