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The Hans(wo)men Group is a bunch of startups, that share common values, similar goals and the same Business Angel. A group with an incredible performance.

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Runtastic
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Runtastic, founded in 2009, is a leader in the digital health and fitness space. It provides optimized tracking solutions for collecting, managing, and analyzing running and training data, as well as curated content. Since 2015, the Austrian company has been part of the adidas family. With its two apps, adidas Running and adidas Training, Runtastic wants to create the best possible running and training experience for more than 180 million registered users. Users are inspired to lead a more conscious and active lifestyle.

Member since 2012
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Exit to adidas in 2015
mySugr
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Welcome to mySugr, the diabetes management app made for people with diabetes by people with diabetes. Together, we make diabetes suck less!

Member since 2012
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Exit to Roche in 2017
myclubs
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myClubs is the biggest sports provider in Austria and Switzerland – without running any gym or studio. myClubs combines courses and other sports activities of more than 500 providers in one single membership and makes them digitally accessible. This is how we bring flexibility in the sports sector and create added value for customers as well as sports providers. 

Member since 2017
Diagnosia
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Diagnosia is Austria’s most used doctor app and supports physicians from all walks in making the best medical decisions.

Member since 2011
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Exit to Apothekerverlag in 2019
durchblicker
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durchblicker is Austria’s leading online comparison platform for household bills. The company offers 28 price comparisons in insurance, telecommunication, energy and finance. durchblicker provides consumers with a comprehensive market overview and helps them find the best offers. Thus, the company supports consumers in lowering their cost base and conveniently saving several thousand euros per year.

Member since 2010
Pioneers
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Since 2009 Pioneers is supporting, developing and co-creating innovation with entrepreneurs and corporate innovators. With 140+ delivered corporate innovation projects and 20+ pre-seed startup investments, we are one of Europe’s leading end-to-end corporate venture builder and startup ecosystem players.

Member since 2012
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Exit to S300 in 2018
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tractive
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As the world’s most trusted name in GPS tracking for pets, Tractive keeps cats and dogs around the globe safe and happy. Fit, too, with the help of activity monitoring. They're already the market leader, and continue to grow - especially in key markets like the US. The pet tech industry is booming, and Tractive is one of its pack leaders.

Member since 2013
kiweno
www.kiweno.comBackground highlight

Kiweno is an innovative healthcare company specializing in self-assessment tests for nutrients, food intolerances and intolerances, as well as intuitive presentation of results. Kiweno's goal is to encourage people to actively engage with their health and to strengthen it preventively. 

Member since 2015
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Exit to Immundiagnostik AG in 2019
Shpock
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Shpock is a marketplace and classifieds platform that brings millions of private buyers and sellers together.

Member since 2011
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Exit to Shipsted in 2015
Busuu
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Busuu is, with over 120m users, the world’s largest online community for language learning. The company offers its global community of committed learners the best way to learn a language: the perfect balance of self-paced study and practice with native speakers, all powered by AI.

Member since 2010
Mimo
www.getmimo.comBackground highlight

Coding is a massive opportunity for a fulfilling life, but only a few ever get to experience it. To enable as many people as possible to have that chance, we work towards our vision of making coding accessible. We're breaking down barriers to entry to allow everyone to learn to code and become a developer, regardless of their background.

Member since 2017
Whatchado
www.whatchado.comBackground highlight

Our vision is to make young people happy by helping them find the job that suits them perfectly! Our job platform is both innovative and intuitive. We know that most job postings look quite similar and do not offer job starters or young professionals a glimpse into what the respective job is all about. That is why people on whatchado do not just speak openly about what the coolest part of their job is, but talk about its limitations too.

Member since 2011
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Storebox
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Storebox is the first fully digitized self-storage solution in Europe and market leader in the DACH region – with more than 100 locations in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg. We offer storage spaces for private and business purposes which are automatically accessible at any time. 

Member since 2016
Swelly
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Swelly is a market research company that helps brands to understand generation z by providing real time insights into how teenagers and young adults think. At its core Swelly is a Social Network used by 10 million people who help each other make better decisions. Swelly is a Facebook partner & has been used by consumer brands in Europe, Asia and North America.

