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March 21, 2016

Win a free trip to Pioneers Vienna

Pioneers Competition

Win a free trip to Pioneers, Vienna with Welcome & Startup Europe

Welcome and Startup Europe have teamed up with the Pioneers Festival to offer an amazing opportunity to 8 early stage European startups.

2 members of your team will travel to Vienna, Austria for 3 nights courtesy of the Welcome project and Startup Europe with 2 tickets to Pioneers festival provided through the Pioneers500 initiative.

The festival takes place 24th – 25th May 2016.

We’re looking for the most promising early stage tech startups from Berlin, Dublin, Milan, Madrid and Salamanca to attend Pioneers to:

  • network like crazy
  • meet international top-notch investors & accelerators
  • make business with corporate representatives
  • exchange ideas with like-minded founders
  • receive first-class international media exposure
  • consume unchallenged level of inspiration
  • access new tools and know-how through empowering key-notes & masterclasses
  • and with a bit of luck win the grand prize of the Pioneers Challenge

Apply now!


WELCOME is a project under the Startup Europe initiative that aims to build a pan-European tech startup ecosystem. To that end, Welcome links startups from five vibrant EU ecosystems — Berlin, Dublin, Madrid, Milan and Salamanca, to customers, VCs, business angels, corporates, mentors and other startups. The project targets aspiring entrepreneurs as well as early and late stage startups with activities enabling them to grow across borders and access the right combination of finance while helping corporates identify the best talents.

This competition is part of Welcome’s Europass Programme

About Pioneers

Pioneers is a global relationship builder in tech that provides infrastructures and services to facilitate meaningful business relationships within its juried community. These services inspire, empower and connect the most promising early-stage technology companies with corporations, investors, industry experts, and international media with the goal to increase their rate of economical success and positive impact on society.