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31 May 2022
Vienna, Austria
Connect Day

This was Connect Day 2022

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Here you will find all the ➞ Start-Up Pitches 


What to expect? - General information

Connect Day 2022 is the main matchmaking event of ViennaUP’22 for Start-ups, Corporates/SMEs and Investors. Thanks to the great success of last year for the first time the event will be an all-day hybrid event.

Connect Day is not a typical buyer meets seller event - It's all about innovation. It focuses on corporates seeking for innovative start-up products and services (innovation inflow). In addition, the event supports selected start-ups to get in touch with investors focusing on early-stage and VC investment. 

The day kicks off with an Investors Breakfast organized by AVCO. At this on-site networking event, international investors have the chance to connect with Vienna-based VCs, PEs & Business Angels, to team up for international co-investments and to learn more about investment opportunities in Austria.

The event "Connect Day" continues at Palais Berg and offers all day matchmaking opportunities, exciting pitches, master classes and a lot more for start-ups, corporates and investors. 

Participants:

Connect Day supports Corporates/SMEs aiming for innovation and collaboration with start-ups as well as investors seeking start-up investment opportunities. Please take note of our target-groups and non-target groups before registering for the event.

  • Corporates and SMEs looking for innovation inflow
  • Investors (Business Angels and VCs)
  • Start-ups
  • International start-ups from the GIN goAustria program and Vienna Business Agency
  • National start-up ecosystem stakeholders
  • National corporate networks


    Program:

      • International and national Start-up Pitches
      • VC networking lounge by GIN & Speedinvest
      • Corporate Reverse Pitches by Corporates/SMEs on cooperation opportunities with Startups powered by aws and EIT Manufacturing
      • Corporate Call for Cooperation by Green Tech Cluster 
      • Start-up Barometer Talk with EY
      • B2B Matchmaking: Startups meet Corporates/SMEs & Investors
      • GIN'n'Tonic Open Networking: Flying Dinner & Drinks


      Side-Events & Masterclasses:

      • Investors Breakfast by AVCO
      • Scale 4 Europe by Pioneers
      • Establishing and Funding Business in Vienna and Austria by ABA
      • What would cause you to fail? Due Diligence 2.0 by Butchershop
      • We produce the future - because we can! by ecoplus 



      Supporting partners

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      Registration
      Closed since 31 May 2022
      Location Palais Berg & Online
      Organised by
      Participants
      Austria 600
      Slovakia 11
      Greece 22
      Germany 51
      Italy 27
      Switzerland 6
      Netherlands 8
      Turkey 5
      Sweden 6
      Denmark 2
      Latvia 8
      Hungary 18
      Estonia 5
      Romania 11
      Singapore 7
      Czech Republic 18
      Uzbekistan 1
      Zambia 1
      Israel 6
      Poland 8
      Bulgaria 9
      Canada 2
      Serbia 40
      Slovenia 19
      North Macedonia 3
      Tunisia 2
      Jordan 3
      Peru 2
      South Korea 5
      Lithuania 4
      Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
      United Kingdom 10
      Spain 6
      Portugal 2
      Taiwan 2
      China (Hong Kong) 20
      United States 3
      Luxembourg 1
      Croatia 5
      Japan 6
      Australia 1
      Kenya 1
      Bosnia And Herzegovina 3
      Malta 1
      Norway 1
      Ukraine 2
      Indonesia 1
      Ireland 1
      South Africa 1
      Ecuador 1
      Armenia 1
      Total 980