impressive community

Services for startups

Salzburg offers ideal conditions for start-ups. An extensive network provides innovative founders easy access to important partners in various industries and helps them turn their ideas and visions into reality. Together with three partners, we run the ‘Startup Salzburg’ incubator, supporting entrepreneurs as guides, companions, facilitators and networkers. Always neutral. Always focused on business development.

Startup Salzburg provides the ingredients for success

Startup Salzburg’s services include tailored advice and ad-hoc coaching and training for companies. We also put entrepreneurs in touch with experts in the fields of research and business. Of course, we also offer companies access to funding, finance and investment networks in accordance with their needs. Startup Salzburg gives founders a clear head start, thanks to its excellent relationships with the State of Salzburg, the University of Salzburg, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and the Salzburg Chamber of Commerce.

Everything from a single source

  • Tailored support at four Startup Salzburg service points
  • Strong network of universities, research institutions, companies, creatives and innovators
  • Close cooperation with organisations such as Junge
  • Wirtschaft, the Salzburg Chamber of Commerce’s start-up service, Wissensstadt Salzburg, Coworking Salzburg,
  • Berchtesgadener Land, and many others
  • Straightforward, direct access to experts and mentors from the worlds of business, science and research

Networking, interaction, development

  • Experience sharing, networking and knowledge transfer at approx. 45 start-up events per year
  • Compact 48-hour formats such as the Startup Salzburg Weekend
  • Regular ideaCHECKs to obtain feedback on business ideas
  • From establishment to market entry: SHAPE (pre-)start-up programme and FACTORY incubation programme


  •  Annual, in 10 modules, teaching everything about setting up and running a business
  • Prototyping formats over several months
  • ABCs of entrepreneurship


  • Tailored information and advice from a single source
  • Exclusively for Salzburg start-ups: start-up funding and takeover funding from the State of
  • Salzburg, rent subsidies for start-ups from the City of Salzburg, access to funding opportunities at federal level
  • Advice on other funding available to start-ups


Nataša Deutinger

Mag. (FH) Nataša Deutinger

Magdalena Karner

Magdalena Karner, MA BEd

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