Register now for our first Startup Live event in Linz – 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?

entrepreneur startups enthusiast


Get your ticket!

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 Saturday you’ll have the chance to pitch your business to investors, media representatives & the crowd and win awesome prizes!

PS: In case you need a hotel during your stay in Linz, please book directly at the Arcotel Nike Linz with code “Startup Live”
contact: 0732 7626-0 or [email protected]


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09:00 - 09:15

Opening & Welcoming

09:15 - 09:45

Pitch Storm
90-seconds Initial Pitches

09:45 - 10:00

Team Finding
Find your favorite Startup

10:00 - 10:30

Team Building
Complete Team Setup

10:30 - 11:00

Intro Session
Your Goals for the Weekend

11:00 - 12:30

Working Session

12:30 - 13:00

Working Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

Working Session

14:00 - 18:00

Working Sessions
Work on your Business Concept

18: - 19:00

Networking Dinner

19:00 - 20:00

The Art of Pitching
How to craft your Perfect Pitch Introduction

20:00 - 23:59

Working Session

09:00 - 09:15


09:15 - 10:00

Working Session

10:00 - 10:15

Meet the Experts

10:15 - 12:30

Ask the Experts
Get Input and Feedback from successful Entrepreneurs and Industry Leaders

12:30 - 13:00

Working Lunch

13:00 - 16:00

Working Session
Refine your Pitch


Submit your Pitch

16:00 - 18:00

Pitch Rehearsals
Practice your Pitch

18:00 - 19:30

Final Pitches
Rock the Stage!

19:30 - 20:00

Jury Consultation & Community Award Voting

20:00 - 20:30

Throw around Confetti aka Winner Announcement

20:30 - 22:00

Austrian Startups Stammtisch Linz #1
The F-U-N Part


Global Partners

Pioneers Ventures

City Partners

Network Partners

Thomas Ecker
Senior Investment Manager, tecnet equity As investment manager at tecnet equity, Thomas has been responsible for the acquisition and analysis of, and negotiation with prospective portfolio companies since June of 2003. He supports existing investments and monitors exits. In addition, Thomas is in charge of deal flow generation and sits on advisory boards of various portfolio companies.
Elisabeth Eidenberger
Marketing Manager, OÖ Nachrichten
Michael Altrichter
Business Angel and Social Investor, Startup300


Tickets to the Pioneers Festival, one of Europe's largest Tech Conferences (worth 1.000 €)
Media Package by derBrutkasten (worth 10.000 €)
Crowdinvesting Evaluation Package (worth 1.000 €)
3 months ChillBill PLUS (worth >120 €)
Prize money 5.000 € powered by startup300


Contact person

Anita Raffetseder
Startup Community Manager, akostart oö

In Anita’s current role as a Startup Community Manager at akostart oö, together with her team members she provides several services for the upper Austrian startup ecosystem. Additionally she volunteers for the AustrianStartups as local representative.

Sandra Schier
Business Development, startup300 Sandra´s running the factory300 a place for startups, events, mentoring, workshops. She´s part of the startup300 „la famiglia“ and supports female founders! #weare300
Event Volunteer Do you want to become part of your local startup scene? Do you want to use your organizational skills to make an impact? Learn about all possibilities!


Peter-Behrens-Platz 10
4020 Linz, AUSTRIA

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