On the agenda in June
You want to know what’s happening on the Austrian startup scene this month? Then make sure you check out our events selection for June. Keep us posted on anything we may have missed!
When: 18 June, 08:30-10:00
Where: IKEA Klagenfurt
When: 19 June, 19:00
NEW! Join the EPU Business Talk to find out more about running a one-man startup or a small enterprise.
When: 24 June, 18:30
Where: WIFI, Großer Saal
Europaplatz 1, 9021 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
NEW! Don’t miss your chance to talk to Christoph Räthke, CEO and Founder of Berlin Startup Academy, and ask him anything you want at the next Ask Me Anything session, hosted by tgfred.com. When: 26 June, 16:00
Where: Log on to tgfred.com
NEW! The International Lakeside Conference 2013 will delve into the question of how the ability to cooperate can lead to business success. The event will be held entirely in German. Register here.
When: 1-2 July
Where: Schlosshotel Velden
Take part in a day full of workshops led by representatives of REWE, Accenture, and the Social Entrepreneurship NGO Ashoka, among others. They will cover topics like change management, what’s next for startups, and more.
When: 1 June, 9:00
Where: IMC Krems
The Future is Collaboration will discuss the perspectives and the lessons learned from successful partnerships between companies and social entrepreneurs. How do you transform the challenges of innovation and market retention into an opportunity will be the main question on the table.
When: 4 June, 16:00-19:00
Where: HUB Vienna
In their strive to connect programmers with the startup community, Startup Engineers have initiated a get-together with Austrian startup zoomsquare, which will cover some of the following topics: what are the first steps in starting a business, what jobs do startups offer, and how do you market your product/app. Bear in mind the organisers plan to keep talks rather on the technical side! Register by sending an email to email@example.com.
When: 4 June, 16:30
Where: Graumanngasse 7b/5. floor c/o INITS
A call to all startups in Vienna! Come together at this month’s Startup Stammtisch, get to meet fellow entrepreneurs – make new contacts and catch up with old friends over a beer (or two), and talk about the latest from the scene.
When: 4 June, 18:30
Found your own company and study entrepreneurship at the same time? Find out more about the new university programme at the New Design University in St. Pölten (check out our report here), and attend a panel discussion with entrepreneur Jama Nateqi and business angel Tom Peruzzi, among others.
When: 4 June, 19:00-21:00
Where: Co-Working Salzburg
You had an innovative idea, but you left it behind because it didn’t seem quite realistic to you? Or perhaps you’re in the stage of putting together your business? Either way, the Innovations!Breakfast, organised by Frau in der Wirtschaft und build!, might be just the place for you.
When: 5 June, 9:00-11:00
Where: „Île de France“, Karfreitstrasse 14/Lidmannskygasse, 9020 Klagenfurt
Don’t miss a talk on Radical Innovation and Branding by creative guru KreaKaan, and branding expert Michael Brandtner. Register by 3 June here.
When: 5 June, 18:30
Where: Aula der FH CAMPUS 02, Zusertal | Körblergasse 126, 8010 Graz
Start-up Day 2013 – a day full of business workshops, presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, and all of that in the middle of the Alps in Innsbruck. Co-organised by the Center for Academic Spin-offs Tyrol (CAST) and aws, the event will take place in sync with the motto “Feel the Spirit of Entrepreneurship.”
When: 6 June, 9:00-19:00
Where: Villa Blanka, Innsbruck
Join in for an academic entrepreneur night – or the Self-made Future night, where you’ll find out more about the new trends in starting up on your own. A highlight of the evening will be the podium discussion “New ways, bigger successes” with Alois Gölles (Manufaktur Gölles), Manfred Hohensinner (Frutura), David Ram (tyromotion) und Tanja Peterschinek (Bright Yellow Future). Register here.
When: 6 June, 17:00
Where: Aula der Karl-Franzens-Universität, Universitätsplatz 3, 1. OG, 8010 Graz
It is becoming more and more important for startups to get to know at least some of the secrets of web development. If you happen to be one of them, check out the third vienna.rb meetup to find out more about the tips and tricks around Ruby on Rails.
