Spring 2019

goAustria Spring 2019 Vienna Hofburg

The seventh goAustria round offers a two weeks incubation program, from April 29th until May 10th 2019 in Vienna. It will give participants the opportunity to explore the Austrian and European markets, as well as to find new investors and/or collaboration partners. One major asset of the program is the personal start-up mentor who will be matched to each start-up, supporting it to validate their business model to network with investors and relevant stakeholders, as well as design an internationalization plan.

Target group:

  • Later stage start-ups preferred
  • Focus on ICT (IoT, 5G, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Blockchain) and their application fields (not limited to)
  • Start-ups from the GIN target countries (Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea) preferred
  • We strongly encourage female founders

Costs covered by goAustria:

  • Flight (max 800,- EUR for Asia; 300,- EUR for Israel).
  • Accommodation
  • Co-working space
  • Workshops
  • Entry and exclusive sessions at the Pioneers'19
  • Networking events with local corporates and startups
  • Participation limited to one person per start-up

goAustria Spring 2019 program

Vienna, Hofburg Castle by Night

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.

Further, the goAustria Spring 2019 program offers selected start-ups: 

How to apply: process and timelines

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 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

Annamaria Andres

+43 57755 1312


Carina Margreiter

+43 1 501 75 259