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Andreas Klinger (Product Hunt)

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Andreas Klinger (Product Hunt)

Hail to the "King of the geeks" (Forbes Austria)

Andreas Klinger is one of the most well known austrians in the startup scene. He currently serves as CTO of Silicon Valley based, VC backed startup Product Hunt which offers a curated list of innovative products every day and is rapidly growing.

Product Hunt is backed by one of the major IT VCs: Andreessen Horowitz in a Series A round, and currently consist of more than 20 team members.

Before moving to SF Andreas already had been starting Lookk (formerly a fashion startup and founded (a tech community for geeks) and a club music magazine. He furthermore speaks wherever possible and is "paying it forward" wherever he is. He support foundertalks, pioneers and many more.

We are looking forward to him telling us about his journey and his experiences so we can all learn and grow


7:00 pm Get-Together

7:30 pm Fireside Chat

8:00 pm Networking

Hosted By Dietmar Gombotz, Vienna Director

Hi, I am Dietmar from Vienna (AT) and my Start-Up is called SPHARES ( ( where we allow you to collaborate while still using your most favorite tools. Stay within your environment.

I have 15 year IT experience in diverse fields and am passionate about creating real value. Apart from SPHARES, i have a small consulting agency, teach at a universty for applied sciences and am involved in different working groups as well as elected representative of the IT industry of Vienna.

I graduated from HTL Wiener Neustadt, University of Derby & Vienna University of Technology.

Twitter: @gomberl (

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