English as second official language

January 29, 2020
The vast majority of Austrian businesses have already experienced a shortage of skilled workforce. As a consequence and in order to simplify on-boarding processes, many companies have established English as a their primary language. Though, public administration provides forms only in the German language, a fact that gives difficulties to international professionals in Austria.
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Stammtisch #78 Tech Team: Hiring and Managing your Talents

January 28, 2020
Stammtisch #78 was about hiring and managing tech-talents. Isabell Claus, Michael Ionita and Martin Schürrer talked about the most important aspects that need to be considered when building a tech-team and shared their experience in managing tech-talents. Below are the key points of the discussion.
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Welcome Adrian & Michael / Farewell Can & Daniel

January 21, 2020
Today two long term board members of AustrianStartups have stepped down and welcomed the next generation of changemakers to take over the reins. In this blogpost, Adrian Zettl & Michael Ionita introduce themselves as new board members of AustrianStartups, while Can Ertugrul & Daniel Horak reflect on their times at the helm of AustrianStartups.
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Das Regierungsprogramm 2020 aus der Startup Perspektive

January 3, 2020
Gestern wurde das Programm der neuen Bundesregierung vorgestellt - wir haben uns angeschaut, wieviel AustrianStartups drin steckt.
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Red-White-Red Card for Startups

January 2, 2020
In its present form the Red-White-Red card is not competitive on an international level. We therefore call in our 2019 Agenda for a real upgrade which would help Austrian startups attract international high-skilled workforce.
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Stammtisch #76 Embracing Failure

November 26, 2019
Stammtisch #76 was about Embracing Failure. Melanie Ruff, Michael Altrichter, Sebastian Jagsch and Dejan Stojanovic shared their tough stories and stressed the importance of creating an open culture concerning discussions around failures.
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Argentina’s Surprising Startup Ecosystem

November 18, 2019
AustrianStartups volunteer Philipp Schardax was in Argentina for two months and gives us a first-hand report about the flourishing local ecosystem.
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A message from our new CXO

October 25, 2019
Our new CXO Hannah Wundsam shares how she fell in love with entrepreneurship and lines out her visions for the future of AustrianStartups.
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Farewell Vlad & Welcome Katharina

May 28, 2019
Personal messages from the beginnings & the future of AustrianStartups.
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Israel – The Startup Nation

December 29, 2018
In this series, Katja Septimus (Bratrschovsky) sets out for a journey to one of the world's most famous Innovation Ecosystem: Israel. The respective report is not academic in nature and do not claim completeness. Rather as introductory overview it presents some of the respective highlights and intend to spark further interest.
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