Moving to Vienna? These are the coolest tech startups to work for in 2019

Moving to Vienna? These are the coolest tech startups to work for in 2019

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Vienna, the capital city of Austria is one of the most vivid, diverse and fastly growing tech scenes in Europe. While the Viennese startup ecosystem is not as great as London‘s or Berlin’s, it is certainly on the right track to becoming a major European startup hub for many reasons.

With Germany to the North, Vienna continues to profit from its high quality of life as well as its abundance of talented labour and high-level research. This balance between quality of living combined with affordable prices makes Vienna a city where one can enjoy working in the very best conditions.

Having a healthy economy and focus on the service sector as well as specialist areas of research and IT, Vienna has numerous startups working on the solutions that will benefit society for good. We have listed the top 10 startups with the help of Dealroom to work for this 2019


Funding: €14.2M

Founders: Alexander Igelsböck, Andreas Glänzer, Martin Brunthaler

Founded in 2015, Adverity enables users of its platform to easily connect and work with their entire media, marketing, and e-commerce ecosystems. It is a SaaS platform that enables brands and agencies to make better marketing decisions by integrating all data into a single source of truth and leveraging Artificial Intelligence to uncover opportunities.


Funding: €9.5M

Founders: Andreas Woditschka, Emanuel Steininger, Hanno Lippitsch, Ivo Radulovski

Eversports is a SaaS-enabled Marketplace that brings sports providers and athletes together. This platform connects its members directly with sports venues, helps them to book courts or courses and to meet sports partners.

Tour Radar

Funding: €60.4M

Founders: Shawn Pittman, Travis Pittman

Founded in 2010, TourRadar is an online marketplace to compare & book multi-day tours to over 200 countries worldwide. At present, the company works with over 500 tour and river cruise operators including Avalon, Contiki, G Adventures, Globus, Intrepid Travel and Topdeck.


Funding: €150M

Founders: Franz Fuchsberger, Wolfgang Platz

Tricentis offers enterprise software testing solutions that enable enterprises to achieve high automation rates while minimizing risks. The company provides automated insight to reduce business risk, improve cost efficiency and accelerate software delivery speed. It has offices in Austria, Australia, Germany, India, Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, the United States and the UK.

Hoopika Pharma

Funding: €114M

Founders: Andreas Bergthaler, Daniel Pinschewer, Katherine Cohen, Lukas Flatz, Rolf Zinkernagel

It is a clinical stage company developing next-generation immunotherapies for infectious diseases and cancer using novel proprietary arenavirus vector platforms.


Funding: NA

Founders: Katharina Klausberger, Armin Strbac

Founded in 2010, it is a mobile marketplace that connects millions of private sellers and buyers and local businesses. The categories range from electronics, fashion and furniture but also specialised interests such as cars and property.


Funding: €8.5M

Founders: Andreas Kern

It is an internet platform allowing experienced investors to implement and publish trading ideas and offering them a chance to benefit from the expertise of traders. The Wikifolio aims to set new standards for radical transparency and provides a fair fee-model.


Funding: €6.1M

Founders: Bernhard Hoetzl, Iris Pittl, Peter Bainbridge-Clayton, Russell Perry

Founded in 2012, kompany is the leading RegTech provider of authoritative Global Company Intelligence for Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti Money Laundering (AML).  The Vienna-based startup kompany provides real-time access to official and authoritative commercial register data, including company filings from more than 100 million companies in 150+ jurisdictions.


Funding: €1.2M

Founders: Günther Strenn

This platform help companies find the best suitable team member, quickly and efficiently in a fair and transparent fee. In fact, it is the first digital headhunting-platform with a revolutionary matching-technology.


Funding: €2M

Founders: Arnim Wahls, Daniel Winter, Matthias Wolf

Firstbird is an employee referral platform that connects you with talent through the referrals.

Stay tuned to Silicon Canals for more updates in the tech startup world.

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