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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…

Ten Commandments of Marketing for Startups

Your startup took off like a rocket: you have your website, your social media, your grand vision. Now you want to attract customers and investors so you start thinking about marketing. Here’s the issue: you have no idea where to…

Ed Tech Sector Challenges 2018

Ed Tech is a highly visible sector in the entrepreneurial and start-up markets.  In August 2017, The Guardian reported the industry would be worth €146 Billion by the year 2020.  Despite the sunny financial outlook, every sector faces challenges. Ed…

Waste-Free Holidays and Birthdays

With Fasching Dienstag right around the corner and Easter only forty days behind, we thought the community may want a little advice on waste-free holidays (and Birthdays too).  The folks at LUNZERS Maß-Greißlerei put together this list of tips for…

EdTech Frontlines: Alfred Hofer, Vision Education

Alfred Hofer is the Head of Business Development at Vision Education, a developer of language learning and vocabulary training applications for mobile and the web. Their current projects include: LearnMatch, a sports-themed and sponsor-financed language learning mobile App, and phase6 …

EdTech: Bringing Education Closer to the Digital Era

Education is an institution that has remained largely unchanged for decades. Technology is here to change that. But what is EdTech? EdTech stands for Education Technology. It’s the use of technology to improve how we consume, access, facilitate, and disseminate…