Networking & Events
Activities and initiatives in the community
Non-profit platform of, by, and for the Austrian startup community with the goals of increasing its visibility and strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Offers a map of the Viennese startup ecosystem (esp. Internet and mobile sector) and organizes networking events.
Austrian Innovation Forum
Conference for innovation in companies. Offers also international keynotes, know-how and interactive events.
Infofair for founders, startups and interested people.
CEE Impact Day
The CEE Impact Day is a one-day conference bringing global organizations, individual and institutional investors and selected impact ventures together to move the impact investment sector forward in CEE.
As a participant in the Investment Ready Program, you will get access to the CEE Impact Day and make meaningful connections and the opportunity to make your idea known to a high-profile crowd throughout the day.
Global Tech Conference with over 50 international speakers from leading digital companies.
Entrepreneurship Avenue is an event designed to inspire, encourage and support young people to start their own business. During four workshops (the lab) and a final Conference Day, participants gain unique insights into the experience of multiple startups and entrepreneurs and learn how to find, evaluate and pitch new business ideas. Organized by SIMConnect and ECN, the event connects students from all Austrian universities with founders, investors and other inspiring minds in the startup scene.
EY Entrepreneur of the year
An event and global network in which the entreprenur of the year is awarded
A platform from women to women to foster entrepreneurship.
Event where failures are shared, questioned and celebrated.
Forbes Startup Challenge
Event for the most innovative and amitious startups and young entrepreneur in the DACH region.
Idea Meets Money
Pitch event in front of investors.
Innovation to company
An initiative that connects startups and established companies in order to solve challenges and create new ideas for exisiting problems.
Pioneers Festival is Europe’s major conference for startups and brings them together with corporates, media and investors eager to support new ideas. It takes place in the Hofburg Vienna. Organizes as well networking and idea enrichment & pitching events in Austria and Europe.
www.pioneers.io / www.starteurope.at
Independently organized TED event in Vienna, taking place in November.
WhatAVenture is a virtuel step-by-step guide for founders.
SENA, the Social Entrepreneurship Network Austria
SENA, the Social Entrepreneurship Network Austria, represents the interests of and for social entrepreneurs in Austria. In addition to a joint representation of their interests to the outside world this growing community is strengthened internally through networking and support services. SENA is contact point for all social entrepreneurship issues in Austria.