WHERE LEADING INVESTORS DISCUSS THE FUTURE

The Investors Day ‘19 is more than just a conference. With an exclusive investors-only audience, you’ll gain new perspectives – on Europe, startup investments and the future of tech.

Packed with keynotes, panel discussions & lightning talks, the half-day event unites leading investors from Austria, DACH & the CEE region. Industry experts share their insights and give an outlook on the future of innovation & startup investments in Europe. Limited to 200 participants, the Investors Day ‘19 becomes the networking hotspot for early-stage investors.

Investors Day ‘19 is brought to you by the Austrian Angel Investors Association, Austria’s leading network for angel investors and Speedinvest, one of Europe’s leading early-stage VC funds.

“The future is being invented in Europe.”
– Mattias Ljungman, Atomico

Why we need to co-operate

CALL FOR COLLABORATION

Europe, the continent of diversity. Each and every country in Europe has its own story tell – no matter if we’re talking about history, language, culture or politics. We truly believe that this diversity is the key to growing successful businesses. Still, as the world is getting smaller and smaller, we also see an urgent need to co-operate: across borders and across industries.

 

Europäische Investment Bank (EIB)
Wilhelm Molterer
Keynote

 

CEE from the VC’s perspective
Ondrej Bartos (Credo Ventures) | Oliver Holle (Speedinvest)

Discussion

 

Creating a cross-border ecosystem
Lisa-Marie Fassl | Nina Wöss | CEE BANs
Video & Pitches

Future Focus Areas

EUROPE’S UNFAIR ADVANTAGE

Silicon Valley, the epicenter of innovation & venture capital. Asia, the global hub for talent & know-how. Africa, the often underestimated but emerging continent with enormous potential. As it seems that the rest of the world is evolving at the speed of light, we’re raising the questions: What about Europe? Where is this continent of history & cultural diversity heading? Which areas will lead the way?

 

European Space Agency (ESA)
Lluc Diaz
Keynote

 

Women rising
Candace Johnson (EBAN) | Edeltraud Stiftinger (AWS) | Ines Streimelweger (Creandum)
Panel hosted by Antal Karolyi (HunBAN)

It’s a kind of magic

INVENTING THE FUTURE

In a world we everything changes on a pace that sometimes seems hard to handle: How do leading CEOs, angel investors and VCs deal with uncertainty, risk and global competition? And what is their contribution to the world of tomorrow? Plus: What is there outlook for the European economy?

 

Let’s ask the CEOs
Andreas Brandstetter (UNIQA) | Andreas Klauser (Palfinger)
Panel hosted by Marie-Helene Ametsreiter (Speedinvest)

 

Let’s ask the VC
tba
Keynote

 

Let’s ask the angel
Hansi Hansmann (AAIA) | tba
Discussion
A little party never killed nobody

INVESTORS DAY ’19: THE AFTERPARTY

Did someone say networking? A conference without an afterparty is basically no conference. That’s why we’re to uniting the who is who of the Central European startup ecosystem for an unforgettable night. Get your business cards ready. It’s gonna be legendary.

 

6.30pm | Cocktail Reception
 
7.30 pm | Announcement Winner Pitch Competition & Angel Awards
8.15 pm | Networking & Clubbing

Tickets available on Eventbrite

EVENT LOCATION

PALAIS WERTHEIM

The Wertheim Palace on Schwarzenbergplatz in Vienna combines Viennese chic with Berlin style.