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When Text meets Knowledge Management

The weXerlate hub offers startups and our corporate partners room for getting together and networking. The idea is that together they come up with a joined project. But sometimes two startups find ways of cooperating on cool projects. That was the case for…

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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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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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Great investment for bsurance

As a hub weXelerate has seen many startups grow, expand and realize great projects. However, it is always wonderful news and makes us proud to share success stories. The batch II alumni bsurance, an insurtech startup founded in 2017, has successfully completed its Series A financing round.

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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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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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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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GOOGLE looks for information outside your company… ZAPIENS looks for internal knowledge.

All of us are spending more time than ever in school, at university or in other educational programs. Thus acquiring a massive amount of information and knowledge, which is later used for work within companies. But how do you manage this knowledge and…

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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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„Chatbots are finally fashionable! “

When Gregor Jarisch, one of the founders of Labs.ai came up with his chatbot idea E.D.D.I. more than 10 years ago, no one seemed to be interested in this topic within Austria. But as so much energy, passion and money had been put into realizing this idea,…

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We need more innovation in our shops!

Innovation and startups are buzzwords nowadays. Many companies use them, but only a few live them. Spar, a big Austrian supermarket chain, and their affiliate Hervis, the biggest sportswear and sports equipment retailer in Austria, are setting an example of how cooperation between…

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The bright and the bold succeed — Why becoming a startup has become such an attractive business model

Who does not sometimes dream of being their own boss or of running their own business? The business world has changed over the past years as every year more companies are entering the market. Their ideas are big, their companies usually small and quite agile with flat hierarchies and the…

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