Our story

From the dream of two schoolfriends to a multi-country operation spanning all facets of research, MindTake retains passion and innovation as its core values. Our decade of experience across business sectors allows us to offer both custom and standardised online and offline research on advertising, brands, products, customers and users - delivering not just results, but insight. 

1995

Amazon.com opens for business


2001

First steps

On summer break from university, Benjamin Zotter and Klaus Oberecker go into a bookstore and buy the McKinsey guide "How to write a business plan“
2001

Mac OS X introduced


2002

Infovalidator

After months of programming, the first version of online survey tool Infovalidator is ready

2003

Take-off

A development deal with the ORF for its Insider platform helps the fledgling partnership get off to a strong start
2004

Mozilla Firefox 1.0 launches


2005

Now it’s official

Mindtake New Media Consulting GmbH is founded with capital from the boys’ savings
2005

Facebook launches school and company version


2006

Work hard, play hard

The first Vienna office in Wollzeile is home to 7 employees and a great many late nights
2006

Twitter released


2008

Bok Zagreb, Здравейте Sofia!

MindTake goes on its first expansion wave with online research panels in Croatia and Bulgaria
2009

Apple releases the iPad


2009

Panel boom

The firm adds offices in Riga and Sofia, and clinches panel cooperations in three more CEE countries

2010

Focus

The firm is split into two: MindTake Research is the purely research arm, with Wiener Digital Manufaktur as the digital agency
2012

Google presents Glass prototype


2014

Big Bang

Operating out of 5 offices in central and south-eastern Europe, the MindTake team grows to 35 people
2014

Smartphone users estimated at 1.7 billion worldwide


2015

Talk Online Panel

MindTake's panel research arm is relaunched as a separate entity, operating in 21 countries
2016

Internet-of-Things devices estimated at 17.6 billion worldwide


2017

Introducing Reppublika

MindTake launches its user-centric toolbox for data-driven analytics

Kickstart your career at MindTake

We work out of two main hubs in Vienna and Athens, and half a dozen smaller outposts across central and Eastern Europe, with a team roster that includes 16 nationalities speaking more than 20 languages. Our staff comprises statisticians and research designers, sociologists, marketing experts and digital strategists, as well as designers and software developers - and we are always on the lookout for talent and a positive attitude.

 

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Junior Researcher (Vienna/Sofia/Zurich)

We are currently looking mainly for economics, business and social sciences graduates with a flair for statistics and a passion for insightful data. English, the joint official language of the company along with German,  is a must. The positions are primarily in our Vienna office, but we are also interested in expanding our activities in Sofia and Zurich.