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We are happy and proud to present to you our next Xray magazine issue! Come in and pick up a copy or read the news comfortably online! What are the topics? As in the previous two issues the magazine focuses on startups, innovation and modern technology.

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Meet the Mieters: Smart Inspection

If you want to work on innovative projects, taking part in an innovation challenge can be quite a door-opener. Our tenants Wien Energie/Smart Inspection went down this road. We have met with Michael Elias, co-founder of Smart Inspection, and Patrick Enzinger, project manager at Smart Inspection, to learn about their…

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Meet the Mieters: Palfinger

In this month interview of the Meet the Mieters series get to know Palfinger better, a company that specialises in reliable and cost-effective lifting solutions for the use on commercial vehicles. I met with Stefan Kreppel, Head of Open Innovation PALFINGER 21st, to ask him a few questions about life…

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Meet the Mieters: i5invest

For the interview series Meet the Mieters I was warmly welcomed by Herwig, Henry and Patrick in the office of i5invest. Read on to find out what these three gentlemen have revealed about their work at i5invest, innovation and ongoing projects. weX: Nice to meet you…

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A hub open to the world.

Working in our hub means working with national as well as with international startups. One startup came all the way from America. I met with Luke and Andy from our Batch 3 alumni peruse.io/NOAM to find out what made them come all the way to Austria.

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Meet the Mieters: HYVE Innovation Austria

Have you ever wondered what live in a beehive is like? Pretty busy I would like to think. If you happen to be in the hub, go see HYVE Innovation Austria, “Europe’s first one-stop-shop for innovation” as managing director Michael Maier puts it. The Austrian affiliate…

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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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How fit are you in internet usage?

Most people would answer this question with a yes. And to tell the truth, I myself would probably say yes, I feel fit and confident in the usage of the internet. But how fit are we really with websites, social media and search engines? Since autumn 2018 our hub has…

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Being happy as a business model

What really struck me when I started working at weXelerate a few months ago was the job title of one of my colleagues: Chief Happiness Officer, short CHO. What does it mean for a company and its workforce to have a CHO in the team? Can one person make a…

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Meet the Mieters: IBM

You can meet robots in our hub! An innovation hub is per definition a modern, innovative place. Is there a way to make it even more fashionable and part of the new world of work? There is. Since September 2018 IBM Austria has two seats in…

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Meet the Mieters: der brutkasten

Working in an innovation hub has…

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What do orders and maths have in common?

Not very much. At least not at first sight. But if you are digging deeper you will see that both fields are relying heavily on numbers and data. Taking this into account it is not surprising that the two startups DAGOPT and…

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How refurbished hardware helps growing trees

Modern times have turned homo sapiens into “homo computicus”. All of us work every day with computers, laptops and other hardware devices. Of course, we want to be fashionable in this area as well. Humankind is striving for faster, better and more modern devices. New hardware is put on the…

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Meet the Mieters: Reiter PR

“Meet the Mieters” is a new recurring series, where the single tenants of the weXelerate hub will be introduced. The first tenant to meet up for an interview was Reiter PR weX: Hi Thomas, hi Alexandra, thanks for meeting with me. Since when has Reiter PR…

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Data Manufacturers

Working online and in social media – at work as well as in our freetime –  is our daily business. Data is everywhere. Therefore data and the management of it has become a very important business. Linx4, a weXelerate alumni from batch II and finalist in the…

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Into the crowd

Behind every business idea, however small a company might be, there needs to be a business as well as a financial plan. This is no different for startups. In the past few years, crowdfunding has been a successful way for smaller companies…

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All’s well that ends well

And the winner is … After 4 interesting months batch 3 of the weXelerate Accelerator Program ended today. In these past few months the startups have made quite a journey. On today’s Investor’s Day and Pitch Night 36 startups have impressed the investors and the public alike with their innovative…

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