This article showcases our top picks for the best Austria based Content & Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Content & Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Austria Content & Publishing Companies
eyeson offers you perfectly crisp video calls, even during large group calls and on your mobile. The web-based system offers a user-friendly interface and many useful features which are decisive for proper business communication.
Wave goodbye to time consuming downloads. With eyeson you can invite participants to your video call by simply sending a link in your browser.
Starting a video call has never been so easy! Invite guests to join at the click of a link. It’s all browser-based – no download or installation needed.
Regardless where your teammates are, or how bad their internet connection might be: we never compromise on quality. Our technology ensures that the bandwidth remains at 1,5 Mbit/sec at all times.
The company’s mission is to provide web based video conferencing that fully integrates in the everyday life of businesses. eyeson is built on the single stream technology to support all video participants HD video quality independent of the number of participants.
The innovative technology is patented in Austria, Germany and the US. The company was named a “cool vendor in unified communications” by Gartner..
Hitbox is the favorite online community for millions of gamers around the world and home to the highest quality videogame live streaming (up to 4K 60fps), the most advanced chat and interactive platform, and the most engaged community for streaming and talking about all-things-gaming, from competitive eSports, to the latest triple-A release, to new indie hits. Hitbox is the web’s virtual gameroom where gamers go to hangout.
We’re building the most vibrant and innovative online community for gamers by pioneering technology to keep gamers connected and engaged. Users have more fun on Hitbox because it’s easier to be expressive and social, and there are more opportunities to participate in the broadcasts..
involve.me is reimagining customer experience by allowing e-commerce shops & digital marketers to easily create personalized interactions at every step of the customer journey, so they can better acquire & keep customers involved. Customers such as Universal Pictures, Salesforce or Bloomberg use involve.me to create and integrate interactive content for any point in their funnel, from lead acquisition and qualification, through activation and conversion up to measuring customer satisfaction.
With involve.methey can build extremely customizable: – quizzes, personality tests & surveys – lead pages, promotions & contests – interactive online storefronts – digital sales assistants – price calculators – product configurators and much more, all while enriching customer profiles. Without a single line of code..
SPORT.VIDEO is the simplest and easiest way to capture and share highlights online, as they happen. SPORT.VIDEO connects clubs with sponsors and helps to create new revenue streams for under-financed amateur and semi-pro clubs.
The platform provide the users a possibility to create own online channel or in built the TV in the web page of the user.. .
Der Brutkasten is an austria’s multimedia platform for startups. They focus on both the startups, as well as the context in which they move.
They are dealing with the topic of entrepreneurship, the digital and innovative economy, technology, but also socio-political, forward-looking topics that they will have to solve in this context.. .
Global Rockstar GmbH
WHAT IS GLOBAL ROCKSTAR? We all love to listen to music for free on the internet. It’s a great deal for fans, but bands need to make some money to produce new songs and videos.
Global Rockstar is a music platform for artists and fans, offering new ways for musicians around the world to generate awareness, promotion, audience participation and revenues. Global Rockstar conducts the world’s largest online music contest.
Fans can vote for their favorite artists for free via social media, and they can also support the artists via paid votes (SUPERVOTES): The artist gets 50 % of the net revenues from each SUPERVOTE. In return, the voter receives unique rewards from the artist.
Artists can raise additional revenue from donation-based crowdfunding and from brand-sponsoring possibilities. HOW DOES IT WORK? Bands, Songwriters, Musicians, Singers, Producers upload their original song and video to globalrockstar.comDuring the National Preliminaries, starting on the 1st of September, fans pick a winner from contestants in their own country.
Then, in the Global Finals, all national winners compete for the grand prize of 25.000 US $ Fairness and transparency are our top priorities. ABOUT THE FOUNDERS Global Rockstar was founded in Vienna, Austria by songwriter and music producer Christof Straub and Ronny Steibl, a marketing expert.
WE BELIEVE IN MUSIC We believe that fans should be able to support artists directly, and get rewarded. We believe that every new artist deserves a global stage to earn money.
