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Pioneers Festival is an invite-only event which brings the 500 most promising tech startups to meet with the world’s top investors and executives at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna.
#Pioneers17
It’s where success stories are shared, new technology gets into the spotlight and networking goes viral.

►►► EARLY BIRD TICKET until January 2017
bit.ly/PF17-tickets_FE
►►► Startup? Apply for Pioneers500 and get 2 free tickets
bit.ly/PF17-P500-Apply-FE

❝ Startups look to Vienna as next big thing ❞
– New York Times

In 2016, over 1000 outstanding entrepreneurs joined over 300 investors, 350 executives, 400 tech aficionados and 150 international tech media in a dynamic set-up.
You can check out the selected startups who attended 2016 bit.ly/p500_FE

❝ Probably the highest density of game changers in tech per m2. ❞
– RedBull Bulletin

Besides the 2 days of inspiring keynotes, workshops and future tech exhibitions, other perks include:

✔ Access to our matchmaking tool and pre-schedule 1-on-1 meetings for a productive networking experience
✔ Hand-on workshops on startup – corporate collaboration best practices and case studies
✔ Access to 4 stages of inspiring & educating content on founder stories and product strategies from 100+ speakers from influential companies
✔ Access to after parties (incl. food & beverage)
✔ Access to side-events and special invitations

▸▸ 2017 Confirmed Speakers Line-up:

■ Andrew Chen // UBER
■ Naveen Jain // MOON EXPRESS
■ Behshad Behzadi // GOOGLE
■ Brianne Kimmel // ZENDESK
■ Adam Stradling // BITCOIN.COM
■ Perry Despeignes // AUGUR
■ Mik Stroyberg // LEMONSQUEEZE
■ Babak Hodjat // SENTIENT
■ Johannes Reck // GETYOURGUIDE
■ Leslie Dewan // TRANSATOMIC POWER
■ Jessica Erickson // 500 STARTUPS

Past speakers include:

■ Manoj Bhargava (Billions in Change, 5-hour energy)
■ Jimmy Wales (Founder of Wikipedia)
■ Dean Kamen (FIRST, Segway, SlingShot)
■ Simon P. Worden (Nasa Ames, Breakthrough Initiatives)
■ Emmett Shear (Founder of Twitch, Partner at Y Combinator)
■ Tim Draper (DFJ and “the creator of viral marketing”)
■ Joe Lonsdale (Eight VC)
■ Nicole Glaros (Techstars)
■ Chris Sheldrick (What3Words)
■ Eric Gradman & Brent Bushnell (Two Bit Circus)
■ And many more …

SEE OUR VIDEO LIBRARY FROM 2016
bit.ly/PF17-video-FE

You might also be interested in smaller, industry focused, events coming up this year:

► Mobility.Pioneers // FEBRUARY 7 & 8, 2017 // MUNICH
bit.ly/Mobility-FE
► Fintech.Pioneers // FEBRUARY 16 & 17, 2017 // BERLIN
bit.ly/Fintech-FE
► Health.Pioneers // SEPTEMBER 6 & 7, 2017 // PARIS
bit.ly/Health-FE
► Retail.Pioneers // OCTOBER 18 & 19, 2017 // STOCKHOLM
bit.ly/Retail-FE
► Industry.Pioneers // DECEMBER 5 & 6, 2017 // MADRID
bit.ly/Industry-FE