On Tuesday 29 May 2018, CHSH in conjunction with BDO invited participants to attend an event focussing on start-ups and the venture capital scene. Numerous guests from leading Austrian and international venture capital undertakings and Austrian start-ups learned first-hand about innovative financing and funding opportunities for start-ups.
Peter BICHL (Managing director of Ithuba FinMill) gave a keynote speech on the subject of "Investments in FinTechs" following a welcome by CHSH partners Dr. Thomas TRETTNAK (Corporate / M&A) and Heinrich FOGLAR-DEINHARDSTEIN (Corporate / M&A).
Lastly, Peter BICHL (Ithuba FinMill), Viktor PASQUALI (aws Business Angel Fund), Jörg SCHÖNBACHER (AUSTIN | BDO) and Heinrich FOGLAR-DEINHARDSTEIN (CHSH) took part in a discussion moderated by Thomas TRETTNAK that examined among other things location factors, the funding and equity culture in Austria, as well as measures the government could take regarding start-ups.
Dr. Thomas TRETTNAK added: "What was of particular value to start-ups were the expert tips advising them to seek professional advice from the outset and control costs in addition to turnover."