Austrian Trade with Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands
For information on Austrian trade relations with Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands please see the website of Advantage Austria Sydney.
Austria - A Profitable Location
International investors take it for granted that the business location of Austria will enable them to exploit top-notch know-how and quality, high performance technologies, a state-of-the-art infrastructure and EU membership with close proximity to Eastern and South Eastern Europe. They decide for surefire success, and thus choose Austria.
If you would like to learn more about investment in Austria please visit the website of the Austrian Business Agency.
The dynamic and innovative founder scene in Austria with an average age of 32.3 years is one of the youngest worldwide and increasingly attracts international attention. Forbes Magazine has counted Austria already among the startup-hotspots in Europe for 2014.
The number of startups amid the daily 110 business formations is steadily increasing and 73% are initial foundings.
The highly skilled young entrepreneurs focus on the European and global market. Among the worldwide successful Austrian startups you find “Runtastic” (a standard fitness-app of the new Apple watch), “Shpock” (an app which enables direct sales and purchases within its more than 10 million users comprising network) as well as “Fastlane” (a project which was recently acquired by Twitter).
The “Pioneers Festival” - a yearly highlight of the startup community which takes place in the stunning historic Hofburg palace – brings together 1600 startups from 90 countries and 400 international investors.
Austria´s high quality of life (Vienna has been dubbed the city with the best quality of life in the world by Mercer), the good funding structure and a dynamically growing startup-community attract young entrepreneurs from all around the world.
Interesting links to the topic
Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (www.bmwfw.gv.at)
Austrian Federal Promotional Bank (www.awsg.at)
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (www.ffg.at)
Startup-service of the Austrian Economic Chambers (www.gruenderservice.at)
Austrian Business Agency (www.investinaustria.at)
Pioneers Festival (www.pioneers.io)
Austrian Angels Investors Association (www.aaia.at)