Innovation in the Corporate and Startup World - Framework, Touchpoints&Conflicts

  • 2016-04-27
  • Entrepreneurship
  • i2c

We are in the middle of the 3rd industrial revolution. The digitalization.


We are in the middle of the 3rd industrial revolution. The digitalization. Corporates are faced with new business models and concepts. They are looking for ways to manage the innovation process to secure their future business. Startups are popping up with excellent new ideas - struggling with their go to market approach due to limited capital resources and distribution access. What are the main challenges both worlds are facing - and where are the potential touchpoints to find a successful cooperation. Is there an ideal way to bring my innovation to the market?


Marie-Helene Ametsreiter studied Business Administration in Vienna and California, US. She obtained deep experience in the Telecom field working for sixteen years with Telekom Austria Group in different Marketing and General Management positions. During that time she was the President of the management board of VIPnet, the first private mobile operator in Croatia. Besides Ms. Ametsreiter was appointed to several supervisory board functions and signed responsible for the commercial sector of 8 countries. From March 2011 Ms. Ametsreiter was heading the corporate sustainability department at OMV AG, one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. Since 2014 Ms. Ametsreiter is partner of Speedinvest - the largest early-stage digital Venture Capital Funds in the region. Speedinvest with offices in Vienna, Munich and Silicon Valley is investing in digital startups in the CEE region.


This speaker series is organized by the TUW Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center / Informatics Innovation Center (i²c). For more information, please access our website. Please register to the event for better planning.


  • Marie-Helene Ametsreiter, Partner of Speedinvest


  • i²c, Informatics Innovation Center

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