The festival presents international start-ups with an ideal opportunity for networking and swapping notes with the international community. Global investors, major firms and the next generation of talent will also be in attendance.
There is a wide variety of events on the Vienna UP'21program: the Connect Day(s) 2021 from 3 to 12 May are an opportunity for major firms and start-ups to team up as partners and work together in tackling innovative future projects. Start-ups (in the pre-seed and seed stage) will have a chance to introduce themselves to investors and present their work, while international co-investors will also be able to meet Austrian investors (Co-Investment Pitch).
The B2B SoftWareDays21: #future of digital business event from 10 to 12 May will see more than 2,000 participants networking on the topics of 5G, cybersecurity, AI and ethics, data visualisation, finding developers, software patenting, UX and SaaS export. There will be a wide range of formats on offer as well, including workshops, B2B meetings, pitches and co-creation labs.
The LISAvienna B2B health partnering event (LISAvienna B2B Health Partnerings) to be held from 10 to 21 May will be an opportunity for startups from all over the world to network with global players and healthcare service providers, and the inaugural presentations on 10 May will feature innovative solutions, technologies, products and services. The B2B platform is not only the perfect opportunity for startups to set up appointments with the companies presenting, but it will also be a chance to swap notes with sponsor organisations, researchers, scientists and kindred spirits.
Additional highlights will include, for example. the global limitless conference for (future) female leaders on 05 May 2021. What is needed for women to have their turn? Future female leaders and current international decision-makers will be joining forces in an attempt to answer this question.
The Start-up World Cup Austria is also set to take place as part of ViennaUP'21, and the decision on who will be representing Austria in the final in San Francisco will be made on 5 May.
Further information and additional program items are available from the ViennaUP'21 event website.