Register now for our Startup Live event in Budapest – Your chance to get feedback on your business and pitch in front of Hungary & 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 Sunday you’ll have the chance to pitch your business to investors, media representatives & the crowd and win awesome prizes!


Sounds solid?



15:00 - 16:00


16:00 - 16:30


16:30 - 17:30

Pitchers rock the show!
90-Second Pitches

17:30 - 18:30

Team finding
Find your favorite project

18:30 - 19:30


19:30 - 20:00

WhatAVenture Innovationbox Intro
Idea to investment-Readiness

20:00 - 20:30

Team building
Complete team setup

20:30 - 23:59

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

09:00 - 09:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:30 - 10:00

Day Opening

10:00 - 10:15

Meet the Lead Mentors

10:15 - 13:00

Working session
Use your Innovationbox provided by WhatAVenture to work on your Business Concept and get immediate Feedback from your Lead Mentor

13:00 - 14:00

Working Lunch

14:00 - 14:15

Meet the Experts

14:15 - 18:30

Working session
Get input and feedback from successful entrepreneurs and experts

18:30 - 19:30

Working Dinner

19:30 - 20:00

Pitch Introduction
How to craft your perfect Pitch

20:00 - 23:59

Working session
Use your Innovationbox provided by WhatAVenture to work on your business concept

09:00 - 09:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:30 - 12:00

Working session
Refine your Pitch and get your Slides ready

12:00 - 13:00

Working session
Pitch Rehearsals

13:00 - 14:00

Working Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Working session
Pitch Rehearsals

15:00 - 16:00

Presentation hand-in + break

16:00 - 16:15

Final presentation session
Opening and short Talks

16:15 - 17:45

Final Presentations
Rock the Stage!

17:45 - 18:00

Jury Consultation + Break

18:00 - 18:30

Award Ceremony

18:30 - 22:00

Networking and Dinner


Global Partners

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.


2 Tickets for Pioneers Festival, the major Tech Conference in Europe (worth € 1.500)
Crowdinvesting Businessplan & Financing Workshop by CONDA (worth € 1.500)


Contact person

Steve Sudy
Budapest Ambassador

Co-founder at Women Startup Competition, Head Coach at Pioneers Festival, Mentor at Lean Startup Machine, Startup Weekend, Startup Pirates.

Expert in: Pitching, growth engines, business models, twitter

Christoph Prieler
Budapest Ambassador
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.