Hubbub GmbH develops innovative voice-based solutions for online social communication. The company is based in Vienna, with back-office in Lviv, Ukraine.
It has been founded on 2011 by Hares Youssef and Yurij Riphyak with Yuriy Marchuk joining later as CTO. Hubbub GmbH operates a voice social network of the same name, available as an iPhone app and on web – at www.hubbub.fm..
Newsadoo personalizes news with artificial intelligence. Newsadoo collates news pieces from newspapers, radio broadcasts, TV stations and online portals.
They believe that news can be consumed differently – Individual, intelligent, entertaining. By making their products intuitive, beautifully designed and user friendly they created an innovative solution for people and newspapers..
Soup.io is a tumblelogging service, an easy multimedia blogging system. With Soup.io, users can upload videos and images as well as post HTML, quotes and text.
Users can also import content from [Digg](http://crunchbase.com/organization/digg), [Flickr](http://crunchbase.com/organization/flickr), [Del.ici.ous](http://crunchbase.com/organization/delicious), [YouTube](http://crunchbase.com/organization/youtube), [StumbleUpon](http://crunchbase.com/organization/stumbleupon), [Twitter](http://crunchbase.com/organization/twitter) and others, use a bookmarklet to collect content from around the web, send in posts by email, or repost what they like from their friends. Soup.io was chosen as a winner of [Seedcamp](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/seedcamp) 2008..
Registered users are able to collect friends and businesses in a social network environment, as well as create custom sets, which act as mini-city guides. In addition, registered users are able to edit local business entries in a wiki-like environment and participate in city, or topic-focused discussion groups.
The two founders of Tupalo were previously developers at Rockstar Games in Vienna, Austria.. .
Jura is a global brand name in the high-security graphic arts trade as a reputed high-tech developer and supplier. Jura offers complete top quality security prepress systems including software and hardware solutions from graphic design to print-ready plate making for banknote printers.
Jura’s design software packages are in function at more than 100 governmental and licensed security printers all over the world. Jura’s patented personalization solutions and unique covert security features are used on several banknotes, passports, ID cards and other security documents of many countries.
Jura offers new methods for brand protection and authentication. About 100 high resolution prepress output devices have been installed and used worldwide.
Jura’s service program includes strong support and versatile assistance in technical, design and software development issues. Jura is the first company that has been audited and certified as ‘Certified Security Supplier’ based on the ISO 9001:2000 quality standard by Intergraf and VPGI..
DER STANDARD was founded in 1989 and soon became the top quality newspaper in the Austrian market. Its online news platform derStandard.at went online as early as 1995 and now offers the highest reach by far among all Austrian online news websites.
Having recently consolidated their print and online units, DER STANDARD|derStandard.at is constantly expanding its readership in those two media types. DER STANDARD|derStandard.at is a liberal media.
It is independent of political parties, institutions and interest groups. It addresses readers who expect comprehensive, broad and thorough coverage as well as substantiated, accurate commentaries in the areas of economics, politics, culture and society.
This strong market position is mainly facilitated by the scope of the highly active online community on derStandard.at. With peaks of up to 30.000 user-generated comments per day, the platform represents the company’s strongest competitive asset..
Flimmit is an online retailer that sells films and TV highlights to its users. The platform enables its users to borrow and buy movies and TV series.
Movies can be lent for up to 30 days. If purchased, the movies can be downloaded for offline viewing.
Furthermore, it offers a subscription service to stream movies and TV series. Flimmit was launched in 2007 and is based in Vienna..
The Aviation Herald
The Aviation Herald reports daily about incidents and critical situations in the civil aviation companies. service is recognized as accepted industry service for safety relevant occurrences.
Behind the English language service stands Simon Hradecky of Salzburg, Austria – an expert in aviation safety. Events in aviation have been reported from Jun 19th 1999 up to the present..
