Last week at weXelerate, we had the opportunity to lead a panel discussion with a variety of top experts about new business opportunities in the Metaverse.🚀🧠 What was the panel about? The keynote speakers gave the audience insights into new metaverse realities and focused on the possibilities and watchouts of the following areas: ownership and investment social … Read more 1030 Panel Discussion: Innovation Afterhour // Welcome to the Metaverse!
Ubiquitous Energy aims to convert most of our glass surfaces into energy producing solar panels. Their special coating absorbs ultraviolet and infrared light while transmitting visible light and letting it pass through. With 40 to 80% transparency these windows match the look and view through standard windows. Thus, the future applications are endless: The coating … Read more Transparent photovoltaic windows
In January we talked with the founders of Sprad about their new software for recruiting talents through recommendations. As usual we asked them to give us some insights on their biggest challenges and provide tips for future entrepreneurs. Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for this months interview with a Start-up made in Austria. What … Read more Start-ups made in Austria: Sprad
“Fail early, fail often, fail forward!” – is the motto of many companies in Silicon Valley, America’s hotspot for innovation. This credo is widespread in the U.S. but the associated failure culture meets with resistance here in Central Europe. For Austrian companies, mistakes and failures are undesirable while safety and risk minimization are the be-all … Read more Failure Culture: Learning from mistakes to spark innovation
Home office is over. But no one wants to go back to the classic office routine. The solution: flexible hybrid models. These offer employees maximum freedom and room for self-determination and thus follow the principles of New Work. But what exactly does the future of work look like and what impact does the free arrangement … Read more Hybrid work: Liberate your employees for maximum efficiency
Each year we visit Ars Electronica Festival, a place where art meets technology and connects it with the society. This year was no exception! The interesting thing about the festival this year was the global aspect: Ars Electronica took place not just in Linz, but in over 120 cities around the world.
In this month’s “Start-Up Made in Austria” we held our Interview with Moritz Lechner, Austria’s youngest founder. He founded Freebiebox just at the age of 13. Now aged 16 (June 2020), Moritz and his partner Chris Pollak are already leading a team of six young and motivated professionals. With recently launching their new product line “Lifestylebox”, they went the next step in developing their portfolio further.
Which routes do pedestrians use most? Where do they prefer to be? Where is the traffic dangerous for cyclists? And where can it be made more fluid for motorists? Herrenberg, a small town in Germany is thinking about this and has now spent a month asking pedestrians to collect data with the help of an app and developed a virtual model of the town.