Start-Up Festival Startup scene on stage!


On 24 November 2017, Innsbruck will be presenting the start-up scene of Tyrol, South Tyrol and Trentino. 

The Festival

The Christmas market with a difference brings together start-ups, institutions in the start-up sector and investors at the Landestheater for BASE EINS, the temporary start-up hub.

We will then come together at the Messe Innsbruck to hear exciting keynote speeches and pitches from the finalists of the 120 Second Chance featuring 9 teams from Tyrol, South Tyrol and Trentino. And like with any festival, we will be ending the evening with some music.

Startups, investors, experts, music, dance and much more is waiting for you!


3 pm @ BASE EINS

Join the Christmas Market, listen to the Music, evaluate the Startup Pitches, and get to know the Experts


4.30 pm @ Pavillon

Within the scope of the festival, an exclusive fireside chat on the subject of “Business Angel Euregio” takes place. 

At the Podium:

Christoph Holz, visalyze (Moderation)

Harald Oberrauch, Tyrolean Business Angels

Walter Ischia, IECT Hermann Hauser

Tal Catran, Accelerator Guru, Startup Ecosystem Builder

Please register seperately until 22 November per E-Mail to The number of tickets is limited.


6 pm @ Messe Innsbruck  

Startup.Euregio Finale of the  120 Seconds Idea Competition

Keynote from ‘Accelerator Guru’ Tal Catran

Moderation from the 'Rising Star' Cathy White

Networking, Music and more


Tal Catran

  • Accelerators Guru

  • International Keynote Speaker

  • Start-Up Ecosystem Builder

Tal is the undoubted Accelerators Guru, founded 9 accelerators programs in Israel and several globally, one of which is TLV Generator, a one of a kind program offering startup founders, missing a CTO onboard, SW development solutions so they can meet early adaptors within 4 months from joining the program, as well as 1 on 1 personal mentoring, office space in TLV and media exposure. Based on his hands-on experience, Tal is a renown Keynote Speaker sharing his toolbox of knowhow with entrepreneurial ecosystems worldwide. Tal serves as advisory board and chairman in a variety of companies and technology startups. His experience enables him to establish and enhance entire startup ecosystems. Tal active involvement stretches from Israel to Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Russia, India, China, Romania, Azerbaijan and soon to Macedonia and Uzbekistan. Tal brainstorms with municipalities, government offices and financial leaders to format the right recipe that would serve as a wakeup call and motivation boost, to get the ecosystem engine running.

Cathy White

  • Rising Star of the Tech Industry

  • Founder & Director of CEW Communications

  • Director at GeekGirl Meetup UK

Cathy is Founder and Director of CEW Communications. She works with startups and the organisations that support them. Cathy was previously head of communications for Tech City UK, an organisation to accelerate the growth of digital startups and skills in the UK, and previously communications and marketing manager for Seedcamp, the first round fund that invests in pre-seed and seed stage tech startups. Before that, Cathy worked as senior account manager on the Startups and Fast Growth team of Albion Drive. She was recognised for her work in the agency by PR Week in June 2014, when she appeared as a ‘Rising Star’ of the industry.


Music by  DJ F A B.M!
Be part of it!

We look forward to seeing you!

Poster: Sujet_E-Mail.pdf



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