Up until now, offering mobile location based services requires lots of know-how, time and money. xamoom is easy to use, affordable (starting for free instead of 5 digit investments) and allows a fast roll out within days or even hours (instead of months of project time).
xamoom is not just a mobile first content management system (CMS). It is accompanied by a set of APIs, SDKs and open source reference implementations.
It is “one CMS for all screens”. xamoom is multilingual, offers a new way of composing content and supports all location identifier (QR, NFC, GPS, iBeacons and Eddystones).
It is multitenant and build on Google’s App Engine which makes it highly scalable.. .
Styria Digital Holding
Styria, which was founded in 1869, is one of the leading media groups in Austria, Croatia and Slovenia. With more than 2900 employees, Styria Media Group generated a market revenue of 435 million euros in 2014.
In line with the motto “ONE SPIRIT, UNLIMITED IDEAS”, the Styria portfolio is strongly diversified. It includes daily and weekly newspapers, magazines and book publishers, radio stations and a shareholding in a TV station.
In the digital realm, Styria group operates news portals, marketplaces as well as content and community portals. Styria Media Group service bureaux offer numerous media-relevant services, from media production to print to distribution.
The spirit and purpose of the Styria group and its individual companies exist to facilitate orientation, create trust and support the community.. .
Trivid GmbH develops and markets audio-/video-software innovations and products related to the internet, mobile communication and new TV solutions. Trivid delivers an innovative, award-winning and patented solution for creating online and mobile multimedia video clips from user-generated content or from professional content combined with suitable music.Trivid is sole provider for legal usergenerated video clips with copyright-protected music (process and technology, USP).
Trivid is widely recognized as value-adding partner for e-commerce platforms and online communities . Trivid teams up as monetizing partner for music industry as well as a full service online video partner for enterprise customers With notable co-branded partner-ships and valid contracts with the music industry, Trivid has already conquered relevant market share in Germany and generated first earnings.
Breakeven status in Q1/2011. An enormous business potential is to be unleashed by integrating Trividâ€™s assets into a strategic growth environment Trividâ€˜s innovation leadership, German Copyright Standards, strong USP and strategic client base form a highly attractive opportunity for a strategic transaction partner.
USPs * Innovative, award-winning and patented solution for creating online and mobile multimedia video clips from user-generated content or from professional content combined with suitable music * Sole provider for legal usergenerated video clips with copyright-protected music (process and technology, USP) * Widely recognized as value-adding partner for e-commerce platforms and online communities * Monetizing partner for music industry as well as a full service online video partner for enterprise customers * European Patent-Family for Clipgenerator-Technology granted * US-Patent for â€œuserselected advertisementâ€ filed and pending * Various proven business-models online & mobile Ad-funded for usergenerated online-services Paid-/Premium-Service for professional video creation * Whitelabel-License and Widget/Plug & play solution for websites Proof-of-concept * In Germany (top social networks, top video communities, top e-commerce platforms) * High conversion-rates and satisfaction of users and businesses * Major European awards: IMEA-Innovation of Music- & Entertainment Award, Innovator of the Year/Cebit, Convergatorâ€™s Award Overview * Innovative, award-winning solution for online video clip creation from user-generated content (photos, videos, text, hyperlinks) or professional content and suitable music * Legally compliant combination of user-generated content and copyright- protected music [patented process & technology] * Video cuts synchronized to underlying music â€“ comparable to professional music clips * Instant editing results and real-time video-rendering, embedding of dynamic content (e.g. updates on data) is possible * Easy to use, standardized online Video creation process * Underlying comprehensive rights monitoring, clearing, reporting and billing system * Contracts with Music-Industry (Labels, Publishers, Mechanical Societies) and access to 800.000 songs; * Pool of > 800 copyright-protected, mass market relevant design-video templates Benefit Innovative video creation technology to extend features of any online presence, social community, e-commerce platform or mobile service.
Increases emotional appeal of personal or professional content by means of attractive convergent multimedia services. Extended market reach by viral distribution of multimedia clips into social media.
Additional revenues with innovative and desirable new services, monetizable content based on prove business models. High conversion rates, scalable service.
