Open Call for Growth Phase startups

Monday, February 17, 2020
Are you in the process of growing your startup company? Do you need help with entering new markets, forging strategic partnerships or follow-up investment rounds?

Apply for Open Call for Growth Phase Startups and join intensive 5-day acceleration programme with globally experienced mentors that will help you scale your business, reach new customers, improve your sales operations, hire the best talent and take care of the legal side of your business. 

Among all submitted startup applications 10 Growth Phase Startups from the Start-up Alpe Adria programme region will be selected and will be provided with the precious support.


What will you get?

  • Intensive 5-day mentorship programme with more than 10 globally successful entrepreneurs from Slovenia and Austria,
  • 8 hours of individual consulting from two dedicated expert consultants, one from Slovenia and one from Austria,
  • Final networking event in Villach with active international investors, ecosystem stakeholders, successful entrepreneurs and more.
  • Up to 20 hours support from Start-up AA project team, to provide you with: searching and networking with potential investors and other stakeholders of the crossborder startup ecosystem, intensive promotion of your startup to cross-border regions covered by the Start:up Alpe Adria platform.


Who can apply?


The application is open for growth-stage startups from the Start-up AA program region, that already have revenue flows, are scaling their businesses and accessing new regional and global markets. A startup is defined by the following criteria:

  • Independent commercial company, which is developing or commercializing an innovative product, service or business model with high market potential,
  • The company is not older than five years and not younger than one month,
  • The company has at least one full time employee
  • The company is not in a liquidation or bankruptcy process
  • Registered Company address in the Start-up AA program area

Are you interested?


Give your startup an acceleration boost and APPLY NOW


Deadline for submitting your startup application is 15th March 2020.

Find more info about the call and apply here.