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Founder Talk want to give you all the insights from founders & experts to either encourage you to become a founder yourself or work for an exciting startup in Europe. With Maria Baumgartner, a founder of HROS.io, they talk to the most passionate and insightful founders in the startup ecosystem in Europe.
Founder Talk ist das englischsprachige Podcastformat speziell für Interessierte in der Startup- und Unternehmerszene. Maria Baumgartner, Managing Director von HROS.io spricht mit Experten und Gründer die einen spannenden Einblick geben. Eine tolle Ermutigung, um selbst ein Startup zu gründen oder für eines der spannenden Startups in Europa zu arbeiten!
#22 Tom Kupper, the Co-founder and CPO of Bloom Diagnostics | The journey of being in the FinTech industry – tune in! (14.03.2023)
#21 Thomas Kriebernegg ⎪ The joys and pains of growing a startup – tune in! (07.03.2023)
#20 Petra Dobrocka, the Co-founder of Byrd ⎪ Tips to entrepreneurs wanting to start their own business – tune in! (27.02.2023)
#19 Romy Von Roeder, VP at Tier Mobility ⎪ How can a company triple in size even during a pandemic? – tune in (14.02.2023)
#18 Bastian Kellhofer, Co-founder of Trending Topics ⎪ The jouney and success of Trending Topics and what’s their mission for the future – tune in! (14.02.2023)
#17 Krzysztof Ras, the VP Engineer of Bitpanda ⎪A Deep Dive into Vienna’s Digital Assets Startup World – tune in! (07.02.2023)
Meet the VP of engineering at Bitpanda, Krzysztof Ras. He shares their new and exciting ventures in Poland, with their mission of building up a technology and innovation hub. He shares how Bitpanda has managed to expand in the pandemic and their upcoming projects. We deep dive into HR insights, with great advice. We also share detailed information regarding their hiring process and their current hire needs.
#16 Katharina Klausberger, founder of Shpock ⎪The best known female founder in the Austrian startup ecosystem – tune in! (02.02.2023)
#15 Johannes Gärtner, Founder & CEO of Ximes | Challenging the modern working module – tune in! (25.01.2023)
#14 Laura Egg, Managing Director of the Austrian Angel Investors Association | – tune in! (10.10.2022)
Laura Egg has been part of the Austrian Angel Investors Association since 2019. In today’s episode, we explore how the aaia works toward connecting private investors to Austrian Innovators and much more.
aaia’s focus lies in connecting angel investors, transferring or investing in relevant know-how, and improving startup investment legislation and regulations. They are well known for their events and seminars that foster a safe space for investors and founders to network.
#13 Johannes Ferner, co-founder & CEO of fiskaly | Receipts made simple. – tune in! (26.09.2022)
Johannes Ferner founded Fiskaly alongside Simon Tragatschnig and Patrick Gaubatz back in 2019. In today’s episode, we explore what Fiskaly looks for when hiring new talents, and their approach to structuring teams while developing culture. We also explore mental health insights along with some of Johannes’s methods to dealing with the weight of being a CEO and Founder of a growing fintech company.
Fiskaly’s goal is to make receipts more simple. They offer a solution for all aspects of the receipt with country-specific solutions and 100% compliance. Their sustainable and paperless approach to sales slips saves resources and optimizes businesses to integrate total transparency into legal compliance.
#12 Valerie Baar-Baarenfels, Head of Talent at Airbank | Managing SMB’s finances in one app – tune in! (27.08.2022)
Valerie Baar-Baarenfels has been the head of talent at Airbank since 2021. In today’s episode, we explore how Airbank acquires talent and how Valerie’s experience has been as head of talent. She shares her insights, learnings and journey gained throughout Airbank’s fast growth.
Airbank provides all your financial needs in one platform. Their platform is perfect for startups to see all their financial activity in real-time, make easy transactions and requests, manage taxes, and control their funding! After their successful fundraising, Airbank has now reached their series A funding of 20 million US dollars!
Along with her experiences as head of talent, we look into Valerie’s journey on the subject of the power shift, Airbank’s approach to flexible working methods, mental health strategies plus much more!
#11 Anna Maria Brunnhofer-Pedemonte, founder of AMB Technology | The human body and tech – tune in! (14.06.2022)
Anna Maria Brunnhofer-Pedemonte founded AMB Technology in Linz, Austria in 2018. AMB Technology’s vision is to develop human-centric AI. Their technology is designed to execute accurate detection, measurement, and reconstruction of human bodies.
Their goal to digitize the human body is separated into three main pillars RedINCH, AMB data, and Raymond. RedINCH focuses on measuring the human body using 3D-scanning technology. AMB Data is centered on creating a full 3D model of any given person. Raymond is the future of computer vision, digitizing the human eye view.
AMB Technology is always looking toward the future. In this Founder Talk episode, we discuss how their futuristic vision matches the present reality. From the transition to becoming a fully remote company to having a defined company culture, we invite you to a unique look into this truly one-of-a-kind company and founder.