APA-IT Informations Technologie
APA-IT Informations Technologie GmbH offers support with a focus on media solutions and IT-outsourcing. As a subsidiary of APA – Austria Press Agency, we are responsible for the IT of the Austrian news agency as well as numerous other media enterprises.
This expertise and insight into the industry make APA-IT an expert for IT solutions for publishers and media-related companies. Existing systems and tools are constantly developed and tailored to individual customer needs.
As such, APA-IT is always available – from conception to operation.. .
alfa Media Partner GmbH
alfa Media provides practice-oriented application solutions for media houses. The spectrum covers all relevant publishing processes from ad order-acceptance and processing to CRM, Customer Self Service, web publishing, editing, sales, product planning and production as well as mobile applications for smartphones and tablets.
Always taking the complete picture of a publishing house into account, all alfa Media modules are fully integrated within the common system structure of alfa OpenMedia and ensure perfect interaction of all publishing areas.. .
Streemfire provides free, independent and user-generated TV. Video on Demand platforms offer too many choices and often results in either opting out or watching the familiar.
Genre based, Linear TV is ideal for the discovering new and independent content.. .
World Summit Awards
The World Summit Awards (WSA) is an international competition which aims to select and promote the world’s best startup companies in digital content and innovative applications. It is organised by the United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), mandated by the WSIS Plan of Action, cooperates with UNESCO and UNIDO and is operated by the International Center for New Media (ICNM), Salzburg, Austria.
Combining an ongoing series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, academia and civil society, the WSA is an international platform for cutting-edge examples on how ICTs can affect society. WSA emphasizes on its homepage cultural diversity and identity, the creation of varied information content and the digitalization of educational, scientific and cultural heritage.
It aims to make the benefits of the new Information Society accessible and meaningful for all humanity, and in particular, to raise public awareness and give deserved public recognition to the highest quality e-Content, produced all over the world. It, as of 2018, involves representatives from 180 countries on each continent..
AirDB is more than airplane catalog – it’s a airplane app, a business aircraft database that allowed you multiple aircraft comparison based on detailed and daily updated aircraft data. You can read about Jet, Turboprop and Piston model airplane news and business aviation news.
You can sort and filter aircraft information based on more than 20 criteria and aviation metrics both on US Imperial or Metrics system.. .
WEKA Industrie Medien
WEKA Industrie Medien As a leading specialist media house, we publish a large number of titles that are precisely tailored to the interests of decision-makers in the respective industries and are therefore perceived as a reliable source of information. We understand our role as a publisher not only as a publisher of a total of 14 print titles, but also as a service provider for corporate publishing projects, as the operator of a large number of web portals and as an organizer of around 25 events per year.
Now let yourself be surprised by a themed portfolio, which you will find bundled only with us.. .
STOEHR INTERACTIVE GmbH
STOEHR INTERACTIVE provides consulting and agency services in internet marketing, communication, and advertising. Marketing: We advise companies and NGOs in designing and managing strategic and operational change initiatives with regard to the marketing-focused value chain, thereby integrating all marketing-related business functions, such as Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management, E-Commerce, PR & Communications, etc.
into our point of view. Our marketing consulting services cover marketing performance, marketing integration, marketing strategy, and marketing innovation.
Communication: We plan, create and manage online communication campaigns for companies, organizations and brands. Theses services do not require media investment (third party) and are geared to build awareness and attitude at a targeted audience.
Our communication services comprise Content Marketing, Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, and Web Design and Development. Advertising: Our advertising services are offered to clients who want to buy traffic in order to generate leads, win customers or create revenue.
Being experts in online marketing and sales, we know which channel creates the biggest gains, and are committed to invest media spendings according to the maximum ROI. We advertise the products and services for our clients by Search Engine Advertising, Affiliate Marketing, Display Advertising, and Email Marketing..
Pocketrocket studio is a mobile games publishing network. They are a bootstrapped startup located in Graz, Austria.