When: 6 June, 18:00
The CEE Impact Day will discuss the major trends in impact investment, will build new connections among participants, and develop constructive solutions to existing problems. In partnership with the Investment Ready Program, among others. Go here for tickets.
When: 7 June, 10:00-18:00
Where: OeKB – Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG
Up for a creative weekend? Then CreateCamp it is. Develop your own project – or join an already existing team – in any of the following (but not exclusively) areas: software, photo, video, and Open Data. Register here.
When: 8-9 June
Where: Alpen Adria Universität Klagenfurt
The Überall App Congress has set itself the goal to find the country’s best app concepts, and provide participants with a platform to meet fellow app-creators, as well as seasoned entrepreneurs and investors from the scene. Get your ticket here.
When: 12-13 June
Don’t miss the pitch of the eight selected projects, part of the Social Impact Enterprise initiative. It promises to be exciting: Half of the teams will be chosen for an incubation stipend, and will enter the programme in July.
When: 17 June, 16:00
Where: HUB Vienna
BizKick is an initiative of build!, in which participants – students from the Carinthian University of Applied Sciences (FH Kärnten) –are expected to build teams and spend six weeks developing their ideas into a sound project. As initial support, each team will get the challenging starting capital of 10 euros. Don’t miss the presentation of six of the proposed projects! RSVP before 16 June: firstname.lastname@example.org
When: 19 June, 18:00
Where: FH Kärnten – Standort Villach
The Challenge is the first initiative by the ECNetwork to gather students from various fields of study to work together on common entrepreneurial projects. The best startup ideas will be chosen later this month, and they’ll get a chance to further expand their projects.
When: 19 June
An idea, now what? is a workshop organised by INiTS to help young entrepreneurs find out more about their target market, strategies and financial plans, as well as intellectual property rights.
When: 20 June, 09:00-09:45
Where: Universität Wien, Elise-Richter-Saal
TwinEntrepreneurs is a cross-border initiative aimed at providing practical assistance to startups from Vienna and all of Slovakia, who want to make the second step – sustain their business and expand abroad. The second Vienna workshop will go by the motto “Get your company noticed: Learn how to place your company and your product.” Register now, and here.
When: 20 June, 10:30-15:30
Don’t miss the next edition of Pioneers Unplugged! The event will include speakers like Christopher Lindinger of ARS Electronica, Stefan Ebner of BrainTribe, and a startup pitch by Vidzor.
When: 20 June, 18:00-22:00
Where: Chaya Fuera
Join this networking event, which will host a presentation by Katharina Hochfeld, and a podium discussion on the topic “Changing corporate culture – more women in leading positions.” Register here by23 June.
When: 24 June, 16:00-18:00
Where: Wiener Straße 150, 4021 Linz
The Face2Face workshop will introduce participants to the main dos and don’ts when it comes to drafting a business plan, after which there will be three separate, yet parallel, discussions. “My business idea”, “Is there a market for my idea”, and “How do I market my product/service?” will be the topics covered. Register here.
When: 24 June, 16:00-19:30
Where: WKOÖ, Hessenplatz 3, 4020 Linz
Whether you use WordPress or not (yet), the discussions of this month’s WordPress meetup are open – anything from publishing and marketing to programming and development. Of course, you can always join for the sake of mingling and meeting some new people.
When: 25 June, 19:00
When: 26 June, 19:00
Where: Clusterhaus Wien
The semester series Making it on your own at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt continues! In June, it will be offering lectures on the following topics:
“Legal questions on employment- and social insurances”
When: 5 June, 16:30-18:30
Where: Hörsaal C
“Measures against Idea Theft”
When: 12 June, 16:30-18:30
Where: Hörsaal C
“Rating of Startup Projects”
When: 19 June, 16:30-18:30
Where: Hörsaal C