Register now for our first Startup Live event in St.Pölten – 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!


Sounds solid?



08:00 - 09:00

🤝 Registration & Mingle
Get some coffee, make yourself comfortable

09:00 - 09:30

👋 Opening

09:30 - 10:00

🎙 Pitch Storm
90-seconds Initial Pitches

10:00 - 10:30

👪 Team Exploration
Get to know the projects

10:30 - 11:00

🍝 Team Building
Complete team setup

11:00 - 12:00

🤓 Business Model Intro
Think big, start small, act bold!
by Georg Kuttner

12:00 - 12:30

🍕 Working Lunch

12:30 - 14:00

💻 Working Time
Get to know your team and project, set goals for the weekend

14:00 - 14:15

👩🏼‍🏫 Meet the Mentors

14:15 - 18:30

👩🏼‍🏫 Mentoring Sessions
Work on your business concept and get immediate Feedback from the mentor

18:30 - 19:00

🌮 Networking Dinner

19:00 - 23:59

💻 Working Time
Process the feedback from your mentors, maybe pivot a little or put the finishing touches on your business concept

08:30 - 09:30

🥐 Early Bird Breakfast

09:30 - 10:30

🎙 Pitch Training
The Art of Pitching
by Georg Kuttner

10:30 - 13:00

💻 Working Time
Refine your pitch and get your slides ready

13:00 - 14:00

🌯 Networking Lunch

14:00 - 16:00

🎬 Pitch Rehearsal
Prepare yourself for the final pitches

16:00 - 17:30

🚀 The Final Pitches
The Big Moment!

17:30 - 18:00

🎭 Jury Consultation & Community Award Voting

18:00 - 18:30

🎉 Throw around Confetti aka Winner Announcement

18:30 - 20:00

🥂 Networking & Dinner
The F-U-N Part


Global Partners


City Partners


Network Partners

Nina Woess
Speedinvest, Principal Nina joined Speedinvest in 2012 as a Principal after her studies in Strategic Management at WU. Part of Nina's job is the screening of several hundreds ambitious startups. She has a particular interest in working with early stage startups in the B2C space and is currently engaged in Flaviar and Inkitt.
Katharina Pühringer
Head of Innovations Scouting, CONDA Katharina Pühringer (Mag.) is Head of Innovations Scouting at CONDA, the leading Austrian Crowdinvesting Platform. She graduated from the Vienna University of Economics and Business in 2010, after spending her last term in Toronto, attending an Entrepreneurship MBA class at York University. In 2009, she co-founded StartEurope, the initiative that sparked the Startup Live activities. She then gained experience in international marketing and sales strategies for a big company group as well as IT project management know-how, which she now uses for identifying and evaluating innovative business models.
Philipp Stangl
Managing Director at PioneersVentures eCommerce entrepreneur turned early-stage VC Expert for: early-stage fundraising / investment, eCommerce, startup metrics, startup financials


Tickets to the Pioneers Festival, one of Europe's largest Tech Conferences (worth 2.000 €)
Media Package by derBrutkasten (worth 5.000 €)
Crowdinvesting Evaluation Package by CONDA (worth 1.000 €)
3 Individual Follow-Up Workships or Coachings by Business&Quartier (worth 3.000 €)


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.
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!
Paulina Kania
Event Boss Paulina loves event organisation and taking on new challenges. She is really into innovative ideas and entrepreneurship. Her goal is to supply a smooth event organising process to provide the best events for startups.


Rathausplatz 1
3100 St. Pölten, AUSTRIA