AustrianStartups has launched the AustrianStartups Awesomeness Award (AAA) in the year 2020. It is an award for the Austrian startup community with the primary objective to honor pure and authentic contributions from entrepreneurs that have had a positive and lasting impact within the ecosystem. It puts individuals in the spotlight based on their outstanding performances and their tireless efforts. This recognition intends to inspire others to follow making entrepreneurship an indispensable part of Austrian society.
Leaders and innovators can be nominated for having made an awesome and authentic contribution in the year 2020. Be it accelerating a project or innovation through exceptional leadership capabilities, launching that sustainable innovation, pivoting an (entire) business, or shaping the ecosystem by walking that extra mile – all these factors play a role in nominating a colleague, an inspiring leader or a respectable partner for any of the 5 categories:
- “Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year”
- “Innovator of the Year”
- “Pivot of the Year”
- “Ecosystem Shaper of the Year”
- “Corona-fighter of the Year
The AAA is an independent community competition that highlights crucial players in the Austrian startup ecosystem.