Member since 2015
[credi2]
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[credi2] conceptualizes, builds and operates buy now, pay later (BNPL) solutions for banks, payment institutions and retailers. The [credi2] platform can carry out all processes fully automated. With this platform and the accumulated expertise multiple products have been successfully launched with partners such as Apple, Volkswagen Bank and Raiffeisen Bank International. 

Member since 2016
Journi
www.journiapp.comBackground highlight

Journi is a tech company, changing the multi-billion euro personalized print industry. Its mission is to turn your photos into printed memories in the most customer-centric way: Making the creation process feeling as easy as taking photos and the results looking like made by a designer. To make this happen the company is leverage the combination of massive amounts of data, modern AI and customer friendly UX. Furthermore the company’s production is 100% sustainable. 

Member since 2016
Waytation
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Waytation aimed at transforming the conference and exhibition industry to the digital age by analyzing where customers move around in the real world. Its tracking solution provided insights about the complete customer journey to enhance the overall experience, save resources and measure ROI. 

Member since 2017
Vision1
www.vision1eyewear.comBackground highlight

Make a statement. Customized sunglasses and goggles from Vision1 Eyewear put brands where they receive maximum attention: right onto the faces of their fans, co-workers, customers and business partners. Vision1-lenses with graphics, logos or statements on the outside have a perfect see through for the sunglasses wearer. Top lifestyle and quality - Made in Italy.


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Playbrush
www.playbrush.comBackground highlight

Since 2015 London and Vienna-based Playbrush, is the innovation leader in oral care. Award-winning smart toothbrushes, multi-patented applications and subscription services recommended by dentists have created an ecosystem, which is promoting holistic oral care for the 21st century. With over 160k users and more than 40 million brushing minutes (as of 2021) Playbrush has established as a new product category in dental health. The company successfully exited in 2021 to the global consumer goods company Sunstar and is now focusing on scaling its digital oral care services internationally.

Member since 2016
Anyline
www.anyline.comBackground highlight

Anyline teaches smartphones how to read. Anyline's mobile image processing technology optimises objects and images in real-time in order to read them with OCR algorithms – easily with a smartphone camera. This makes QR codes and bar codes unnecessary, because with Anyline all kinds of digits and data become machine-readable.

Member since 2014
Consentiv
www.consentiv.comBackground highlight

Together with SanusX as an enabler, we support companies and their employees as an external cooperation partner with our consulting services. To help employees keep their minds free for the job, we are now also building a digital platform for Mental Health. The portfolio will be constantly expanded in the future. Digital and analog!

Member since 2014
Mediclass
www.mediclass.comBackground highlight

Mediclass is the most convenient way to get high quality healthcare. When visiting the doctor, patients experience high-quality service in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. Members also receive approx. 40% discount on Mediclass medical services as well as the right to an extensive annual medical check-up.

Member since 2010
Linemetrics
www.linemetrics.comBackground highlight

LineMetrics makes measured data and appliance states quickly available and accessible from anywhere. The online platform allows to acquire, monitor, and analyze sensor and machine data directly within the web browser with minimal installation work. Register online, unpack the LineMetrics GSM data logger box, connect signals and go!

Member since 2013
RENÉSIM
www.renesim.comBackground highlight

Different is brilliant: With sustainability, regional goldsmithing and authentic advice, RENÉSIM consciously sets an example against the advancing commercialization of the jewelry trade. At the same time, the software-based global purchase of gemstones at the best daily prices enables a shopping experience with special added value - online, in the store in Munich and in the showroom in Vienna.

Member since 2010
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Blaine
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Blaine offers a subscription service (B2B2C) for decoration with sustainable artificial flowers through a "flowersharing" system with the aim of reducing the consumption of plastics and the environmental impact of Co2.  We are going to lead the European market of artificial flowers and plants. Our customers reduce the cost of their decoration by 75% compared to a natural product. They can choose from more than 250 different decorations each month without worrying about maintenance.