They are focused on creating amazing mobile games and providing marketing solutions for the same. They want to help promising game developers make their apps successful as they have many years of experience in developing and marketing such products.
One of their products, Floppy Bird Returns, has already received over 100,000 downloads on iOS app store. Their team is a handful of experienced and passionate developers and marketing experts.
They create solutions to drive the growth of your business. Located in Graz, Austria they co-operate with both international as well as local partners.
Mobile games generally still have that certain something. The feeling that consoles had two decades ago, where game’s have been truly fun – and where a sequel meant even more fun, not just a boost in graphics.
Don’t forget, you’ve got a rocket in your pocket and they’re here to keep it fueled.. .
The Fashion One Group
The Fashion Model Directory (FMD) is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of professional fashion information, which operates several online databases of information about professional models, brands, designers, modeling agencies, magazines and editorials. Its goal is to catalog every important detail about female fashion models, from their stats, which fashion shows they walked in, what covers they appeared on, the ads, fashion editorials and campaigns they have done, to which agencies they are represented by and this all accompanied by a huge selection of photographs.
That precise accuracy has made its other fashion databases with thousands of magazines, editorials, designers, brands and labels, modeling agencies as well as thousands of biographies, a useful instrument for the entire fashion industry, to help them improve their creative decisions.. .
Online agency in Vienna. We help our customers to achieve their goals on the web.
Customers like Doctors without Borders, WWF Switzerland, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Styria Media Group, ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4, UNO, OSCE or the Kurier trust in our competence, experience and reliability. We rely on the leading open source CMS Drupal, the backbone of more than 2 million websites worldwide.
More than 20% of the ten thousand largest websites are build with it. Thanks to our many years of experience in handling Drupal projects, we know how to implement, maintain and service successful websites.
We are deeply rooted in the open source community and specialize in creating mobile-optimized and user-friendly websites, combined with impressive web design and promising online strategies.. .
PLAY.FM is an on-demand streaming radio. It has the largest audio database of DJ sets and live recordings but is also an intelligent platform with various possibilities of participation.
Upload, track list wiki, meta-shop DJs can upload and release studio mixes, radio sessions and event recordings themselves and check their audience statistics. The PLAY.FM audio player visualizes the entire set in wave-form, enabling the user to set time markers in order to identify and inquire about unknown tracks in wiki form.
Each identified track is linked to the meta-shop they can be compared according to quality and/or pricing. Promotion platform for the club-music industry Labels, clubs, bookers and organizers use PLAY.FM as an effective promotion platform: They promote their artists, releases and events by posting live recordings, radio sessions and DJ sets.
By doing this, they feed the database, consisting of more than 12.000 recordings, with current content from various styles – ranging from jazz, house, drum and bass up to techno.. .
At Addendum you will find the results of intensive research projects that follow our organization’s leitmotif: we are looking for “what’s missing”. We act completely independently, our goal is to contribute to the restoration of a common evidence base for a qualified political debate.
This reconstructive journalism does not claim to have found the truth, but we strive to get as close as possible to it by means of research and data analysis.. .
Tailorpost is a Start-Up based within the news-area. We’ve developed a service that combines several news articles from a variety of media (eg, Kurier, diePresse, …) on one topic / event into one “topic-cluster” and recommends the best article based on journalistic criteria.
This service can be used via www.tailorpost.com and was funded by the Vienna Business Agency – Innovation Program. Through our service, the reader has different perspectives on an event (through multiple media)..
Heisenberg Media provides conference and event photography services. It is focused on capturing and producing artistic and realistic images that can be used for marketing, publications, presentations, and more.
The company is known for its standard of photography. It has covered events such as The Pioneers Festival, LeWeb Paris and London, The Europas, NEXT Berlin, MLOVE, the Dublin Web Summit, f.ounders, Webit, and NOAH.
Heisenberg Media was founded in 2012 and is based in Vienna, Austria.. .
The MARSHALL Index is an instrument enabeling us to track the popularity of words. Unlike other companies such as Google, MARSHALL is not based on search results or confined to Google alone.
