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Get ready for the Startup Christmas Pitching of the Year in Vienna!  Celebrate with us, enjoy yummy punsch & mulled wine, get inspired by awesome pitches and meet old & new friends!

What you can expect:
– Pitches of upcoming startups
– Meet & mingle with the who-is-who of the Viennese startup scene
– home-made Glühwein & Punsch
– Networking & a fun night with lots of christmas-y confetti

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.






👋 Welcoming & Registration


💬 Opening Words


🔔 Christmas Pitching (like our regular Pitching Competitions, just with Jingle Bells ;))


🎁 Presents for the Winner


🍷Glühwein & Punsch & Mingling for everyone


Global Partners


City Partners

Network Partners

Lisa Fassl
CEO | Austrian Angels Investors Association Active for several years in the startup scene, Lisa has already been able to go through several stations and get to know the ecosystem from different angles. The passionate hobby photographer is particularly interested in projects with digital components and supports startups hands-on in their further development. In addition to her role at the aaia, she is a co-founder of Female Founders and has an active seat in the advisory board of IdeenTriebwerk Graz.
Bernhard Lehner
startup300 AG serial entrepreneur with 10+ (co-)foundings in the last 10 years, several exits, business angel and co-founder of startup300.
Daniela Haunstein
Business Angelina Member startup300 Member Rising Tide Europe2 Member aaia Senior Advisor 1MillionStartups
Philipp Stangl
Managing Director | Pioneers Ventures eCommerce entrepreneur turned early-stage VC Expert for: early-stage fundraising / investment, eCommerce, startup metrics, startup financials
Bernhard Ungerböck
Investment Manager | aws Gründerfonds


Contact person

Tanja Sternbauer
Managing 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.

Georg Kuttner
Managing 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.
Paulina Kania
Global Program Manager Paulina is the heart and soul of our acceleration programs. She is into innovative ideas doing her best helping entrepreneurs succeed.

Austrian Standards

Heinestraße 38
1020 Vienna, AUSTRIA