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Apr 27

Connect Day 2021

Event Details

Fifth round of Connect Day

The Connect Day is the central match-making event of ViennaUP’21 and enables startups, corporates and investors to search for cooperation partners and do customized networking.

On 03.05.2021 participants will have the chance to discuss cooperation opportunities in virtual 1:1 online meetings. For the first time, the Connect Day gives international and Austrian investors the opportunity to expand their network and find potential co-investments.

With a total of 7 hours of matchmaking over 3 days, startup elevator pitches, the traditional corporate reverse pitch and exciting side events (co-investment pitch), Connect Day offers a promising program to connect the Austrian startup ecosystem with international partners and key players.

More about Connect Day 2021

aws Connect (Austria Wirtschaftsservice, aws) is organising the Connect Day 2021 and joining forces with its partners Global Incubator Network Austria (GIN, managed by aws and FFG), the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), Vienna Business Agency, INiTS, Advantage Austria (AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA), Austrian Business Agency (ABA) and their regional partners to offer you an exciting event.
The aws Connect Matchmaking-Floor powered by Enterprise Europe Network will offer you a great opportunity to connect with promising national and international start-ups and corporates.

With new partners from aws i2 Business Angels, the Connect Day team is expanding its target group with investors.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate at the B2B 1:1 Meetings, expanding your network and exploring new and exciting partnerships. For the first time, 7 hours of matchmaking within 3 days will be offered.


• 60 Seconds Startup Elevator Pitch by Global Incubator Network Austria
• Corporate Reverse Pitch by aws Industry-Startup.Net
• Co-Investment Pitch by Global Incubator Network Austria
• aws Connect Matchmaking powered by Enterprise Europe Network
• aws i2 Business Angels Investors Matchmaking

Who is pitching:

· KTM Innovation (last year’s winner)

· Falkensteiner Ventures AG

· Frequentis AG

· A1 Telekom Austria AG

· Agro Innovation Lab


· Raiffeisen Bank International

· voestalpine High Performance Metals DIGITAL SOLUTIONS


• Corporates and SMEs
• Investors
• Startups
• Asian startups from GIN goAustria program
• National startup ecosystem stakeholders
• National corporate networks

More about the program, and pitch application online on connectday.at

We look forward to welcoming you to the CONNECT DAY 2021! Deadline for registrations 30th April!
Register now for free!

The When

April 27, 2021
April 30, 2021

The Where


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