goAustria May 2018 program

goAustria May 2018 is an exclusive, intensive 2-week program in Austria for 10 later stage start-ups. Beside many exclusive and tailor-made workshops, we are going to start the program and participate at one of Europe's biggest meeting points for tech founders, innovation executives and investors - the Pioneers'18. Furthermore during this perios GIN's second Corporate Day is taking place. The perfect event to meet as many potential corporate partners as possible through a business speed-dating session.

Vienna, Hofburg Castle by Night

Further, the goAustria May 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


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

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BrainNow Medical Technology Limited


22. May 201809:00 - 11:30 goAustria Welcome Breakfast
 12:30 - 17:30 ABC of Austria and Europe
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Drinks
23. May 201810:00 - 15:00 Meet the Mentors
24. May 2018 - 25. May 2018beginning 10:00 Pioneers'18
27. May 201814:00 - 16:30 Sightseeing
28. May 201810:00 - 13:00 Business Model Check
29. May 201810:00 - 16:00 Corporate Day
30. May 201819:00 - 21:00 Heurigen Evening
31. May 201809:00 - 18:00 Private working time (public holiday)
01. June 201810:00 - 13:30 Starting up in Austia - legal perspectives
04. June 201810:00 - 12:30 Investor's Insights
05. June 201817:00 - 19:30 Internationale Success Stories-EXPAT CENTER
06. June 201816:00 - 17:30 Feedback and Wrap Up goAustria
18:00 - 21:00 GIN & other Drinks, informal Final Event

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


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For any further questions contact Annamaria Andres.