Starting a business in Vienna

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Starting a business in Vienna

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Would you like to grow your business?

Would you like to grow your business? Vienna is one of the most liveable cities in the world. It's also the economic and political center in the heart of the European continent. The metropolis along the banks of the Danube river has earned the prestigious first place in the Mercer city ranking for the ninth year in a row and has been awarded the title "most liveable city in the world 2018" by the weekly newspaper "The Economist". These factors make Vienna an ideal starting point for your success in business. Vienna's own Business Agency provides comprehensive services for entrepreneurs ranging from business consultation to funding and even help with finding the right office space. The "Expat Center" provides numerous services for international professionals and their families and supports them in all questions regarding private and professional environment.

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Establishing a company in Vienna

Is your start-up in the pre-seed phase or are you already considering expansion? With its well-established ecosystem of start-ups and investors Vienna is an ideal starting ground for setting up a successful business.

Would you like to expand your start-up into international markets? The start-up package of the Vienna Business Agency provides an ideal environment for entrepreneurs:

Vienna is inviting 20 start-ups for the duration of two months to develop their business idea and delve into the Austrian and European market. The application for the Vienna start-up package is processed in two batches of ten start-ups each.

 Currently the application process is open for a stay in April/May 2019. The package includes travel expenses, accommodation, working environment and ten hours of coaching worth 2.000 EUR. Applicants benefit from the extensive network and valuable contacts to the Viennese start-up community.

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Location Vienna

 

More and more international companies choose the city of Vienna as their headquarters. In the years between 2015–2017 over 544 enterprises settled in Vienna, 162 of them are from the CEE region. Austrian entrepreneurs are also highly active – thousands of companies and start-ups are established every year. The companies range from one-person enterprises (OPE) to large corporations. Thus it can be said that the city provides ideal grounds for both national and international business settlement and development. The focus of the Viennese economy is rooted in the fields of life sciences, urban technologies and IT and telecommunications.

Vienna is also the headquarters of multinational organizations and hosts. For more than 30 years the city is one of the four main headquarters of the United Nations, the "Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries" (OPEC), the "International Atomic Energy Agency" (IAEA) and the "Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe" (OSCE). The city is also home to more than 3.500 diplomatic representatives and 5.000 employees of multinational organizations.

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Data on Vienna

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International headquarters
International headquarters
More than 200 international headquarters
1.500
Research facilities
1.500 research facilities
10x
Most liveable city
10 x awarded the title most liveable city
10 x awarded the title "most liveable city in the world" by Mercer, LLC
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40 Mio. EUR
40 Mio. EUR p.a. fundings for innovative projects available
International headquarters
More than 200 international headquarters
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International headquarters
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Research facilities
1.500 research facilities
10 x awarded the title most liveable city
10 x awarded the title "most liveable city in the world" by Mercer, LLC
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Most liveable city
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Mio. Euro
40 Mio. EUR
40 Mio. EUR p.a. fundings for innovative projects available
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