Member since 2022
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ORGN
www.stardustcoffee.coBackground highlight

ORGN is building products for adventures & explorer. Our first brand - Stardust Adventure Coffee - offers a new-age instant coffee with a low caffeine amount while tasting delicious.

Member since 2022
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consola finance
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consola.finance is a EU-based finance and accounting SaaS platform with all financial tooling that web3 firms need such as cross-chain tracking, rule-based categorization, bookkeeping, reporting, exporting, analytics and more.

Member since 2022
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Shopstory
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Shopstory.ai is an AI-powered eCommerce performance manager that outperforms agencies at a fraction of the cost. It is a recommendation engine for online shops that utilizes first party data from online shops while enriching it with additional data sources. By using machine learning it replaces the work of marketing & conversion experts.

Member since 2022
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Fabric
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Fabbric is radically changing the fashion industry, allowing future generations to create and express themselves though fashion with an all-in-one platform that connects creators, manufacturers and communities in an easy, accessible and sustainable way.

Member since 2022
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Doshi
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Doshi is a teen-friendly crypto wallet that is enabling the next generation of investors to access crypto via their parents. Our vision is to break down the barriers of entry so anyone can safely explore, learn, and interact with crypto and NFTs regardless of their age.

Member since 2022
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Ecomio
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eco.mio enables companies to immediately cut travel associated CO2e emissions and costs.Their B2B software solution can seamlessly be integrated into existing online booking tools andempowers business travellers to choose greener travel options. With business travel on the riseagain, companies cannot afford to go back to old habits but are expected to embrace a moreeco-friendly travel approach.

Member since 2022
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Meetoptics
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Meetoptics is an online marketplace platform for all things related to photonics, a place where engineers can go to learn, discover and find what they need to create high tech applications based on photonics, used in fields such as autonomous vehicles, medical devices or quantum computers, among others. It also aggregates the fragmented industry of photonics components suppliers with their wide range of products and offers them new way to engage with their customers.

Member since 2022
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Leaders21
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Leaders21 is shaping the future world of work. By means of innovative products and services, personal development is raised to a new level. The team´s portfolio includes classic training, coaching and consulting.  But these formats are being augmented digitally. Leaders21's core is the Mindset & Skill Development Platform, where employees and leaders can individually learn and apply the competencies and 21st century skills they need to successfully meet today's challenges.

Member since 2022
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Fund F
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Fund F is a VC fund investing in the biggest opportunity in European tech - gender-diverse founder teams. We invest in early stage companies that have the potential to improve the lives of millions of people in the areas of Health & FemTech, Fin- & InsureTech, Edutech & ClimateTech.

Member since 2022
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Ada Power Woman
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Ada provides daily 2-minute videos where leading experts like Yvonne de Bark share concrete tips that every woman can apply in their lives. Ada uses gamification and education technology along with follow-up questions and call to actions to encourage consistent growth. The Ada app builds your personal journey using challenges like “Everybody’s Darling” that contain videos from categories such as “Language and Voice” and “Inner Attitude”.

Member since 2021
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Shadowmap
https://shadowmap.orgBackground highlight

The Sun is the ultimate source of energy on Earth. Sunlight and shadow affect numerous areas of life: from climate and (mental) health to solar power and real estate. Shadowmap is the first global, fast and reliable integrated tool for solar analytics and visualization. Based on worldwide 3D data, our interactive app aims to immediately provide the best answer to any solar radiation related question. For any moment in time, anywhere on Earth.

Member since 2021
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Careety
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We help doctors choose the best treatments, save time, and provide a 10x better patient experience to more patients than ever.

We help patients get the best possible treatments from doctors who care and provide state-of-the-art patient experiences.

Member since 2021
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Coinpanion
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Coinpanion offers bundles of pre-selected crypto asset so you don't have to research every single asset by yourself. Coinpanion makes investing in new, innovative assets as easy as investing in shares with ETFs.

Member since 2021
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helloagain
www.helloagain.atBackground highlight

hello again increases your customer value. The digital White-label solution rewards loyalty, increases frequency and consequently generates more sales. hello again was founded in 2017 and is innovation leader within digital customer loyalty. Already more than 400 companies like Bakery Resch&Frisch, Shoeretailer Myshoes or Retail Müller trust in a solution of hello again.

