With the most clutch project finish of all so far, I handed in my thesis on August 30th, 10:30pm – not two hours before the final deadline. It was quite a journey, with its ups and downs, but it’s finally finished. My original plan was to take time until February to write the thesis, but due to COVID, I decided to skip the summer holidays, and just work on it non-stop until I’m done (in every meaning of the word).Continue reading “Master’s thesis: done”
Tonight, our startup ARchimedes landed its first major success. We took part in the 5th smartup forum in St. Pölten, which featured a pitching competition where 11 local startups got the opportunity to present their business idea to decision makers from the St. Pölten area. ARchimedes took part in the competition, and managed to take the first place!
We also got to connect with the principal of St. Pölten Business High School, who we are now working with to set up a pilot test of our math learning app. This event was a huge boost for us and now we’re even more excited for the future of the startup!
For the third semester of my Master’s, I decided to change it up and switch my regular classes for iLab – an international, interdisciplinary project semester (based in St. Pölten), which is focused on solving our society’s biggest problems.Continue reading “Be an Everyday Hero”
Over the months, two friends and I worked on a startup idea for an elective subject at university. A semester’s work culminated in a pitch for the Creative pre-incubator, a startup program run by Accent Gründerservice. First and foremost – we got accepted into the program!Continue reading “How to pitch a startup”
This summer I had the chance to take part in an incredible program – the Austria to Austin entrepreneurship summer school, hosted by the Texan non-profit 3 Day Startup. This three-week program (which was fully funded by the US embassy btw) had around 20 Austrian students embark on a journey to Texas, to learn all about entrepreneurship.Continue reading “Austria to Austin”