Share your idea, build your team and get to work: life is short, so why wasting time? Give all you’ve got and create a new business from scratch in a weekend. In a unique atmosphere, people from various backgrounds come together and develop early business concepts.
Mentors with proven experience in start-ups will guide you with first-hand tips on how to make a successful business. By Sunday, you’ll have the foundations for a functional start-up: the projects developed during the weekend will be evaluated by a panel of judges.
You can either pitch your own business idea or help a presenter develop their idea. From business guy to programmer to designer – everyone is welcome!PHOTO GALLERY
Workshop - 6 steps to successfully start your company
1st Mentoring Session
2nd Mentoring Session
A founder's insight
A Fool’s guide to pitching
Working Time & Presentation Hand-In
Award Ceremony and Closing
Dinner and Networking Time
Ahmad MajidIntegrations ambassador, Professor Webster University
Benedikt KariglSteuerberater, Startup Leitner
Birgit HofreiterHead of Informatics (i²c), Vienna University of Technology
Daniel Cronin – ModeratorCo-Founder, AustrianStartups Daniel is a passionate speaker with multiple startup experience. He co-founded AustrianStartups, was founding member of “all about apps” & presented the national TV show “2Minuten, 2Millionen – die PULS4 Startup-Show”. He has also hosted many events & panels like Startup Week, Pioneers Festival & EBAN Annual Congress.
Daniel HorakCo-Founder and COO, CONDA After graduating from his studies, Daniel founded his first startup in 2007, Spoken Language System. In 2012, he co-founded CONDA - the leading Austrian crowdinvesting platform - and is currently the managing director for marketing & sales. Daniel is very well connected in the Austrian startup community and also board member of AustrianStartups, a non-profit organization which supports startups in Austria.
Florian KandlerFundraising Expert | GetFunding.how Florian helps startup founders build fundable startups and find the right investors. He shares his 10 years of experience, starting 3 companies that closed 3 funding rounds with VCs and Angels in Europe and the USA.
Georg LankmayrFounder & Consultant, INSET Research & Advisory
Juergen JellyFounder & Consultant, itom invest GmbH Juergen is a serial entrepreneur in several industries, consultant, author, mentor and lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Starting at the age of 23 he founded different companies and gained a lot of experience in implementation and the operations of many industries all over the globe until he switched to the investment side and started “itom invest”, a company focusing on the niche between investors and projects, trying to help both sides to get together for the profit of all involved parties.
Katharina NordenCEO and Co-Founder, Three Coins GmbH
Katharina PühringerInnovation Scout, CONDA
Margherita JammerTechnology & Innovation Consultant ZIT, The Technology Promotion Agency of the City of Vienna
Marius StarckeStrategic Supporter and Active International Mentor Over the last few years, Marius has mentored in many Startup Live events in all over Europe. Being one of the founders of StartEurope in 2009, he is also one of the original founders of AustrianStartups in 2013. Marius has a long career in entrepreneurship boards and strategic consultancy. He was a strategic consultant on Roland Berger Consulting Company and has supported Pioneers, as host of one of the largest start-up festivals in Europe.
Nicolas Gonzalez GarridoDirector, KANSO and Co-Founder, Hardware Tribe
Stefan Perkmann BergerCo-Founder and Managing Director, WhatAVenture Stefan is the co-founder and managing director of WhatAVenture, a virtual tool to bring your idea to business reality. His focus is customer development and has tremendous know-how in how to develop a sounds business model.
Tom ThalerFounder & Consultant, Thaler Enterprises Tom is a skilled compute scientist, consultant, balance sheet expert, and soon lawyer. The passionate tourism expert holds regular speeches at conferences and in seminars about social media marketing and big date. He further teaches eMarketing since 2005 at the university of applied sciences for management & IT in Innsbruck, focusing on SEO and business model optimization of web portals. Being entrepreneur since 1993, Tom for sure knows every up and down of being an entrepreneur.
Bernhard ThalhammerM&A and Investment Manager, Styria Digital Holding GmbH Within the investment portfolio of Styria Digital are some of the most successful startups in Austria such as www.willhaben.at, which is the largest marketplace in Austria for second hand goods. Bernhard has many years of experience in the Venture Capital industry and knows exactly what young companies should focus on to successfully attract external funding and successfully launch their product in the market.
Christian HoffmannManaging Director, MODUL University Vienna
Christian MairhoferInvestor and Business Angel, Peerless GmbH
Matej FtacnikCo-founder, The Spot Matej is a startup enthusiast that co-founded the first Slovak startup accelerator The Spot Booster and is active supporting startups. Matej is skilled in business development, supporting teams with sales & marketing strategies, product design advise and also pitch training support.
Michael AltrichterBusiness Angel and Social Investor, Startup300 Business Angel of the year 2014, fastet exit in Austria with payolution, co-founded paysafecard and exit with 140m$
Rudolf DömötörProfessor, ECN
Thomas EckerSenior 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.
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Matteo Attems-Thonet was a member of Modul University’s first cohort in 2007. In his university days he was an integral figure in student life, setting up many parties and events, and found his true calling in the event management profession. Through MU, he did an internship at Radio Superfly GmbH – 98.3 (Sunshine Enterprises), and after completion he stayed in contact supporting them with further promotions and marketing activities. After graduating in 2010, he started working at Ideal Events, where he was able to refine his event-management skills. As CEO of Attems + Friends and Visualley Films his main responsibilities are Event Mangement, Conception, Gastronomy, Sales and Finances.