Member since 2021
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CALM/STORM
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Calm/Storm Ventures is an exclusive founder network & boutique venture capital firm investing in purpose driven founders changing our life, health and wellbeing for the better. Calm/Storm is a super-early-stage fund, usually investing in the first or second fundraising round.

Member since 2020
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Vision1
www.vision1eyewear.comBackground highlight

Make a statement. Customized sunglasses and goggles from Vision1 Eyewear put brands where they receive maximum attention: right onto the faces of their fans, co-workers, customers and business partners. Vision1-lenses with graphics, logos or statements on the outside have a perfect see through for the sunglasses wearer. Top lifestyle and quality - Made in Italy.

Member since 2019
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Waytation
Closed due to COVID19Background highlight

Waytation aimed at transforming the conference and exhibition industry to the digital age by analyzing where customers move around in the real world. Its tracking solution provided insights about the complete customer journey to enhance the overall experience, save resources and measure ROI.

Member since 2017
Mimo logoArrow down
Mimo
www.getmimo.comBackground highlight

Coding is a massive opportunity for a fulfilling life, but only a few ever get to experience it. To enable as many people as possible to have that chance, we work towards our vision of making coding accessible. We're breaking down barriers to entry to allow everyone to learn to code and become a developer, regardless of their background.

Member since 2017
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myclubs
www.myclubs.comBackground highlight

myClubs is the biggest sports provider in Austria and Switzerland – without running any gym or studio. myClubs combines courses and other sports activities of more than 500 providers in one single membership and makes them digitally accessible. This is how we bring flexibility in the sports sector and create added value for customers as well as sports providers.

Member since 2017
Playbrush logoArrow downExit of a company
Playbrush
www.playbrush.comBackground highlight

Since 2015 London and Vienna-based Playbrush, is the innovation leader in oral care. Award-winning smart toothbrushes, multi-patented applications and subscription services recommended by dentists have created an ecosystem, which is promoting holistic oral care for the 21st century. With over 160k users and more than 40 million brushing minutes (as of 2021) Playbrush has established as a new product category in dental health. The company successfully exited in 2021 to the global consumer goods company Sunstar and is now focusing on scaling its digital oral care services internationally.

Member since 2016
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Journi
www.journiapp.comBackground highlight

Journi is a tech company, changing the multi-billion euro personalized print industry. Its mission is to turn your photos into printed memories in the most customer-centric way: Making the creation process feeling as easy as taking photos and the results looking like made by a designer. To make this happen the company is leverage the combination of massive amounts of data, modern AI and customer friendly UX. Furthermore the company’s production is 100% sustainable.

Member since 2016
Storebox logoArrow down
Storebox
www.yourstorebox.comBackground highlight

Storebox is the first fully digitized self-storage solution in Europe and market leader in the DACH region – with more than 100 locations in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg. We offer storage spaces for private and business purposes which are automatically accessible at any time.

Member since 2016
Credi2 logoArrow down
[credi2]
www.credi2.comBackground highlight

[credi2] conceptualizes, builds and operates buy now, pay later (BNPL) solutions for banks, payment institutions and retailers. The [credi2] platform can carry out all processes fully automated. With this platform and the accumulated expertise multiple products have been successfully launched with partners such as Apple, Volkswagen Bank and Raiffeisen Bank International. 

Member since 2016
Swelly logoArrow downExit of a company
Swelly
www.swelly.aiBackground highlight

Swelly is a market research company that helps brands to understand generation z by providing real time insights into how teenagers and young adults think. At its core Swelly is a Social Network used by 10 million people who help each other make better decisions. Swelly is a Facebook partner & has been used by consumer brands in Europe, Asia and North America.

Member since 2015
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Kiweno
www.kiweno.comBackground highlight

Kiweno is an innovative healthcare company specializing in self-assessment tests for nutrients, food intolerances and intolerances, as well as intuitive presentation of results. Kiweno's goal is to encourage people to actively engage with their health and to strengthen it preventively.

