goAustria Fall 2018 program

goAustria Fall 2018 is an exclusive, intensive 2-week program in Austria for 10 early stage start-ups. Beside many exclusive and tailor-made workshops, a breakout session in Styria, a highly innovative region in Austria, where the participants will meet some leading corporates of Austria, to collaborate with, will be offered.

Graz by night

Further, the goAustria Fall 2018 program offers selected start-ups: 

  • An individual start-up mentor: extremely well connected experts to develop your internationalization plan
  • Introduction to a network of 300 investors and business angels and the chance to pitch in front of selected ones
  • Tailor your business model for the specific needs of the Austrian and European markets and learning from top experts about doing business in Austria and Europe 
  • Network with investors, corporates and connecting with like-minded Austrian and European start-ups
  • Get tailor-made insights on the Austrian and European market
Grafik zum GIN Program


01. October 201809:00 - 11:30 goAustria Welcome Breakfast
12:00 - 17:00 Meet the Mentors
02. October 201809:00 - 12:00 Business Model Development 1 and Cultural Aspects
18:30 - 21:30 Welcome Event
03. October 201809:00 - 16:00 Pitchtraining
04. October - 06. October 2018Breakout Session to Graz
08. October 201812:30 - 17:00 ABC of Austria and Europe
18:00 - 21:00 International Success Stories
09. October 201810:00 - 12:30 Investor's Insights
17:00 - 21:00 "Let's talk money!"
10. October 201810:00 - 13:00 Business Model Development 2
11. October 201814:00 - 19:00 Meet Viennese Start-ups
12.October 201810:00 - 13:00 Starting up in Austria - Legal Perspectives
15:00 - 17:00 Feedback and Wrap-up goAustria
18:00 - 21:00 Final Event
changes of the timetable are reserved!


For the Fall program, the following startups were selected by the GIN jury to participate in the goAustria program.
Find a more detailed list here. 

goAustria Mentors

The goAustria program offers you a personal start-up mentor with great experience in the Austrian and European start-up ecosystem. The mentor will support you in validating and adapting your business model and will connect you with relevant stakeholders. Your mentor will create a tailor-made internationalization strategy with you.  
See a list of the mentors here. 

Feedback from some of the participants from the goAustria programs


Image of Project Manager Annamaria Andres

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incoming Startups, Incubators & Accelerators
South Korea, Hong Kong, Israel, Austria

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incoming Startups, Incubators & Accelerators
Japan, Singapore