Networks: added value beyond FFG

Funding, programmes, incubators, accelerators – confused? As the largest provider of start-up funding in Austria, we are also happy to help you find the right people to talk to.

The FFG is an integral part, member or partner of many associations, programmes and other networks, and as such it represents true added value for innovative start-ups, over and above access to funding.  

Global Incubator Network (GIN)
Since 2015 GIN has been supporting innovative start-ups in their efforts to step onto the international stage by helping them network with capital investors, businesses, and incubator programmes.

Start-up Hotspot Austria
Initiative to attract international start-ups wishing to locate in Austria.

Austrian Angel Investors Association (AAIA)
Association of Austria’s leading business Angels

Austrian Private Equity and Venture Capital Organisation
The FFG is a member of this organisation, opening access to all Austrian funds and offering matchmaking introductions to these investors.

Representing the interests of the Austrian start-up ecosystem. As a supporting partner, the FFG can disseminate information and establish contacts with potential partners.

The FFG is a supporting partner and can help start-ups develop their business models and founding teams using the startuplive network.

Austrian Startup Monitor
The Austrian Startup Monitor (ASM) provides information about the development of the Austrian startup ecosystem and will be continuously updated and monitored. The data behind the Monitor comes from 1,500 Austrian startups that were identified as such and invited to participate in an online-survey. Of those, 512 founders and CEOs participated in the ASM survey conducted in spring 2018 and provided information and insights about the the status quo, outlook and ecosystem surrounding startups in Austria.



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