100 Startups Made in Austria was co-produced together with the Metropole‘s parent company Home Town Media GmbH, Venionaire Capital, and go-international with support from the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. The book will bring international attention to Austria’s rising startup scene, with Vienna recently being named a European startup hub by TechCrunch.
Importantly, the public voted on the startups in this book. 100 Startups Made in Austria highlights the 10 largest sectors, from fintech and artificial intelligence.
As a result, this book shows Austria’s startup ingenuity, attractiveness and availability of talent. Above all, this is made possible by the high-quality education in Austria and by government support.
Learn more about startups from these sectors:
Consumer goods, artificial intelligence and robotics, internet-of things, HealthTech, FinTech, EduTech, marketplace, mobility and energy, Proptech, enterprises, SaaS and B2B.
Each startup profile includes the following sections:
- Founding year
- Expected exit
- Founding story
- Market reach
- Lessons learned
- COVID-19 response
About the authors
Austrian business manager and politician, currently Austria‘s Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs and former CEO of AI Telekom Austria.
President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ).
Serial founder and managing director of Venionaire Capital, a group specializing in M&A and venture capital, which includes the syndicate fund, European Super Angels Club (EXF Alpha), the investment company Motec Ventures (motec.vc) and the software provider Dealmatrix (dealmatrix.com).
One of Austria’s most well-known startup coaches. Primarily, he consults with a focus on investor search, pitching and sales. In addition, he operates and supports targeted initiatives for knowledge exchange, aimed at young entrepreneurs. Website: FlorianKandler.com