THE CONFERENCE FOR ENTREPRENEURS
The EA Conference is the highlight of the EA event series. At the Conference, renowned founders and investors (e.g. Puls4 2Min2Mio) from various industries will come together to inspire, help and motivate students from diverse academic backgrounds to join the startup scene. They will share their experiences and insights during keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions and networking events.
At the Startup Fair, entrepreneurs who are currently chasing or have already achieved their dreams will answer every question of interested wantrepreneurs. The startups will show the main trends that are currently influencing not only our economy but also our daily lifes. Besides showcasing their products, the startups will give key notes and inspirational talks about their lifes as entrepreneurs, so just have a look at our agenda! Are you interested in getting to know real life experiences about starting up your own company and learning about the newest trends? Then the Startup Fair is the right place for you!
Ever thought about being part of the startup ecosystem? Now you got the unique chance to apply for open positions in amazing startups & partners at our Job Chat, which will happen on the day of the main conference.
We connect you during a short 15-25 minutes job interview directly with some of the most thrilling startups. You just have to fill out the following questionnaire. And the best thing – it doesn’t cost you anything! (how amazing is that?)
The best teams from the LABs pitch in front of an expert jury on the main stage. Watch them demonstrate their amazing projects they have been working on during the months Entrepreneurship Avenue 2018. The winning teams will be rewarded with great prizes.
This year, the Entrepreneurship Avenue is partnering with 2Minuten2Millionen, Speedinvest, startup300, and Austria Wirtschaftsservice to reward true entrepreneurial stars! Startups have 2 minutes to impress the jurors and the audience with their track record and move directly from our stage to the next 2MIN2MIO season’s hearing, getting a coaching session from Speedinvest or receive a startup package specially designed for young startups from startup300 or aws.
If you are an entrepreneurship or innovation enthusiast, then make sure you save the date for the Conference and show up to support the participants of Avenue Meets 2M2M (14:45-15:45 @ Ceremony Hall 1, LC).
APPLY NOW AS SEATS ARE LIMITED!
GETTING READY FOR INVESTORS & PUBLIC SUBSIDIES
The Austria Wirtschaftsservice Gesellschaft mbH (aws) is the Federal Development Bank of the Republic of Austria. By providing reduced interest loans, grants, financial guarantees and the Gründerfonds ́ Venture Capital aws supports enterprises in the implementation of innovation projects. This workshop gives a brief overview over the grants, venture capital and consultancy aws can provide for innovative Start-ups and young SMEs. Preconditions, application- and funding process as well as examples and the dos and don’ts will be discussed.
HOW TO EVALUATE COMPANIES?
Learn from our BDO experts in a case study workshop the process of evaluating a company according to various valuation methods. After a brief presentation of the content, you slip into the role of a private equity investor and make important decisions in connection with investment opportunities.
Prepare yourself for an exciting workshop in which you master various tasks in small groups and in the end decide which companies you would invest in.
COOPERATION WITH STARTUPS AS A CHANCE IN THE VUCA WORLD
Corporate are facing various challenges and need to rapidly adopt in the so called VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) world. A1 is taking the technological developments in particular 5G and IoT as a chance to enter new business areas and transform its organization. Together with partners like startups as external trigger for innovation these opportunities can be exploited in order to create sustainable value for customers.
GAME OF INNOVATION IN THE ENERGY INDUSTRY
Wien Energie’s vision is to be Austria’s leading energy company and impress customers with environmentally minded action, innovations, and service. Learn what Wien Energie is doing in the field of innovation and how start-ups and you can be part of this. In an interactive workshop, we will find problems and new solutions for our customer group “students”. The best solution will get the chance to be part of the next Wien Energie Innovation Challenge in October.