In our case, popularity is not congruent with the number of searches or search results. MARSHALL sources its data globally from several thousand media.
We have developed a proprietary research algorithm which includes several parameters and delivers consistent results in real time. As a user, you can register for a free limited access to the database.
You are free to create your own private word lists in order to measure and illustrate popularities- check them against a benchmark, or just create an understanding of how popularity fluctuates over time. We provide you with the possibility to track the geographic origins of particular terms as well.
MARSHALL brings more transparency and understanding of the impact of news, advertisement, trends, and terms to its users. In a league table (list), you can compare the most popular terms over time.
A chart tool enables you to compare two items. Each point of the Index corresponds to 1 Million viewers in the last 24 hours..
YASSSU was launched 2007 with the mission to enable personalized media consumption independent of specific platforms or devices – anywhere and anytime. The company has developed a unique, patented technology, enabling companies to distribute news and media contents online, via mobile web and onto every mobile phone on the market.
Thriving on the mobility and media convergence trends, the company is currently operating the most popular professionally edited podcasting portal in the German speaking countries, YASSSU.com. Representing over 5.000 media sources (over 1.3 million episodes), YASSSU.com enables users to compile, enjoy and share their personalized media world using any mobile device.
Renowned media houses rely on YASSSU Media Solutions in order to tap into the mobile market and generate new revenues by making their media contents accessible on all platforms, mobile devices and phones on the market. YASSSU Business Solutions enable interactive one-to-many communications through voice-, text- and video messaging to specific target groups such as employees, customers, partners and other stakeholders.
Globally-operating organizations rely on these communication solutions for their external and internal corporate communications.. .
Dobandee is in the process of building an audience and raising awareness for the need of better content/product discovery The service we’re developing lets users discover, recommend and support content they care about. It expands on the idea of ‘word-of-mouth’ recommendations, while keeping the users privacy, personal information and interests safe.
Bestseller lists, news coverage and recommendations by friends; that’s the three ways people usually find out about new apps and other content. The first two, bestseller lists and news coverage, are heavily influenced by marketing budgets, resources and strategies.
Which means good content that lacks marketing or simply can’t afford it, is at a major disadvantage. Content recommended by friends is usually less affected, but of course not completely prone to it, since friends also have to get new content from somewhere.
Dobandee’s goal is to share the load of discovering and communicating good content. Sifting through thousands of items and recommend the good ones, a task impossible for one alone, suddenly isn’t that scary anymore, if you enable an audience to participate in..
Maxodus Media GmbH was founded on 26th August 2008 as a 100% daughter company of MindMatics AG (http://www.mindmatics.de), combining the content competence of MindMatics AG and the former plan_b media AG. Mag.
(FH) Markus Kritscher and Mag. Bernhard Hortens were jointly appointed as managing directors.
Maxodus Media is registered in the Viennese Register of commerce at FN 314970 t. Maxodus Media is structured in the following segments: Content Production, Content Licensing, Portal Creation, Portal Management, Content Aggregation and App development..
Hey there! We are DokuDoku, the most irresistibile video production company in Vienna. Our everyday goal is to provide companies, organizations and individuals effective videos for their marketing activities.
We take care of every single step, from concept to delivery, in order to make our projects excellently crafted. If you are looking to produce a corporate, a product or a “performance” video, an explainer or even a film-documentary don’t esitate to contact us today.
We would be glad to assist you. Discover more about our services and enjoy your next project with peace of mind..
The Infinitive Factory is a laboratory for exquisite printed products with a focus on letterpress. Their services include everything from designing your premium stationary to any kind of refined finishing.
The Infinitive Factory was founded in early 2012 with the aim to establish letterpress in Austria and to bring more beauty to the world. The 3 Original Heidelberg printing machines from the 50ies and 60ies are placed in an old building with arched ceilings in the district Gries in Graz.
Here every material that fits in the machines is used for printing, die-cutting, embossing and perforating. It is just a matter of trying..
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