ViennaUP is a decentralized, community-driven festival in the heart of Europe, shedding light on what the future of technology holds. Together with several contributing partners, ViennaUP’22 provides a unique interconnected experience for startups, investors, tech enthusiasts, creatives and visionaries.
ViennaUP is composed by the Business Agency in Vienna and brings you a selection of the most exciting events from the ViennaUP community.
Spotlight on female founders and women in leadership
“At this year’s ViennaUP, core focus will be on women-led startups and companies† We really can’t afford to miss out on women and their perspectives. That’s why it’s like this important for female entrepreneurs to shape the economy† It’s also a good thing: companies that are diverse are more sustainable and economically successful,” says Gabi Tatzberger, Director of Startup Services at the Vienna Business Agency.
Austria, and especially Vienna, is gaining a reputation as a hub for female founders and entrepreneurs. With a strong community and support system that goes beyond mentorship in raising finance and scaling businesses, close to 45% of startups founded in 2020 were by women†
Discover the exciting themes of ViennaUP’22
From technology to more
ViennaUP offers new perspectives on the role of technology in both business and cultural dynamics and highlights the transformative spaces of the world around us through various events.
In various settings, the The ViennaUP community covers topics such as smart cities, digital humanism, impact-driven entrepreneurship, creative industries, gender equality and sustainability†
Meet people from different backgrounds, learn from examples of best practice in different sectors and talk to forward thinkers about: what will matter in the future?†
From Now to Future
Decisions made today affect how the future will look and feel. ViennaUP brings the know-how from specialists from different sectors to discuss the different disruptions of our current way of life and how we can navigate them for the benefit of all.
In different formats, ViennaUP creates possibilities to connect with incredible speakers from the innovation space and facilitate intimate setups for exchange on relevant future topics†
What do you imagine the world will look like in 50 years? Join the conversation in ViennaUP’22!
From Vienna to worldwide
ViennaUP is waiting for you to experience the unique Viennese experience. With a series of startup and innovation related events, ViennaUP bridges the gap between Vienna and the rest of the world.
Be prepared for dozens of exciting opportunities and inspiring conversations, make authentic connections with participants from all over the world and experience the charm of Vienna first hand. Join ViennaUP in the Austrian capital in May!
Attend unique events organized by the Vienna Business Agency in ViennaUP’22
How does technology change culture? With the Creative Days Vienna, the best creative minds from around the world come together for two days of discussions and events. The Viennese Business Office invites leading curators, researchers, artists and cultural experts to explore how technology is shaping the future of cultural experiences, creating new opportunities in the process.
Participants of Creative Days Vienna break new ground in architecture, design, film, gaming, fashion, music and visual arts. In various talks, experiences and network sessions, ViennaUP’22 offers space for knowledge transfer, collaboration and open discussion.
Smart City Summit
Bee Smart City Summit everything revolves around the question of what we should do today to keep cities liveable for our grandchildren. The City of Vienna, Wiener Stadtwerke, Wien Holding, Aspern Smart City Research, Climate Lab and the Vienna Business Agency invite anyone who is interested to shape the city of the future into a dialogue.
Solving current challenges together in co-creation workshops. And with online matchmaking you make new contacts to develop smart solutions for the city of tomorrow!
FinTech Week 2022
This year, ViennaUP collaborated with several key stakeholders in the FinTech, banking and legal scene and has prepared a showcase of what is happening in the Austrian FinTech ecosystem in 2022. That is FinTech Week 2022†
If you’re wondering what’s new in the world of financial technology, this is the place to be. High-level panels, insightful presentations and engaging keynotes that range from the future of payments, the real world of crypto, regulatory updates and developments that touch various segments of FinTech, FutureTech, AI and Digital Assets, as well as other topics. View the detailed schedule and sign up quickly – as all events are free, tickets usually sell out very quickly.
Inspiring plenary sessions and targeted 1:1 meetings promise knowledge gain and new business contacts.
After a successful digital event in 2021, ViennaUP’22 will be a mix of on-site and online events† ViennaUP is looking forward to welcoming you on site in Vienna!
Have a great idea and want to get more involved? Contact the ViennaUP team at [email protected]†
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