5 years aaia – The awards, the party and a big thank you to our members!

On October the 10th we celebrated our fifth anniversary. The Austrian Angel Investor Association looks back at five wonderful years! The event was opened with a retrospection on this period by our board members Stefanie Pingitzer, Selma Prodanovic, Niki Futter, Hansi Hansmann and Werner Wutscher. They spoke of an emotional decision against many oppositions, that […]

Health Uncovered – Digital Health is sexy!

The health industry. Ages old and forever known as an inflexible state-led domain. But times are changing even for this verticle and we wanted to cover all important developments for our members in the event“Health Uncovered“. It was the first episode of our new event series „Vertical Uncovered“- an industry-specific format that we organise together […]

CEE Insights: Hungary

To provide you with an introduction of the different investor ecosystems in Europe, we want to start with a new blog series. The first one, you are reading it right now, will cover the Hungarian startup and investor scene. Antal Karolyi and Lenard Horgos from HunBAN answered our most important questions. The Hungarian Business Angel Network […]

Show me the numbers! Early stage investment in Europe 2016

Following our last blog post about the Austrian investors scene, we now want to give an overview of the situation in Europe. This year at the EBAN annual conference in Malaga, Jacopo Losso (Director of Secretariat, EBAN) presented the most important statistics concerning early stage investments in Europe. We crunched the numbers and had a look how Austria is […]

Overview of the Austrian Angel Investor Scene

Overview of the investors scene

The Austrian Angel Investor Association (aaia) is the leading angel investors network in Austria. It provides know-how, an international network and investment opportunities for about 200 members. Since the investment in startups is on the rise in Austria, we want to highlight how this form of investment looks like and how the industry grows. Last […]

Mit der Investors lounge in die Sommerpause

Trotz der sommerlichen Temperaturen haben zahlreiche aaia Mitglieder den Weg zu unserer letzten investors lounge vor der Sommerpause im Juli & August gefunden. Das Event im Impact Hub Vienna wurde unter anderem bestimmt von dem Kampf Ventilator gegen Akkustik. Aber dazu später mehr. Input unserer Partner Spannender Input kam von der Startup300 Familie, die ihren […]

Investoren unter sich

Nach Gesprächen mit unseren Mitgliedern & Akteuren des Startup Ecosystems war klar: Die Szene wächst und neue Challenges kommen auf. Allen voran internationale Kontakte zur Wachstumsfinanzierung heimischer Startups und damit das Schließen des Funding Gaps. Als führendes Angel Investor Netzwerk Österreichs wollten wir genau dieses Thema – ergänzt um globale Technologie Trends & Impact Investments […]