Start:up Alpe Adria Open Call for Entrepreneurial talents

A programme aimed at individuals and teams developing an entrepreneurial idea in need of assistance in developing, prototyping, entering the market and in other areas.
Acquire a voucher worth of 1,000 EUR and take an advantage of 8 hours of individual advice from experts.

Do you have an innovative idea and are in the process of starting up a company?
Do you need help developing your product, prototypes or testing your business model?
Do you have another challenge where you would need help?

If your answer is yes, then we would like to invite you to join us in the Start:up AA program, where we'll help you bring your idea a step further to a successful startup.


What will you get?


How will we help you?


Dedicated consultants from Slovenia:
Dedicated consultants from Austria: 

Aleš Zorc, business consultant
Venture Factory

Jürgen Kopeinig
Kärntner Wirtschaftsförderungs Fonds

David Belovič, business consultant
Venture Factory

Robert Gferer
Vera Nunić, Tehnology park Ljubljana

Sandra Moschitz


Aleš Pevc, Tehnology park Ljubljana
      Helmut Brückler

Tomaž Korelc
Henrik Fißmann

David Rakar

Johanna Macher-Kramberger 
BFC - Business Frauen Center

Who can apply?

Application is open for:  
The program area consists of the following 17 regions in the partner countries Slovenia and Austria:
Slovenia: Gorenjska, Koroška, Savinjska, Podravska, Pomurska, Osrednjeslovenska, Goriška, Zasavska
Austria: Oststeiermark, West- and Südsteiermark, Graz, Östliche Obersteiermark, Westliche Obersteiermark, Unterkärnten, Klagenfurt-Villach, Oberkärnten, Südburgenland
**The service provider must be included in the Start:up Alpe-Adria Resource Container.

How to apply?

The application form includes sections on your demographic information, yours and your teams competency and motivation, description of the problem area and solution proposal as well as your needs and wishes from the programme.
You can submit your idea proposal below:


Deadline: 18.10.2019

Evaluation criteria for the selection of the 10 entrepreneurial talents



Who will evaluate your idea?

Ideas will be evaluated according to the above mentioned criteria where 10 talents or team's with the highest score will be selected (5 will be selected from Slovenian region and 5 from Austrian region)

Program timeline:

  1. Maribor: Friday, 11 October 2019 at 15:30  CLOSED
  2. Ljubljana: October 2019
  1. Klagenfurt: 25 September 2019
  2. Klagenfurt: 16 October 2019 at build! Sundowner Fall Edition
  3. Villach: October 2019

Featured potential service providers from Startup AA Resource container:




Give your business career an acceleration boost! Apply NOW




Additional info:, +386 (0)2 229 42 70