Business Angel Summit
4 and 5 July 2024

Austria's top startups pitch to national and international investors in Kitzbühel.


The Business Angel Summit brings together selected private investors with outstanding, innovative startups from Austria in the heart of the Austrian Alps, thus creating the best opportunities for the perfect match.

At the Business Angel Summit on July 4 and 5, 2024, top Austrian startup teams will have the unique opportunity to attract not only leading entrepreneurs from Tyrol, but also key players from the international business world as partners and potential investors for their companies.
for their companies. This year's Business Angel Summit will take place in Kitzbühel. We look forward to seeing you there!

What is the goal?

The Business Angel Summit wants to team up outstanding Austrian know-how with private investors.

International Business Angels looking for first-class ideas and projects are brought together with promising Austrian startups in the fields of science, research and technology to make Austrian innovations an international success.

The Business Angel Summit is the best event in Western Austria to exchange knowledge and experiences in select company, to network with national & international partners and to establish future-oriented cooperation.

How does it work?

Austrian startups apply with their pitch deck for one of the Business Angel Summit’s starting places. From all submissions, the twelve most promising projects, which will present themselves exclusively in front of the audience and have the possibility to get in touch with investors, business angels and potential partners. 

What are the benefits for
investors and startups?

Potential investors get a personal up-to-the-minute insight into the current deal flow of innovations in the Austrian startup scene. Angel Investors get the chance to meet with high potential startups – offering new, innovative technologies and services as well as a major growth potential – and to invest in the best projects.

Startup teams looking for smart capital to realise their business concept benefit from selective, straightforward and personal access to first-class venture capitalists.

Program excerpt

Thursday, 4 July 2024

14:30 - 15:30


Check-in at Hotel Rasmushof, Kitzbühel

15:30 - 15:45

Program Day 1


  • Standortagentur Tirol and Austria Wirtschaftsservice

Startup Pitches

  • 3 startups present their business ideas


  • How to f*ck up angel investments? - learnings from 10 years

Startup Pitches

  • 3 startups present their business ideas


  • 10 years Business Angel Summit
17:45 - 19:00


powered by invest.austria

19:00 - 22:00


Networking Dinner at Hotel Rasmushof, Kitzbühel

Friday, 5 July 2024

09:00 - 09:30


Check-in at Hotel Rasmushof, Kitzbühel

09:30 - 09:45

Program Day 2


  • Standortagentur Tirol and Austria Wirtschaftsservice


  • DeepTech vs. business model hyperscaling 

Startup Success Story

  • ViraTherapeutics GmbH

Startup Pitches

  • 3 startups present their business ideas


  • Break with the opportunity to meet and greet

Impulse Keynote

  • Facts and coffee brew reading - What will the market look like from 2025 to 2023?


  • Taming the bears or the return of the bulls - how do the prospects affect us?

Startup Pitches

  • 3 startups present their business ideas


  • Betting the future is coming?



13:00 - 18:00

Lunch and individual discussions

Exchange between startups and investors over lunch

18:00 - 22:00

Summit Incentive


Joint Summit closing evening in Rosi's Sonnbergstube. 
With the kind support of our partners AKELA & Venionaire Capital


Participation Business Angel Summit 

Application to participate in the Business Angel Summit 2024 for investors and startups:


Criteria for the selection of the 12 TOP-startups

  • The product/service has already reached market maturity (at least first test customers)
  • There is a clearly recognizable unique selling proposition
  • The product/service is scalable and addresses a large and/or new market
  • The company has basic financing (e.g. through funding or own resources) 
  • The company is currently actively looking for an investor

Application deadline

Startups' application closed by May 5, investors can apply until July 1, 2024.



Standortagentur Tirol

The Standortagentur Tirol is an institution of the Land Tirol and assigned by law to sustainably strengthen the business and science location Tirol.

The agency supports start-ups in the fields of research, technology, innovation and cooperation and assists them in finding partners in business and science for the development of successful innovations. 

austria wirtschafts service

As the federal promotional bank, Austria Wirtschaftsservice Gesellschaft (aws) supports Austrian startu-ups and inovative entrepreneurs on the one hand by matching them with private investors (aws i2 Business Angels Austria) and on the other ahnd through the wide range of low-interest SME loans, start-up and technology grant and guarantees for start-ups and entrepreneurial growth, as well as the aws Gründerfonds. In addition, aws supports i2 Business Angels in their search for co-investors. 




Supporting Partner

Netzwerkpartner Partner


Person of Contact:

Standortagentur Tirol GmbH
Ing.-Etzel-Straße 17
6020 Innsbruck

Lisa Spöck
+43 512 576 262 - 218

Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH
Walcherstraße 11A
1020 Wien

Dusan Todorovic
t +43 (1) 501 75 - 332

Rasmushof Hotel Kitzbühel
Hermann Reisch Weg 15
A-6370 Kitzbühel     
t +43.5356 652 52