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Hit Like a Girl: Rugby Opens Borders & Gives Lessons in Persistence

  It wasn’t easy. Practices were rained out. Schedules conflicted. But Rugby Opens Borders (ROB) didn’t quit until young boys and girls – refugees and locals – found new families on and off the pitch.     How to Make Friends:…

Spotlight: 10 Questions with Hub Member Marlene Welzl

Marlene Welzl radiates with positive energy, kindness, and a true spirit. She is a key member of WGE! Gemeinsam Wohnen, an organisation that promotes and facilitates mixed generational housing in Vienna. We chatted about what she loves about the Hub,…

Eight Must Read Books to Improve Your Social Media

Feeling confused about social media and what you need to do to get noticed? Your start-up is just launching on social media channels and you don’t know where to start? Want to improve your social media strategy in general? We…

Sustainability is Here to Stay – A Viennese Perspective

Time and again, Vienna ranks as the city with the highest standard of living. Yet, how does it hold up when it comes to sustainability? According to the World Economic Forum, we might not be the alpha of the pack,…

Spotlight: A Conversation with Mario Milaković of Yugodom

Yugodom is a stay-over museum that’s redefining the hospitality experience. Located in the heart of downtown Belgrade in the Dorćol neighbourhood, Yugodom gives visitors and locals the opportunity to travel back to the times and country that no longer exist:…

Spotlight: A Conversation with Karin Lachmann of wir.agency

Online conversations are not one-to-one. Communication strategies are constantly in a state of flux and many companies are finding it difficult to break through the information noise in the digital age. The wir.agency helps clients navigate this change by telling…

8 Things to Keep in Mind to Manage a Successful Event

Managing an event is not a walk in the park. It can seem overwhelming given all the elements and resources that need to be organised. But organising a successful event? That’s a completely new level! Don’t worry, we are here…

Spotlight: HubCouture

The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) called for a Social Entrepreneurship Challenge in December of 2015. The idea behind the challenge was to encourage the achievement of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in other countries through new ventures. 1 million euros in…

How a Start-Up in Vienna Creates Win-Win Situations for Wine-Lovers, Small Businesses & Mother Earth

What if I told you that you could help reduce fossil fuels by drinking locally harvested wine? That’s right – you heard me. No giving up your beloved steaks. No skimping on heat in the frosty winter (well, you know,…