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Chosen by investors and the public.

Today weXelerate open its doors to investors and the public. And a great number of people followed our invitation. Investor’s Day For the Investor’s Day we opened our doors in the morning and started the day off with a breakfast for the investors and the startups. The rest of the…

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How startup-affine is the machine engineering and plant manufacturing industry?

An interesting question for any industry, I would say. In order to find possible answers to the question, weXelerate managing director Awi Lifshitz and team were proud to welcome the German Engineering Association (VDMA) on June 5th to the biggest hub in CEE. VDMA in a nutshell Together with weXelerate…

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A masterclass about making change happen.

Life is full of changes. However, it is quite difficult to bring forward changes, especially when it comes to changes in the workplace. Learn to make changes Once a year the Innovation Day sponsored by Österreichische Lotterien takes place. This year part…

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Meet the Mieters: Wüstenrot

Welcome to the hub. Our corporate partner Wüstenrot has been part of the ecosystem from the very beginning. Only recently they moved into a space at the hub. “Relocating our office to weXelerate has been a next step to integrate ourselves even more in this thriving…

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Let’s shape the future together

The weXelerate hub is constantly changing. Tenants come and go. In some cases, tenants love the atmosphere, the networking as well as the whole character of the office building so much that they decide to bring in even more colleagues and therefore need to expand their work space. A similar…

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Bring your daughter to work!

What would you like to become when you grow up? A difficult question. Therefore it is important to help young adults to find out what job they could possibly be interested in. On 25th April 14 girls aged 11-16 were invited to spend an interesting and entertaining day in the…

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A festival of game-changing ideas

There are many innovative and new ideas around. In times of the internet and social media they spread really fast. But what happens if you summon all the people who have such ideas? A great festival, full of inspiring ideas and stimulating talks. For three days – April 9-11 –…

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Making yourself heard

What does being a woman mean nowadays? Even as a woman it is not easy to answer this question. In celebration of womanhood and the international women’s day the organisation female founders organised a huge event in less than 6 weeks. The motto of the event…

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Awards for eXcellent startups

Who is the weXelerate startup 2018? In order to answer this question we created the weXelerate Startup Award. More than 150 startups have participated in our three weXelerate Accelerator programs. All of them were evaluated by a top selected jury according to certain criteria. 14 startups were selected that way.

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When machines talk like humans.

Before the weXelerate Accelerator Program ended last week for batch 3,  we were happy to welcome Wolfgang Dreyer from Oracle as well as Andreas Rath from the startup Ondewo for a Tech Breakfast on January 16…

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Buzzing like bees

Another year has just started. And it’s going to be a great one. weXelerate starts motivated and energetic into this new year. Our  headquarter is buzzing with events and interesting people this month. Get insights into new technologies, listen to a podcast, take part in a sports challenge or party…

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A glass of “Glühwein”!

Where are you from? Most startups taking part in the weXelerate Accelerator Program are not from Vienna or Austria, but from all over the world. For this program the startups come to the capital of Austria, to work, to learn and to network. In the current batch we welcomed startups…

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Work Serverless!

When Thomas Watson announced that “… there is a world market for maybe five computers.” he had clearly underestimated the power of computers as well as the technology that came with it. This was many years ago and we have come a long way since then. Formerly computers were huge…

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A Book About Life!

Whether it is writing books, giving speeches or working as a consultant, Dr. Andreas Salcher does all these things and all of them well. Today he was invited for a reading to weXelerate headquarters. Dr. Salcher read from…

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