invest.austria is Austria's leading network for investors of the pre-IPO capital market. The non-profit association has set itself the goal of supporting innovation throughout Austria - by promoting and professionalizing business angels, as well as venture capital and private equity companies. With now more than 350 members, the organization has become one of the most important cornerstones for the domestic financing ecosystem.

Criteria for financing

Criteria for funding are project dependent & range from early to late stage. The focus is on Austria and/or the DACH region, but also open for CEE & beyond.

Volume of financing

Our members and Investors cover the entire pre-IPO funding cycle (from early to late stage). Ticket sizes start at 50.000€.

Scope of services

  • Networking with angel investors, venture capital & private equity funds,family offices, foundations & corporates
  • Legal expertise through our Tax & Legal Committee
  • Education & training formats (e.g. Investors Academys, Masterclasses)
  • Networking with startups
  • Representing the interests of investors of the pre-IPO capital market
  • Strengthening of visibility and relevance in politics and society
  • Organization of events (e.g. invest.austria conference, Startup World Cup)


Vienna, Austria


Stiftgasse 21/28
1070 Vienna


Contact persons

Arnaud Béasse
Managing Director

Daniela Haunstein
Managing Director

Nikolaus Futter
Chairman of the Board