The start-up program by “OekoBusiness Wien” and “Impact Hub” to create a better, more sustainable city.
Our initiative “Re:Wien” supports entrepreneurs having ideas for a better, smarter, greener, healthier and more inclusive Vienna. The program is supported by the City of Vienna and benefits from a network of experts and 61 entrepreneurs who have already been supported in the last 6 years.
Deadline Oct 20, 18:00
What You Get
Through a two days bootcamp followed by 4 month of acceleration, RE:WIEN works with ventures to develop their ideas further into impactful, solid and sustainable businesses.
2 DAYS BOOTCAMP
Get input from professionals in the field and industry experts. Our expert pool is curated of OekoBuinsess Wien and Impact Hub Vienna.
4 MONTHS ACCELERATION
Cover topics like the basics of a sustainable business, marketing, sales, finance etc. hosted at Impact Hub Vienna.
EXPERTS SUPPORT by Business professionals and the city of Vienna officials
As a group, the ventures and companies will visit social enterprises in Vienna to get exposure to different business models.
4 month Impact Hub connect membership
Get key connections to corporate and agency stakeholder groups.
24. - 25.10.2022
Acceleration Program Kick-Off
How Does it Work
Take 3 min to fill in the idea registration form to apply for the program. We will check it for clarity and fit with the purpose of the program and give you feedback in up to 48h (working week).
The first stage of the program is the Bootcamp (more details below), where you will have the chance to develop your idea further and make a pitch deck on: Impact, Business and Team. You will have the chance to present your idea to an expert jury who will judge the fit to the program and suggest a certain support package for your venture.
It is a qualification not a selection process!
The Bootcamp will be followed by a 4 month acceleration program with 2 options of intensity:
- 3 Modules: Impact / Business and Finance
- Funding Opportunities Session
- Coaching Clinics
- 4 month Impact Hub connect membership
- + 2 extra Modules: Prototyping / Go-to-Market
- + expert diagnostic
- + individual coaching
- + learning journey
Participation in the Bootcamp is mandatory for participation in the support program.
All ideas have to be submitted by October 20th, 2022 18:00 CET. The registrations will be reviewed for quality and fit to the program on a continuous basis. Every registration will receive feedback in up to 48h (Monday-Friday).
Due to space constraints we can accept a maximum of 40 participants during this round. When we reach 40 qualified registrations, you will be added to the waiting list. So, if you have an idea or already a business you want to take forward, be quick and register!
Bootcamp in Detail
Bring your idea to the RE-WIEN Bootcamp on 24th-25th of October at Impact Hub Vienna. We promise you inspiration, feedback, support and connection to partners, city officials, experts and entrepreneurs that already participated in the program.
Location: Impact Hub Vienna – Event space
Time: 24th of October 2022 – 13pm – 6:00pm
25th of October 2022 – 9:30am – 7pm + Networking snacks and drinks
The Bootcamp will be led by
Sarah Haas – Former Expert for Climate Action, Participation and Urban Transitions for the City of Vienna, founder of [sic!] – students’ innovation centre, former participant in Re-Wien and community Manager of Impact Hub Vienna and
Evelina Lundqvuist – Sustainable business development consultant, communicator and podcaster. Zero waste, circular economy, interculturality and antiracism advocate. Co-creator of the Zero Waste Business Model Canvas and MethodKit for Sustainable Organisations. Serial co-founder, co-creator and award-winning social entrepreneur.
The City of Vienna expert feedback team will be led by Dr. Thomas Hruschka und DI Bertram Häupler from Öko Business Wien.
|13:00||Why ideas for the city|
|13:30||Participants connection and ideas mapping|
|17:30||Concluding Day 1|
|12:00||Pitch Deck Workout|
|13:30||Lunch with experts and alumni|
|17:30||90 seconds pitch|
We have received a great network and valuable contacts by participating in the RE:WIEN. Taking part in the program was definitely worth it!Cosimo Lippe Founder, Sud & Satz
My team and I are proud to be part of the funding program RE:WIEN. The support from the professional coaches, the different workshops and the exchange with the other participants was extremely helpful. Our project got a lot of constructive feedback with which we could develop new approaches.Alexander Kampfhammer Co-founder, VALUE
RE:WIEN is a great opportunity to push your project or venture in your own pace. What I particularly liked was the flexibility of the program. This makes sure that you get support exactly where you need it.Nadine Moser Founder, i trau mi
OekoBusiness Wien was launched in 1998 by the Municipal Department for Environmental Protection on behalf of the Vienna City Administration, with the purpose to help enterprises generate "green and clean" profits through ecological management practices that benefit both the environment and the enterprises, ensuring high quality and financial benefits in each company. OekoBusiness Wien offers a number of different program modules for large and small enterprises in a variety of industries. Due to professional support, workshops and access to relevant grants the aim of OekoBusiness Wien to improve the competitive position of Viennese businesses through more efficient use of resources (making full use of innovative potentials and cost saving opportunities), sustaining employment over the medium term, could be achieved.
Impact Hub Vienna
Impact Hub Vienna is a diverse community of founders, creatives, investors, established companies and NGOs who have one thing in common–we believe bold, entrepreneurial ideas can change the society for the better. At Impact Hub, people innovate with heart, balancing social responsibility with profitability to build a world that works for all. We support the growth of socially impactful business ideas and technologies by hosting a vibrant community, an inspiring space, customized accelerator programs and building collaborative partnerships. Impact Hub Vienna is also part of a global Impact Hub network of over 16,000 members in 100+ locations worldwide.