Vienna has become more international, it has caught up in terms of startup subsidies and growing access to markets and capital offers for tech startups in particular.
In addition, there is a stable economy, a well-trained workforce and a top infrastructure.
No wonder, then, that the number of Vienna coworking spaces and startup hubs has risen sharply in recent years. Here, freelancers and company founders alike find the right environment not only to share office space, meeting rooms or kitchens with many other like-minded people but also to exchange their experiences and participate in workshops.
1. Vienna is a startup metropolis
When it comes to start-ups, Vienna has long since overtaken Silicon Valley. The “Global Talent Competitiveness Index” ranks Vienna in fourth place worldwide, ahead of Berlin and San Francisco.
2. Vienna offers a perfect location
Vienna is not only the gateway to the CEE market but also the ideal place to assert yourself in the largest European market with a common language – the DACH market.
3. Vienna is attracting more and more investors
According to the EY startup barometer, 138 million euros were invested in Austrian startups. This is four times as much as in 2016. The majority of the investments went to the federal capital.
4. Vienna is an international hotspot
In Vienna international orientation is guaranteed by the high proportion of foreign students (over 27%). With a startup visa, foreign high-tech entrepreneurs can set up their own business in Austria.
5. Vienna – the most livable city in the world
For the tenth year in a row, Vienna was named the most liveable city in the world by Mercer. The unique balance between excellent quality of life and affordable prices makes Vienna a city where you can live and work under the best conditions. Austria’s capital also ranks first in the rankings of the Economist Intelligence Unit for the second time in succession. With 99.1 out of 100 points, Vienna is ahead of Melbourne, Sydney and Osaka.
So Vienna is definitely an ideal city for startups, but when choosing a coworking, it’s not just about finding office space. It’s fundamental to find a community of professionals that suit you and your startup. Because working together with like-minded people will inspire, support, and help you to develop innovative solutions for your company. Talent Garden focuses exclusively on the innovation industry and is a leader in connecting tech and digital innovators with potential partners and investors. Our campus offers 5000m2 of creative, state-of-the-art office space, a variety of educational and learning programs, numerous events for the tech and digital community. And last but not least an ecosystem of 3500 talents spread across 26 campuses in 8 countries across Europe that you will be instantly a part of. With one membership you will open the door to Europe and your startup can scale.