We talked with Christoph Boschan, CEO of the Vienna Stock exchange at the Vienna Stock Exchange Award 2019: "I invite any investor, to have a look at our winners". 2018 has been a succsessful year for Vienna Stock Exchange, especially in the international segment. "We still consider this as a starting point. We recently saw a new record in this segment". In January 2019 the new segment direct market plus started with IPOs: "Two out of four IPOs in the German speaking world took place on the Vienna Stock Exchange."