#10 Adam Somlai-Fischer, co-founder of Prezi | Changing the way we virtually present ideas | Tune in! (31.05.2022)
Adam Somlai-Fischer founded Prezi alongside Peter Halacsy and Peter Arvai in Budapest, Hungary in 2009. The company has now expanded their operations in the USA and Latvia. Their presentation software has over 100 million users, with over 360 million presentations created and counting!
Prezi is a virtual presentation tool, but not just your everyday presentation software like PowerPoint. Their virtual presentation tools help people connect and collaborate in a more meaningful way for their audience. Their tool helps users create more captivating, engaging, and persuasive content. From in-person, video conferences, recording, and shareable videos, Prezi brings hybrid teams together like never before.
Along with his experiences as a co-founder we look into Adam’s journey on the subject of company culture, how virtually running a company is like, and mental health during the pandemic.
#9 Michael Kraeftner | founder & CEO of Celum | Challenging the concept of work-life-balance | With more than 23 years in the startup ecosystem, tune in! (16.05.2022)
Michael Kraeftner founded Celum in 1999 and has been the CEO for the past 23 years. In today’s episode, we explore how Michael’s experience has been as a founder and the insights gained throughout the years. Along with his experiences as a leader, we look into Michael’s journey on the subject of company culture, the concept of work-life balance, and mental health during the pandemic
#8 Sophie Bolzer | Single founder of Audvice | Vision of voice messaging | The powershift to the talent, want to learn more? Tune in. (02.05.2022)
Sophie Bolzer is the founder of the startup Audvice. In this episode, Sophie shares her vision of voice messaging and her experiences of being a founder of a growing company.
Audvice uses the power of voice messaging to help companies create more effective and efficient communication. Their software allows users to record, edit, share and listen to voice messages in a structured format.
Sophie states that they want to combine education and communication with the use of audio to process knowledge. Whether you are walking to your next meeting or driving to work, Audvice is a perfect tool to register information on the go!
We also explore Sophie’s background as a founder and her experience in creating her founding team.
#7 Oliver Holle | Co-founder of Speedinvest | Entrepreneur since 1991 | Tune in for the best insights and advice! (20.04.2022)
Need insights from a founder who is the literal definition of an entrepreneur? Need to know his key indicators to succeed in the startup ecosystem or his biggest mistakes in this wild journey that started in 1992? Well, we got you covered!
#6 Anna Alex | Co-Founder of Planetly & Outfittery | For purpose, for profit leads to impact | “Hiring the right people and getting out of the way”. (11.04.2022)
“If the carbon footprint is the most important KPI of humanity, of the century, then why are we leaving this to excel sheet.” A female warrior who wanted to step up the game in sustainability and technology. But how did she go from a founder of male fashion to climate action? Tune in to Anna Alex as she shares her startup journey and life!
#5 Lisa Fassl | Co-founder of Female Founder | women in tech | tune in! (24.03.2022)
Co-Founder, Lisa Fassl share the accidental start to the game-changer startup called Female Founders. Lisa’s passion for this topic is clear as day, and the future is looking bright with lots of exciting ideas and events, however, the number 1 goal is to continue to be the Nr.1 organization in Europe related to women in tech, innovation, and startups.
More than 90% of the European venture capital is going to all-male teams? The time has come to make room for the next wave of female entrepreneurs! And Lisa-Marie Fassl and her team at Female Founders are making sure that all women who want to join this ecosystem get the best chance and support possible.
#4 Frank Westermann, co-founder of 9am.health and MySugr | “Diabetes is my super power” | Tune in! (02.03.2022)
We get to meet the co-founder behind 9am.health, Frank Westermann! He shares his personal and professional journey with Diabetes. He also shares his struggles and learning from his journey with MySugr and insights. His newest startup also has a focus on diabetes, but he now explains the difference between the two and how this can change the lives of those living with diabetes. Frank also shares how to succeed as a founder, HR & mental health insights and many more topics.
#3 Selma Prodanovic | Entrepreneur | Female Founder | Keynote Speaker | Investor | Startup Grande Dame | Serial Entrepreneur (15.02.2022)
Meet the startup Grande Madame, she has done it all and seen it nearly all. If you haven’t seen any of the founder talks yet, this is the one to jump into! Want inspiration from an entrepreneur, author, mother, serial founder, investor & inspirational keynote speaker? Well, meet Selma.
#2 Travis Pittman, Co-founder of TourRadar | Entrepreneur | Startup travel industry | How has the pandemic affected their mission? (14.01.2022)
Meet the Aussie legend that has taken the tourism industry in our European ecosystem by storm! As you can imagine the pandemic has had its ups and downs, but they are coming back now more innovative and fresh than ever before! Tune in to see what is next for TourRadar.
#1 Eric Demuth, Co-Founder of Bitpanda | Christmas special | All you need to know about Bitpanda (11.01.2022)
Bitpanda is probably THE startup of the year, they earned the Unicorn status, the first Austrian startup with that title, going from 200- 700 people, moving offices – the list goes on. Big applause to Bitpanda & Eric, who joins us for our Christmas Edition of the Founder Talk.
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