goAustria Spring 2019 program

goAustria Spring 2019 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'19. Furthermore during this period GIN's third 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 Spring 2019 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
goAustria Spring 2019 timetable

goAustria Startups

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.


29. April 201909:00 - 11:30Welcome Breakfast
13:00 - 18:00 Meet the Mentors 
30. April 201910:00 - 14:30 Business Model Check
18:00 - 21:00Welcome Event
01. May 2019 

Private working time (public holiday)

02. May 2019 Private working time
03. May 201910:00 - 12:30Investor's Insights
06. May 201910:00 - 14:00 The ABC of Austria and Europe
07. May 201912:30 - 18:00 GIN Corporate Day
18:30 - 21:00 GIN Networking Event (Corporate Day)
08. May 201909:00 - 12:30 Starting up in Austria - Legal perspectives
19:00 - 21:00 Investors Dinner
09. May 2019 - 10. May 201910:00 - 18:00Pioneers'19
10. May 201910:00 - 15:00Pioneers'19
16:00 - 17:30Feedback and Wrap Up
17:30 - 21:00 Closing 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. 


Image of GIN Program Manager Annamaria Andres

contact Annamaria Andres

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

Image of GIN Program Manager Jan Arpe

contact Jan Arpe

incoming Startups, Incubators & Accelerators
Japan, Singapore