START ALLIANCE’s global network helps startups to expand their international networks and to test new markets in North America, Europe or Asia faster and cheaper in order to effectively evaluate new opportunities. Its main goal is to internationalize and scale up startup businesses faster. Furthermore, it aims at accelerating corporate innovation and efficient connection of global startup hubs.
SCALE CITIES is an association of the largest and most dynamic startup-hubs in Europe. Together with Vienna, there are 11 other cities in the network, including Amsterdam, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, Lisbon and Rome. The joint mission is to support startups in opening up the European market. The platform is ideally suited for startups to gain a better overview of the European startup ecosystem.
Discover Vienna is a soft landing programme for international startups interested in discovering new opportunities in Vienna. Each batch of the programme is dedicated to a specific topic and provides insights and networking opportunities within that scope. The Discover Vienna programmes are designed for companies/startups interested in the Viennese startup scene that are not older than 8 years, are beyond the prototype stage, and have already successfully launched in their domestic market.
Calls for the Discover programmes will be announced on the events page.
Focus Central and Eastern Europe
The Vienna Business Agency utilizes the infrastructure of the International Offices of the City of Vienna in the countries of the CEE region in order to swiftly, reliably and personally assist (PDF)companies that want to settle or establish in Vienna. Entrepreneurs receive support for all activities related to the business location Vienna. From the very first contact, companies and start-ups that maintain a network with Vienna or want to settle there can profit from the 360° service of the Vienna Business Agency.