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Hotspot for Startups.

Startup Location Austria: Facts and Figures

Startups are defined as newly founded companies which create innovative products, services or business models which did not previously exist on the market. They pursue a clear international perspective, boast high growth potential and play an important role in the innovative strength and competitiveness of national economies. In the meantime, innovative startups comprise over nine percent of the total of newly established companies in Vienna. The Austrian capital has also shown itself to be a dynamic startup pool in Central Europe.

Austria is a dynamic startup hotspot

Newly established companies

2010 2014 2018
37.125 37.054 38.327

Quelle: Source: WKÖ Statistic 2018

Find here further information about the comprehensive funding system for startups in Austria.

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Located in the heart of Europe, Austria offers an optimal base for our internationally orientated business. The great funding options as well as the support of institutions such as ABA – Invest in Austria and the Vienna Business Agency have turned out to be real USPs for the business location Austria. More and more skilled workers are drawn to Austria, because of it’s high living standard. This has helped us tremendously finding highly qualified employees for our company. We feel right at home within the steadily growing international ecosystem and easily built a network with local parties. One can feel the spirit and the will to grow into a bigger startup hub like Germany or Sweden. We hope, that by sharing our positive experiences, we can help attract more global talent to come to Austria.

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