Our services


The regional focus of the office in San Francisco is Silicon Valley and the Bay Area respectively. As part of “Open Austria” - a joint initiative with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs - the office is a platform and partner in business, science, technology and the arts. We support Austrian startups and corporates with their US market entry strategy as well as scouting for partners, technologies and investors.

The focus areas include: 

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Future of Mobility (Autonomous Driving, Ride Hailing, Car Sharing, etc.)
  • Big Data & Business Analytics
  • Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
  • (Industrial) Internet of Things (Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing / Factory)
  • Educational Technologies (EdTech)
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Semiconductor Technologies
  • Cyber Security

Our Team in San Francisco

Servicecenter Team

After receiving his Master’s degree in Business Administration in Austria, Daniel worked in various locations in Europe before joining ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA in 2015. His first posting brought him to Thailand as Deputy Trade Commissioner at ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Bangkok (2016 – 2019). In August 2019 he switched twelfe time zone and got posted at ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA in New York where he stayed until August 2021. Currently he is director of ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA and Co-Director of Open Austria in San Francisco. He is interested in the disruptive effects of new technologies, sustainable smart city solutions and building up strong and recognizable brands. As a passionate photographer and traveler, he spends his free time exploring new places and discovering San Francisco and the Bay Area.