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The Fierce Female Founders of Impact Hub Vienna

In March, we focused on Social Development Goal #5, Gender Equality, and discussed how female entrepreneurs are making significant strides toward balancing out the number of businesses founded by women versus men in Austria and across the globe. While there…

Spotlight: An interview with Alexey Chernikov about Reji, a language learning app.

Reji is a subscription based iPhone/iPad app that helps you learn new vocabulary with correct pronunciation using customizable flashcards. It is the third app from Twopeople Software, a nascent startup specializing in language learning. Alexey sat down with us to…

Women at Work: Five Books for Leading Ladies

At Impact Hub Vienna we are celebrating the women leaders and founders in our community this month. We wanted to feature some inspiring books written by women to keep inspiring all the female founders and everyone else in our community. …

Winners of the Innovate4Nature Jury-Event!

Innovate4Nature is an annual startup competition from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), SPAR, and Impact Hub Vienna, and run through the biodiversity initiative (Vielfaltleben) of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism (BMNT) with additional support from the European…

Business Basics: Pitching to Investors

So, you want to start your own business but need a hand from someone who already has experience.  Someone who can financially back your company and mentor you?  Pitching to investors maybe the key to your success. Having a well…

International Women’s Day: Women and Entrepreneurial Success

The narrative is the same globally.  There are fewer women entrepreneurs than men.  However, women are more successful than men while self-employed or starting businesses.  In honour of International Women’s Day, we thought we would pass along the research findings…

Social Media: A Fuel for Education

One of my first essays at high school was about negative aspects of Facebook. I lamented about it destroying our relationships. Back then I understood it as a platform for wasting time and pointed out its overall meaningless. It never…

Winners of the Vielfalter Accelerator Program

Vielfalter is a startup accelerator program supported by Impact Hub Vienna, Kalkalpen National Park, WKO of Steyr, the regional development agency of Upper Austria, the Scheuch Family Foundation, and the Leader Region Traunviertler Alpenvorland. Vielfalter was looking for innovative entrepreneurial…

Why Co-Working is Great for Start-Ups

Everyone’s heard of the backroom billionaire that started in their Mom’s Garage. Whether its Google or Facebook, many startups had incredibly humble beginnings. The recent explosion in startups has spawned a generation of dreamers looking to revolutionize our day to…