Member since 2015
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Anyline
www.anyline.comBackground highlight

Anyline teaches smartphones how to read. Anyline's mobile image processing technology optimises objects and images in real-time in order to read them with OCR algorithms – easily with a smartphone camera. This makes QR codes and bar codes unnecessary, because with Anyline all kinds of digits and data become machine-readable.

Member since 2014
Consentiv logoArrow downExit of a company
Consentiv
www.consentiv.comBackground highlight

Together with SanusX as an enabler, we support companies and their employees as an external cooperation partner with our consulting services. To help employees keep their minds free for the job, we are now also building a digital platform for Mental Health. The portfolio will be constantly expanded in the future. Digital and analog!

Member since 2014
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tractive
www.tractive.comBackground highlight

As the world’s most trusted name in GPS tracking for pets, Tractive keeps cats and dogs around the globe safe and happy. Fit, too, with the help of activity monitoring. They're already the market leader, and continue to grow - especially in key markets like the US. The pet tech industry is booming, and Tractive is one of its pack leaders.

Member since 2013
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LineMetrics
www.linemetrics.comBackground highlight

LineMetrics makes measured data and appliance states quickly available and accessible from anywhere. The online platform allows to acquire, monitor, and analyze sensor and machine data directly within the web browser with minimal installation work. Register online, unpack the LineMetrics GSM data logger box, connect signals and go!

Member since 2013
Mysugar logo
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mySugr
www.mysugr.comBackground highlight

Welcome to mySugr, the diabetes management app made for people with diabetes by people with diabetes. Together, we make diabetes suck less!

Member since 2012
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Runtastic
www.runtastic.comBackground highlight

Runtastic, founded in 2009, is a leader in the digital health and fitness space. It provides optimized tracking solutions for collecting, managing, and analyzing running and training data, as well as curated content. Since 2015, the Austrian company has been part of the adidas family. With its two apps, adidas Running and adidas Training, Runtastic wants to create the best possible running and training experience for more than 180 million registered users. Users are inspired to lead a more conscious and active lifestyle.

Member since 2012
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Pioneers
www.pioneers.ioBackground highlight

Since 2009 Pioneers is supporting, developing and co-creating innovation with entrepreneurs and corporate innovators. With 140+ delivered corporate innovation projects and 20+ pre-seed startup investments, we are one of Europe’s leading end-to-end corporate venture builder and startup ecosystem players.

Member since 2012
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Exit to S300 in 2018
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Diagnosia
www.diagnosia.comBackground highlight

Diagnosia is Austria’s most used doctor app and supports physicians from all walks in making the best medical decisions.

Member since 2011
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Shpock
www.shpock.comBackground highlight

Shpock is a marketplace and classifieds platform that brings millions of private buyers and sellers together.

Member since 2011
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Watchado
www.whatchado.comBackground highlight

Our vision is to make young people happy by helping them find the job that suits them perfectly! Our job platform is both innovative and intuitive. We know that most job postings look quite similar and do not offer job starters or young professionals a glimpse into what the respective job is all about. That is why people on whatchado do not just speak openly about what the coolest part of their job is, but talk about its limitations too.

Member since 2011
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Mediclass
www.mediclass.comBackground highlight

Mediclass is the most convenient way to get high quality healthcare. When visiting the doctor, patients experience high-quality service in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. Members also receive approx. 40% discount on Mediclass medical services as well as the right to an extensive annual medical check-up.

Member since 2010
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durchblicker
www.durchblicker.atBackground highlight

durchblicker is Austria’s leading online comparison platform for household bills. The company offers 28 price comparisons in insurance, telecommunication, energy and finance. durchblicker provides consumers with a comprehensive market overview and helps them find the best offers. Thus, the company supports consumers in lowering their cost base and conveniently saving several thousand euros per year.

Member since 2010
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RENÉSIM
www.renesim.comBackground highlight

Different is brilliant: With sustainability, regional goldsmithing and authentic advice, RENÉSIM consciously sets an example against the advancing commercialization of the jewelry trade. At the same time, the software-based global purchase of gemstones at the best daily prices enables a shopping experience with special added value - online, in the store in Munich and in the showroom in Vienna.

