goAustria Spring 2019 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'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


29. April 201909:00 - 10:00Welcome 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