History & Mission⿻
sciencevienna's launch is dated July 8, 2017 when a blogging account was created on what is today known as the hive blockchain. Through illustrious crypto-parties, meet-ups and business events sciencevienna first served as nickname for its founder Alexander Mike Stachniewicz, evolved into an extensive network and formed with all its compounds an international entrepreneurial ecosystem with headquarters in Europe. sciencevienna can rightly be described as a concept-creative foundation in sympathy with Günter Faltin's approaches, assumptions testing in practice and entrepreneurial design, whereby its predominantly digital character by no means limits the ecosystem geographically to Vienna alone.
The founder's original goal was to help and advice scientists to break out of ivory tower and tunnel vision, close the huge gap between theory and practice, science/research, academic job market and economy. Bringing the field and profession science management to life has also attracted executives from corporate world to sharpen their strategies through the umbrella brand. How to finance research appropriately or alternatively became a never ending story for researchers as much as for business people.
The VIP Business Network stands in its acronym for Viennese Intellectual Property as reference to the founder's initial compositional material (Master Keys) in aggregating different networks on the interface of science and economy and to pool forces together. Helping SMEs and in exceptional cases also the larger ones to adjust their R&D plans or to build up a research friendly environment from scratch, is the spirit of the distinguished consulting packages.
The vision to change outdated methods and settings might explain some disruptive activities that went hand in hand with upheavals of and innovations within the crypto- and tokeneconomy. The 4-column groundstructure (Digital Experiments, Consulting Packages, Partners, Portfolio) stabilized at the end of 2018 and reiceived an add-on "Filmosophy" in 2021.
Cryptonetworks are not Companies, they are neither a club nor a kind of special (scientific) community. The structurelessness in their structures allows proximity to a modern form of liberating movements, leaving the past behind and creating a future for new formats of leading-edge collectivization.
sciencevienna has tendencies of rejecting academe's meritocracy. The best determined standards within a meritocratic system came under criticism of throwing valuable qualities under the bus: originality, creativity, curiosity, (com)passion, good will, ethical reflection, sense of and awareness for responsibility, commitment, judgment, initiative, imagination, irony, intuition, nuance or the capability of detecting biases.
Since 2020 the nomadic bases are Vienna, Zurich and Frankfurt. 2021 not only further refined the ecosystem towards a decentralized autonomous organization but also became the web3-transition year from its domain sciencevienna.com to sciencevienna.crypto