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LABS

You have a great idea and the world needs to know about it? You are curious and have skills a team can benefit of?

 

Get your chance now!

 

Meet like-minded people, build a strong, interdisciplinary team and witness your own idea turn into a business concept.

 

In our LAB Series you will present your idea and/or skills, receive mentoring from experienced experts, pitch your start-up in front of a big audience and investors and win the Pitching Award at our conference!

Last year LABs in numbers

500+
Participants
30+
Mentors
40+
LAB Teams

Mentors

Christian Schimper

Owner, Acticell

Desiree Zottl

Lead iOS Developer, Eversports

Christoph Trost

Co-Founder, Unispotter

Rebecca Vogels

Founder, All of the Above

Tanja Sternbauer

Managing Partner, Startup Live

Dejan Jovicevic

Co-Founder & CEO, derbrutkasten

LABS TIMELINE

LAB #1 IDEA PRESENTATION

May 9, 2019

WU Vienna

LAB#2 MENTORING

May 21, 2019

BOKU Vienna

LAB#3 PITCH TRAINING

May 28, 2019

VETMED Vienna

LAB#4 DEMO DAY

June 3, 2019

TU Vienna

CONFERENCE

June 7, 2019

WU Vienna

LABs Agenda

Kick Off

Die Angewandte Vienna, Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010 Wien

You want to know what entrepreneurship is about? You already have a great idea, but still need great team members? You have unique skills and want to be part of an entrepreneurial team? The Kickoff-Lab is all about information, inspiration and networking!

17:30

Registration

Have your digital ticket ready to show upon entry.

18:00

Opening Ceremony

Welcome words by the Entrepreneurship Avenue Team and Univ.-Prof. Mag. art. Barbara Putz-Plecko (Vice Rector of Die Angewandte)

18:20

Rudolf Dömötör – Entrepreneurship Basics

Hear why "unipreneurship" is important and why the Avenue is a great place for trying new things.

18:45

Selma Prodanovic – The Extraordinary Life of an Entrepreneur

Selma will open your eyes about pursuing your own dreams and be passionate about what you do.

19:00

Ilja Jay – The Power of Enthusiasm

Here Ilja talks about his way through the fashion industry, the importance of pivoting and of never giving up on yourself while chasing your dreams.

19:20

Panel Discussion – Entrepreneurship for Everyone

Bianca Busetti – Journi (Angewandte), Cornelia Diesenreiter – Unverschwendet (BOKU), Lisa Smith – Prewave (TU), Stefan Atz – Benu (WU)

20:00

Markus Raunig – The Dos and Dont's of Startup Ideas

Markus Raunig, the managing director of AustrianStartups, will tell you how not to fuck up ideation.

20:20

Closing Ceremony

Learn more about the LAB series of the Entrepreneurship Avenue and how it can boost your entrepreneurial skills.

20:35

Networking

Finish an inspirational and motivational evening with food & drinks, chat with your potential co-founders and get started thinking of your new business idea!

21:30

End

LAB#1

WU Vienna, Welthandelsplatz 1 1, 1020 Wien

Got a business idea? Find co-founders and make a successful venture out of it! Got valuable skills? Find a team which needs your skills and pursue dreams together!

17:30

Registration

Have your digital ticket ready to show upon entry.

18:00

Introduction to Lab Series

Welcome words from the hosts and introduction of LAB #1.

18:20

Start

18:30

Idea Presentations

Showtime! Pitch your idea in front of the crowd and find yourself some co-founders or listen to the ideas of others and join whichever idea you like best.

19:15

Team Formation

It's time to build your teams - check what skills are still missing in your team and find the right co-founders to start off your business idea.

20:30

Keynote WhatAventure

Whataventure helps you to build your business model around your idea - in this keynote they will tell you what accounts for a good business model.

20:45

Next Steps & Closing

Get your personal Entrepreneurship Avenue Starter Package that will help you along your journey.

21:00

Networking & Drinks

Finish an exciting evening with a drink and get to know your new team members.

21:30

End

LAB#2

BOKU Vienna, Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien

Team up with successful entrepreneurs, industry leaders and experts of the Austrian start-up scene, get an insightful mentoring and advance your start-up idea together!

17:00

Last Minute Team Formation

Still looking for a team or a team member? Come to us, we will find a solution for you!

17:30

Registration

Have your digital ticket ready to show upon entry.

18:00

Opening

Welcome words from the hosts and introduction of LAB #2.

18:10

[sic!] Inspirational Talk

Hear about [sic!]'s vision and how you can support them with your idea.

18:20

Mentoring Sessions

Get individualized feedback from up to three different mentors on your idea - the mentors will be assigned according to your idea and their expertise.

20:30

Next Steps & Closing

20:40

Networking & Drinks

Stay in contact with your mentors and use the time to get more feedback on your idea.

LAB#3

VETMED Vienna, Veterinärpl. 1, 1210 Wien

Increase the impact on your listeners! Learn how to convince investors, how to stun your audience, how to pitch your start-up within a couple of minutes.

17:30

Registration

Have your digital ticket ready to show upon entry.

18:00

Opening

Welcome words from the hosts and introduction of LAB #3.

18:10

Keynote Juan Guerra

Juan Guerra will tell you what makes a great pitch and how you can perfect your own skills.

18:30

Pitching Rules

What are the rules for the Entrepreneurship Avenue Pitch Award? Find out in this session.

18:40

Best Practice Pitches by Benu & refurbed

Learn from the best and hear from former winners of the Pitch Award how a great pitch looks like!

19:00

Pitch Training Sessions

Get individual pitch training from one of our hand-selected pitch trainers and perfect your pitch!

21:00

Networking & Drinks

Finish an insightful evening in a relaxed atmosphere and think about where you will pitch your idea next!

LAB#4

TU Vienna, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Wien

Apply your acquired skills, convince our jury and audience of your amazing project and win the pre-selection of our conference’s Pitching Award!

17:30

Registration

Have your digital ticket ready to show upon entry.

18:00

Opening

Have your digital ticket ready to show upon entry.

18:10

Welcome Adress by Birgit Hofreiter (i2c)

18:30

Team Pitches

Showtime! Pitch your start-up in front of the jury and show the crowd how far you've come in the last weeks!

20:30

Jury Decision & Crowdvoting

The hand-selected jury will decide which teams will have the honour to pitch at the conference. One team will be selected by the crowd!

21:00

Announcement of Winners

Find out which teams have made it to the top and will present their start-up at the conference on June 04!

21:15

Networking & Drinks

Finish the labs series with the whole Avenue family and look back on what you've achieved over the last weeks of hard work.

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