Entries by Nina Wöss

The Flaviar App – your IMDb for spirits!

Starting today, you’ll always know what drink to order in a bar or which bottle to buy. The Flaviar App is your go-to resource for Whisky and other fine spirits – your IMDb for spirits! With a database of 10,000 bottles it provides all essential information and ratings at a glance. But the real kicker […]

payworks provides NFC payments on 50,000 Digitax cabs

payworks and The Payment House to provide NFC payments on up to 50,000 Digitax cabs across Europe The Payment House, provider of eeZee Taxi, a mobile application suite for cab drivers and their passengers, has chosen payworks to launch an NFC payment solution to cabs in the UK, the Nordics and Central Europe. The solution […]

New Enterprise Associates (NEA) collaborates with Speedinvest – 55M USD for European Startups

New Enterprise Associates Collaborates with Austrian VC Speedinvest – $55 million for EU Startups New Enterprise Associates, the world’s largest venture fund by assets under management, invests $5M in Speedinvest’s second fund and reserves $50 million to drive global growth in Speedinvest’s portfolio of top EU startups Global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. […]

iyzico Closes $ 6.2 Million Series B

iyzico Closes $ 6.2 million Series B Investment Round with the IFC, 212, Endeavor Catalyst and Speedinvest iyzico, the Istanbul based payment solutions company, closed a $6.2 million Series B investment round with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s investing arm, Istanbul based venture capital firm 212, New York based investor Endeavor Catalyst, […]

Speedinvest raises 58M EUR for Second Fund

Leading EU Early Stage Venture Fund Speedinvest raises 58M EUR for Second Fund, Proposes New Model for Early Stage Investing Speedinvest has just announced the launch of its second fund with 58M EUR this week., the largest ever raised in Austria. The European tech ecosystem has traditionally been undercapitalized, but recently there is increasing overall […]


Speedinvest hebt die österreichische Venture Capital Industrie auf das nächste Level: Mit 58 Mio EUR an Investitionszusagen innerhalb weniger Monate liegt Speedinvest 2 weit über den Erwartungen. Österreichs somit größter Venture Capital Fonds stellt neue Partner und Strategie vor. Wien, 3.3.2015 – Nach einer intensiven Fundraisingphase von nur fünf Monaten gibt Speedinvest das First Closing […]

How to do everything perfect…

If you missed Erik Bovee’s inspiring session on “How to do everything perfect: Raising money and getting acquired in Silicon Valley” at #Pioneers14 or just want to look up his tips & tricks you now have the chance to do so on Slideshare.   How to do everything perfect: Raising money and getting acquired in […]

Exciting news from indoo.rs!

indoo.rs, the technology leader in indoor localization and navigation, has been selected to participate in the “Entrepreneurship-in-Residence” program, launched by the Mayor of San Francisco, to explore innovative solutions to civic challenges. indoo.rs appointed new CEO, Hannes Stiebitzhofer to lead the company in its commercial worldwide expansion. indoo.rs was selected as one of the six […]

The First Austrian Startup Genome Project

Modeled on Black Box’s Startup Genome Project, the Austrian Angel Fund Speedinvest piloted a similar project, focused on local technology companies, in September 2011. The Austrian Startup Genome Project evaluated over 100 Austrian mobile and internet startups. The study focused on socio-demographic data, geographic focus, education, and experience of founders and the sector of choice […]