SEC2U – WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

September 28, 2016

The main objective of the SEC2U events is to showcase the commitment of European universities to create a strong culture of entrepreneurship and innovation that is spreading in the university community. And as result transferring it to the society by creating startups and spinoffs with high added value, based on knowledge and technological development.

Date: 17th of October – WUndertalk
Timetable: 17:30

Date: 21st of October – WTZ Creative Skills
Timetable: 15:00 – 18:00

Place: WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Gründungszentrum, Welthandelsplatz 1, Building TC/D1, Vienna

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Gruendungszentrum

Timetable: 17:30

Place: WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Gründungszentrum, Welthandelsplatz 1, Building TC/D1, Vienna

WUndertalk with Jörg Skornschek, co-founder cashpresso

WU Vienna Entrepreneurship Center is kicking off the new academic year with the WUndertalk on October, 17 (5.30pm). Our guest: Jörg Skornscheck, co-founder and COO of cashpresso. cashpresso launched its platform offering quick and simple overdraft financing up to EUR 1,500,- recently and is one of the up-and-coming start-ups in the European FinTech scene. Their investors include Speedinvest, Hansi Hansmann (European Business Angel of the Year 2016) and the co-founders of runtastic.

Jörg Skornschek is WU alumnus. After graduation he has held various position in the payment industry, incl. Paypal in Dublin and paysafecard and payolution in Vienna. In June 2015 he co-founded cashpresso together with Daniel Strieder and Michael Handler.

WUndertalk is a talk series by WU Vienna Entrepreneurship Center and takes place every Monday, 5.30pm. It provides the perfect opportunity to get to know entrepreneurs from various fields and backgrounds, to learn about their motivation to start their own businesses, to learn from their experiences, and to get some inspiration for your own career choice. Food and drinks are provided, attendance is free.

Timetable: 15:00 – 18:00

Place: WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Gründungszentrum, Welthandelsplatz 1, Building TC/D1, Vienna

WTZ Creative Skills Hub – refining creative spaces

The Creative Skills Hub will bring together students from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna) and the Viennese Universities of Arts. Together with the project partners Creativity Gym Vienna, IC Development GmbH and NEST, the students will try to find ideas for a new creative entrepreneurship space in the direct neighborhood of WU Vienna.

At the ‘Krieau’, an actual city development area in Vienna, some old stables are going to be restored. The goal of the hub is to find a suitable concept of use for artists, craftspeople and other creative entrepreneurs. The stables will be a new center of creative entrepreneurship in Vienna.

What the Creative Skills Hub offers:

–                    learn and use “Design Thinking”

–                    work together with students from different universities

–                    train your entrepreneurship skills

–                    get together with artists and creative entrepreneurs

In order to apply, just send us your CV and a short letter of motivation until 14/10/2016: gruenden@wu.ac.at

Do you have any doubts?

Contact us at:

Rudolf Dömötö, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Email: rudolf.doemoetoer@wu.ac.at