16 startups from nine countries further develop their business model for an international market. Despite Corona, the 321 applications top previous years.
The Vienna Business Agency’s Vienna Start-up Package supports excellent international start-ups in getting to know Vienna’s start-up ecosystem and the city as a business location. With 321 applications, the coronavirus year 2020 tops previous years (see chart). Over the next few weeks, 16 winners from nine countries will take advantage of the Vienna Start-up Package’s services to further develop their business model for an international market. With individual support, coaching and networking formats, the programme creates a helpful framework for young start-ups to take their first steps towards expansion. The programme’s aim is to encourage more international start-ups to settle here in Vienna.
And these are the 16 international startups that have qualified for the Vienna Startup Package 2020:
Anything World (UK)
Billon Group Limited (Poland)
Bubo Ai (UK)
ECOTEN urban comfort (Czech Republic)
FaceUP Technology (Czech Republic)
Intelsoft Technologies (Ukraine)
Machine Medicine Technologies (UK)
Since the start of the Vienna Start-up Package in 2014, the number of submissions has risen continuously (see chart). In 2020, start-ups from a total of 66 countries made applications. The front-runner was the UK with a total of 35 applications and seven are among the 16 Startup Package winners.
Digital Vienna Start-up Package helps companies to get established online in Vienna
At a time when video conferencing and digital formats have become commonplace, the Vienna Business Agency’s advisory team is supporting the Vienna Start-up Package participants digitally. Personal support and specific introductory formats accompany the coaching sessions on the programme. Networking with stakeholders, investors and companies from the start-up ecosystem in Vienna, as well as with representatives from the public sector, takes place in so-called matchmaking formats.
The Vienna Start-up Package 2021 is expected to take place in May, again in its digital format for 20 start-ups.
Vienna, December 15, 2020