Go Tirol Program

Discover Tirol as the perfect location to grow your business

Be part of Go Tirol Program and discover Tirol as a promising business location for your startup while enjoying the amazing alpine landscape.

Tirol is among the world leading hot spots when it comes to alpine tourism. It is a unique location to grow your business, profit from synergies with alpine market leaders, such as Burton, and the established tourism infrastructure. Get to know the region and its opportunities for your business in a 2,5 days program financed by Standortagentur Tirol. Pitch your startup to local investors and co-operation partners in private 1-to-1 sessions, get insights to adapt your current business model for future growth and expansion.

05.04 - 07.04.2017
Application deadline: 05.03.2017
Cowo Tirol
The highest Coworking Space in the Alps, Altitude 1963 m
Patscherkofel, Igls (close to Innsbruck, Austria)

Startups Wanted
Startups Wanted!
We are looking for startups that offer innovative products, service or technologies related to tourism and alpine sports.

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tourism & alpine Sports
Present your startup. Let’s reshape tourism and alpine sports in the heart of the Alps.

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Meet Potential
investors & partners
Grab the chance and meet potential investors and partners in dedicated 1-to-1 sessions.

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Discover tirol for your business
Discover Tirol and its exciting opportunities and programs for startups.

Scope of the project

27 million visitors in the winter season, 340,000 guest beds, 53,000 people employed in tourism and 25,000 tourism related companies, make Tirol the World Tourism Champion.

In the “Heart of the Alps” sport is part of life culture. With 573 three-thousanders, 3,400 kilometres of ski runs and more than 40 single trails and bike parks, Tirol is already home for some leading alpine sport companies (Austrialpin, Black Diamond Equipment, Burton, Vivax Drive and others) and it can become also yours.

27 MIO


in the winter season


Guest Beds



in tourism and 25,000
tourism related companies

About Standortagentur Tirol

Standortagentur is a public service provider, initiator and pioneer for business and science regarding growth, research, technology, innovations and cooperation.

It acts as a relationship manager and links startups with possible team members, co-operation partners, industry experts, funding bodies, banks, private equity capital or venture capital investors.

Strong together is the leitmotif of Standortagentur. With an annual budget of almost 7 Mio Euro and five industry clusters (renewable energies, information technologies, life sciences, mechatronics and wellness), Standortagentur aims to strengthen Tirol´s position as business location by supporting established and startup companies to develop and to locate their business in Tirol, thereby aiming at securing existing jobs and creating new job opportunities. Infact, in 2015 a total of 23 companies, coming from other Austrian regions and abroad, settled in Tirol. The planned investments of these companies are around 23 million Euro and will generate more than 200 new jobs in the first two years of their activities.

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Join the Go Tirol Program
Discover Tirol as a promising business location for your startup while enjoying the amazing alpine landscape. Present your startup to potential investors and partners.

05.04 - 07.04.2017 @ Tirol, Austria

What’s in there for to you?

  • Meet potential investors in dedicated 1-to-1 sessions
  • Present your startup to potential co-operation partners
  • Expand with support from Startup Club
  • Promote your service/product in Region Tyrol on local media
  • Get insights into the tourism and alpine industry of the region Tirol
  • Learn more about the region Tirol as business location
  • Check and adapt your business model for future growth

Agenda / We, 05.04.2017*

17.45Venue: Standortagentur Tirol
Ing.-Etzel-Straße 17, 6020 Innsbruck
18.00Welcome Event
Dr. Harald Gohm, Managing Director of Standortagentur Tirol
Event Opening and Presentation
19.00 - 21.00Working Dinner with
Startup Club Tirol & Gründen in Tirol
Presentation Startups to local shareholders in Tourism sector (tourism associations, target groups for Hotel and Leisure, potential cooperation partners, investors and others)

Th, 06.04.2017*

08.00 - 09.00Travel to COWO
09:30 - 10:30Introduction: Agenda & Topic
10:30 - 11:00Startup Panel
1. Speed U up
2. Simon Falkensteiner - Rateboard
3. Andreas Hermann - Trigger Research
12:00 – 13:00Working Lunch
13.00 – 13.30Input Session
Franz Unterluggauer Cluster Manager IT
Status Quo in E-Tourism
13:30 – 14:00Input Session
Hotel: Who is your customer?
14:00 – 15:15Input Session
Rohm & Stoffner: Contribution
possibilities in Tirol and newest
information about the Startups
programs by Schulte – Law&Taxes
15:45Departure Igls Valley station and Seefeld
17.00 – 21:00Visit to Hackaton Seefeld in Tourism Networking
Optional: Business Model check with expansion possibilities

Fr, 07.04.2017*

Parallel Sessions 
9:00 – 11:001-to-1 discussion with investors
9:00 – 11:001-to-1 discussion with
co-operation partners
11:00 – 12:00Travel to COWO
12:00 – 14:00Feedback round
and Working Lunch
* The agenda is subject to change
Join the Go Tirol Program
Discover Tirol as a promising business location for your startup while enjoying the amazing alpine landscape. Present your startup to potential investors and partners.

05.04 - 07.04.2017 @ Tirol, Austria
Date: 05.04 - 07.04.2017
Location: Tirol, Austria
Deadline: 05.03.2017

COWO - The highest Coworking-Space in the Alps

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- A participation to the Three Days Event
- Ticket to COWO included
The expenses regarding transportation from & to Go Tirol Program will not be reimbursed
Accommodation will be provided directly from Standortagentur Tirol
Event will be held in German.
Applying for this intense experience is straight forward. Please press the “Apply now” button and fill out the provided questionnaire and submit your application. Afterward, we will contact you for a personal interview.
Rolling Admission. Admission deadline: 26.02.2017
We are looking forward to your application!