Why ViennaUP?

Get involved in one of the most diverse and fastest growing start up scenes in Central Europe.

ViennaUP is a unique festival with a series of online events organzied from the community for the community of startups, investors and talents. The events are accessible online from all around the world. With dozens of workshops, talks and conferences taking place every single day for two ground-breaking weeks, ViennaUP´21 paves the way for exploring new forms of partnerships for tomorrows pioneering business solutions.

Together we are strong! 40 partners and events organizers create the ViennaUP network, curated by the Vienna Business Agency. ViennaUp's range of online events are open to a global community, giving all participants the chance to explore a vast spectrum of international startups working in FinTech, HealthTech, Green Tech and many more. ViennaUP'21 is connecting tomorrow's problem solvers with today's boldest investors. 

We believe that collaboration is the key to the future of innovation, so dozens of curated networking and matchmaking events occur throughout an intense and remarkable fortnight of action. Investors can get to know some of Vienna's bold and young startups before anybody else does, while those same startups can seize the opportunity to pitch their ideas to experienced international financiers.

Vitally, sustainability an diversity are some of the key goals we are working towards here at ViennaUP.  Thats´s why we use the power of our community to tackle the most relevant questions of sustainable and inclusive innovation ecosystem in various high-level event formats. ViennaUP has it in its DNA to strive for gender equality and empower people of all types, shapes and sizes.

ViennaUP is an event series confirming the city's position as one of the Central Europe´s leading international hubs for pioneering startups and innovating companies, as a vital gateway to Eastern Europe, and as an age-old capital striding boldly into the future.

Come along, get connected, and be inspired.