Register now for our Startup Live event in Klagenfurt – Your chance to get feedback on your business and pitch in front of Austria’s top investors, VCs, media representatives and an entrepreneurial audience of 100+ startup enthusiasts
The right people at the right moment can make or a break a startup!
Our vision is to create a global community of entrepreneurial minds and startup influencers to support each other and grow together. No matter if high-profile team members, potential investors, experienced mentors or relevant media representatives: Our Startup Live events always make sure you’ll meet the right people.
Who can join?
Pitch your business idea or get inspired, build your team and get to work!
No matter if founder yourself, business guy, marketing guru, design enthusiast or programmer – Join us in a unique atmosphere, meet people from various backgrounds and develop tomorrow’s businesses.
Top-notch mentors with proven experience in start-ups will guide you with first-hand tips on how to make a successful business.
On Sunday you’ll have the chance to pitch your business to investors, media representatives & the crowd and win awesome prizes!
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Find your favorite project
Complete team setup
Business Model Intro
From Idea To Investment-Readiness
Georg Kuttner, Startup Live
Get to know your team and project, set goals for the weekend
Short Presentation Of The Cluster
Oana Mitrea, Silicon Alps
Use your Innovation Box provided by WhatAVenture to work on your Business Concept
KATANA - EU Funding For Innovations In Agriculture
Marco Olivotto, Science Park Pordenone
Meet the Mentors
Get input and feedback from experienced mentors and industry experts
How To Get Your First Pitchgasm
Use your Innovation Box provided by WhatAVenture to work on your business concept
Refine your Pitch and get your Slides ready
Prepare yourself for the final pitches
The Big Moment
Jury Consultation + Break
Winners, Prizes & a lot of Confetti
Networking & Party
Alexander HummerCEO, AERC Consulting Area of expertise: Business plan consulting, start-up support, business development, project management, financial consulting, strategic controlling, creative and innovative brainstorming, ideas spreading, analytical thinking
Davide MarchesiMentor, friuli innovazione / ITA, ABC Accelerator Ljubljana specialized in branding for startups and in the production of UX / UI effects. Support to dozens of businesses, products, apps, ...great competence in storytelling, photography, videos of events and products.
Zulaicha ParastutyPre-Doc Scientist, Institute for Entrepreneurship, AAU Klagenfurt Bachelor in Industrial Engineering at Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) in Indonesia. Master in Management of Technology, Lecturer and researcher in Industrial Engineering Department in University of Surabaya. Head of Engineering Management laboratory. In January 2012, she became team member of IUG, Alpen-Adria University of Klagenfurt. She is currently doing longitudinal study about Austrian SMEs using configuration approach. Her focus is the exit and failure firms.
Harald SaupperFounder & CEO, Slydec Founder of Slydec in Carinthia, alumni of build! incubator, years of experience as a software developer at LAM Research, business and information science alumni of Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt, 2 exchange semesters in London
Philipp HollyCTO & Co-Founder, Swell Phil is a serial entrepreneur with a vast skillset ranging from tech and product to team management. He is the co-founder and CTO of Swell - a product that helps people and brands make better decisions. Phil is currently obsessed with chatbots. He is a major player in taking chatbots to the next level and making them mainstream. Phil developed Swell’s chatbot, appropriately named ‘Swelly’, which is one of the best consumer bots on the market.
Gerhard LosenickyAustrian Patent Office After he passed the college for mechanical engineering Gerhard visited the Technical University of Vienna and graduated as a Master of Business and Engineering. He was patent examiner for sixteen years at the Austrian Patent Office. Since ten years ago he is deputy head of the “Patent Support & PCT” department. In this function he is organising the technical IP-Rights-Helpdesk of the customer service centre, making IP audits and consultations for SMEs, working for the quality management in the patent granting process of the Austrian Patent Office and doing in-house and external trainings.
Burkhard SchlechterAustrian Patent Office Burkhard is a electrical engineer and he studied at the Technical University of Graz. He is a patent examiner and do research in the patent databases in order to find out whether to grant a patent or not. He is also involved in informing the public about what we do at the Austrian Patent Office, in giving technical support to patent applicants, and in giving patent talks and patent search workshops.
Priel KorenfeldUdine Ambassador & Organizational Hacker at ídeo 50% entrepreneurship, 50% social impact - sprinkled with imagination.
Marco OlivottoScience Park Pordenone
Georg KuttnerManaging Partner - The Hustler Georg is fascinated with startups, entrepreneurship and the tech industry. He loves supporting and shaping startup ecosystems and is helping fellow entrepreneurs to succeed with their businesses. His passion is public speaking, moderating and pitching in any way possible.
Jürgen KopeinigKärntner Wirtschaftsförderungs Fonds
Claudia BaracchiniFriuli Innovazione
Oana MitreaSilicon Alps
Marco OlivottoScience Park Pordenone
Markus SetschnaggStartup Consultant | build! – Gründerzentrum Kärnten
Tanja SternbauerManaging Partner - Mastermind Eager to create a supporting community for entrepreneurs worldwide, Tanja focuses on strengthen the connections between startup ecosystems and hubs around the globe.
Christian BengerMember of the Provincial Government of Carinthia
Alexander MannKlagenfurt Ambassador | Founder & CEO of The ThinKing I support this event as it is a big step to the greater vision of an Alps Adria startup ecosystem. Make the Alpe Adria region great again!
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