Man in a black tshirt and jeans sitting on building steps in a park in autumn
Portrait von Dudu Gencel, eine Frau mit schwarzen Haaren und rotem Lippenstift
Dudu Gencel
Startup Services ∣ Team Leader

If you're looking to develop your business in Vienna, I'll provide you with comprehensive consultations. As an expert for the startup ecosystem, I am well connected both nationally and internationally and will be happy to activate this network to assist you with your business scaling. Also contact me if you want to know more about Vienna's major startup festival ViennaUP. Let's talk.

  • Vienna Startup Package

    Experience all things Vienna through the perspective of a business founder with the Vienna Startup Package.

    Learn more
    Four people sitting or standing in a modern coworking space
  • Meet Vienna's investors

    Learn about the city’s seasoned investors, betting on teams in health & life sciences, the creative industries, and sustainability. 

     

    Check the scene
    View of a building through a window
  • The centre of an international network

    Vienna’s tight integration into the international startup landscape make the city a spring board for unparalleled growth. 

    Hop on
    Pink pastry with flaggs beside it is a coffe and a glass of water all placed on a pink table
  • Starting a business in Austria

    Explore the path to setting up a limited liability company (GmbH) in Austria and kickstart your entrepreneurial journey.

    Make the first step
    Profile of a white and brown dog standing at pier and looking up
  • These startups are having a ball!

    Discover the city's many tech success stories, and meet the people behind them, with Sifted's "Tech in Vienna" report.

    Read up (PDF)
  • Explore recent funding rounds

    Feel the financial pulse of innovation in Vienna, get an understanding of the trends, and meet cutting-edge ventures. 

    Take a look
    Reflection in a glass facade of a building of the UN building in Vienna

A city to make your own. Let's meet Vienna.

Over 2,000 coffee houses

Vienna’s coffee houses are part of its globally-renowned heritage and were probably the world’s first co-working spaces.

Light and airy modern hipster cafe with large chandelier in Vienna
10 fun facts about Vienna’s coffee houses
63 kilometres

of access to natural bodies of water in Vienna. In summer, the city offers a perfect and free natural alternative to open-air swimming pools. 

Red boat floating on river in front of it are big buildings
Take a swim on the wild side
200,000 university students

of which 1/3 are international, in 27 institutions of higher learning. 

Two young women chat in a large white conference space.
Higher education in Vienna
48 co-working spaces

designed to maximise insight, innovation and collaboration. 

An empty coworking space with blue chairs on a sunny day
Vienna's co-working spaces
63% of Austrian startups

have international employees. And diverse teams have been shown to deliver more success. 

Man dressed in business attire with phone at Schwarzenbergplatz
Meet the austrian startup monitor
  • Success Story

    TourRadar: On a quest to conquer the world

    The leading Adventure Booking Platform, Viennese scale-up TourRadar offers the world’s largest selection of multi-day organized adventures.

    Learn more
    Man with sunglasses sitting outside on stairs.
  • Success Story

    Lithoz & incus: 3D-printed bones and spare parts from moon dust

    Leaders in the field of lithographic 3D printing, tech pioneer Lithoz and its spin-off, incus, make printers for ceramics and metal that efficiently create high-performance parts.

    Learn more
    Two men looking at a screen with a reflection in a mirror
  • Success Story

    Vollpension: Cakes with heart

    A staple of the Viennese coffeehouse scene, Vollpension is built on the belief that there is power in intergenerational dialogue— and cake.

    Learn more
    Three granbdmothers baking cake in the Vollpension studio
  • Success Story

    GATE Space: Space technology from Vienna, for the world

    With a goal of making space transport faster, more efficient, and more sustainable, GATE Space develops propulsion solutions for moving satellites.

    Learn more
    Team of two men working on the GATE Space propulsion system

Let's meet.

We’re here to help you start up in Vienna.