Business Angel Summit
6 and 7 July 2023

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 6 and 7, 2023, 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 individually will be selected. Within a pre-pitching event on the prior day of the main event, there will be the decision which six startups will present also on stage in the course of the Business Angel Summit.

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.


Application to participate in the Business Angel Summit 2023


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) and no professional investor yet.
  • The company is currently actively looking for an investor.

Application deadline

  • For startups: Application ends on May 14th 2023
  • For Business Angels: Application ends on July 4th 2023


We are looking forward to your application!

Apply now



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

The Austria Wirtschaftsservice Gesellschaft (aws is the subsidy institution of the Austrian federal government and supports start-ups and innovative entrepreneurs by finding private venture capitalists (i2 Business Angels Austria and by offering a broad range of low interest KMU loans, business founding and technology grants, bank guarantees for business founders and expanders and the aws founding fund (

The aws Business Angel Fund is a co-financing instrument to support experienced Business Angels and thus double the power of the aws and EIF (European Investment Fund) selected Business Angels ( The Corona Start-up-Hilfsfonds is also handled by aws (





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