A partner agreement between GIN and Chinaccelerator was signed

New opportunities for start-ups, investors and accelerators

Photo: Minister Schramböck, Agathonos and GIN and China Accelerator representatives after the Signing Ceremony

06 November 2018 – To strengthen the cooperation between Austria and China, a partnership agreement between Global Incubator Network (GIN) Austria with Chinaccelerator, one of the country’s most successful startup accelerators, was signed in Shanghai on the margins of the CIIE in the presence of Austrian Ambassador to China, Dr. Friedrich Stift. Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW), Dr. Margarete Schramböck and Philipp Agathonos, Director of OSTA congratulated the signatories.

The agreement aims to support innovative start-ups and investors on both sides and marks the extension of the GIN-programme, which until now covered Israel, Singapore, Hongkong, the Republic of Korea and Japan to mainland China.





OSTA supports GIN and Austrian Start-ups

Visiting goHK Event and RISE Conference

Photo: Max Pfeiler, Ivana Bacanovic, Jürgen Rattenberger

10 to 12 July 2017 – It was a first time for 8 Austrian Start-ups together with their entrepreneurs coming to Hongkong, one of the most dynamic cities of the start-up scene, for scouting and learning purposes. This initiative, named as goHongKong, is supported by the Austrian Government and implemented by the Global Incubator Network of Austria (GIN). During the 3 weeks, the Austrian entrepreneurs have the opportunity to undergo an intensive accelerator programme at the Hongkong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) and participate to the RISE Conference, one of the most famous start-up event world-wide.

OSTA accompanied the GIN supervisors, Ms. Ivana Bacanovic and Mr. Jürgen Rattenberger, to the events and assisted the start-ups by hauling their businesses.