Member since 2010
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Busuu
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Busuu is, with over 120m users, the world’s largest online community for language learning. The company offers its global community of committed learners the best way to learn a language: the perfect balance of self-paced study and practice with native speakers, all powered by AI.

Member since 2010
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About Hansi
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Dr. Johann ‘Hansi’ Hansmann was born in Austria and studied economics in Vienna. He spent the major part of his professional life working as an executive in the pharmaceutical industry in Austria, Germany, UK and Spain. He gathered several years of entrepreneurial experience running successfully his own pharmaceutical company in Spain after conducting a management buy-out of a big pharmaceutical plant, making an exit in 2003. Since this time he is active as investor and business angel. He currently holds investments with a geographical focus on Austria, Germany, UK and Spain both internet and in the health industry. He led Runtastic, shpock, mysugr and just recently durchblicker and Busuu to extraordinary exits. He was president of the ‘Austrian Angels Investors Association’ until 2021, was awarded 'Best European Early Stage Investor' in 2016 by eban.org and is now based in Vienna and tries to find spare time to ride his mountain bike.

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Meet our team of investment experts

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Lisa Pallweber

Investment Manager

Lisa studied Economics and Finance at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. She startet her career in Asset Management working for an Austrian Investment Bank, where she researched and analyzed technology companies and made investment recommendations for the company‘s fund managers.

After 2 years she joined Speedinvest, the first Austrian Venture Capital Fund, in their Fintech Investment Team. Lisa was responsible for sourcing and analyzing potential new investments in the fintech and insurtech space, building an investment thesis in this area and negotiating these deals and ultimately supporting these companies through their growth journeys.

Two years later she joined Uniqa Ventures, which is the Corporate Venture Capital Entity of Uniqa Insurance Group, one of the biggest insurance companies in Austria. Here she helped build the investment thesis in the healthtech space.

She also independently led various Series A investments in this space, investing over €6m across 4 deals. In January, Lisa joined Hansi Hansmann as Investment Manager and Portfolio Manager.

She is now responsible for all new investments of Hansi Hansmann and the Hans(wo)men Group with a focus on diverse teams, sustainability and social impact. Lisa is also managing the existing portfolio, working closely with founders and supporting them in strategic topics, business development and fundraising, as well as serving on boards of various companies.

Lisa is also a part of the Global Women in VC network. She is an active mentor to female angel investors, sharing her experience and expertise with them.

Helena Torras

Venture Partner & Investment Manager Spain

Helena is a seasoned CEO (3x) and investor, connecting the dots between the ecosystem, startup-corporate-investor, promoting the innovative tech startup mindset to society.  With a Bachelor & MBA at ESADE and McGill University, she started her professional career in corporate services: first, as auditor at KPMG and then as strategic consultant.

These foundations allowed her to understand all the areas of a company and establish the implementation of several projects. Then, she joined as General Manager of a traditional company, before jumping, more than a decade ago, into the tech world.Entrepreneur, involved in several startups as co-founder or member of the entrepreneur team, she has established operations in the US, UK & Spain and has been Board Director both in Spain and in the US, having raised in total around $30M.

Her passion for tech startups led her to invest in more than fifteen companies. She now keeps investing as part of the team of Hans(wo)men Group of Hansi Hansmann. She has also been Board Director/Advisory Board in some promising startups. She co-founded a group of women angels to boost investment in women-led tech startups and to close the gap between the tech and the traditional world. She is serving on several boards as independent board director.

Eager and committed, Helena is always willing to share and contribute. She belongs to the Governing Board of BarcelonaTechCity, to the Ambassadors Council of Collider, and is a speaker in tech events. Moreover, she is committed to diversity, which has led her to belong to Governing Bodies of associations with this mission. Among other acknowledgements, she’s been considered TOP 100: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space,  one of the 30 spanish people to follow on the tech world in Spain, top 100 women leaders in Spain, one of the 100 leaders of digitalization in Spain and EUTOP50 investor. Helena is a passionate person, who loves challenges and connecting people, knowledge, and ecosystems. On weekends you’ll find her in the nature with her family.