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Applications Now Open for Start Up in Vienna and Grow Programme

Applications are now open for the Vienna Start-up Package 2019 programme. Start-up Package: Start Up in Vienna and Grow is a two- month accelerator that supports selected international start-ups that want to develop their business idea in Vienna and explore the Austrian and other German-speaking markets. The startups will not only enjoy free flight tickets, housing, office space and coaching, but get an exclusive introduction to the Austrian start-up ecosystem and its players.

The Vienna Start-up Package is an initiative of the Vienna Business Agency. It aims at encouraging more international startups to opt for Vienna as their business location. The Vienna Start-up Package is a tool kit on doing business in Austria that gives the opportunity to validate your product-market fit and to explore the active and vibrant startup scene.



The Vienna Start-up Package includes:

  • Cost of travel to Vienna
  • Accommodation for 2 months
  • Place in a Co-working space for 2 months
  • 10-hours coaching worth EUR 2.000
  • Exclusive introduction to Vienna´s startup scene
  • Participation at Pioneers Festival 2019


For general Information and guidelines, please follow this link.

For applications, please visit Vienna Start-up Package.


This announcement is part of the City-to-City cooperation agreement between Vienna and Sofia for sharing knowledge and opportunities for business growth in the two cities. The Agreement was negotiated by Sofia Investment Agency and Vienna Business Agency and aims to facilitate business cooperation between the two cities and to offer information and access to contacts and support that will help Sofia-based entrepreneurs in growing their business in Vienna and support entrepreneurs from Vienna to establish an office in Sofia.