BETAPITCH Vienna is returning to sektor5, looking for the best startups in town! On May 4th, up to 10 startups will pitch on the stage for the main prize - a trip to Berlin where the founders attend the Investors day and compete with the other global winners at the BETAPITCH global finals. Who won it before?, Vienna Skill Smiths, Drystorm and Flatout.

Read about the winner

Alumni startups

  • handcheque


    A smart card that allows you to store all your loyalty, gift and payment cards on one device.
  • StoreMe


    A platform that brokers storage space sharing.
  • Leichtgemacht


    Austria’s first calculator for comparing moving companies’ prices with instant results.
  • World Population Project

    World Population Project

    The largest dataset of its kind, mapping every person in the world by age and estimating their life expectancy.
  • SmartNinja 


    A coding school for beginners and advanced learners offering classes for a variety of coding languages.
  • Vienna Würstelstand

    Vienna Würstelstand

    A digital magazine and urban living guide with a highly innovative and diverse business model.


  • sektor5


    The winner of this BETAPITCH wins 2 flex desks for 3 months at sektor5 coworking space! Unlock the unique start-up support of sektor5 and betahaus, connections to investors and media contacts included!


    The winner will go for a trip to Berlin to pitch at BETAPITCH Global against the other global finalists. Taking place at betahaus | Berlin on November 11th, along with the final pitch off the founder will also get to attend our Investors Day. This great networking event gathers the major players in European startup scene where the startup founders attend investors' office hours, workshops and panel discussion.
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

    One winning team gets half-day workshop at AITs Experience Lab on UX / VR & AR
  • 5starts test panel

    5starts test panel

    One team wins a test panel, facilitated and hosted by 5stars. This includes hosting, moderation and evaluation.


Team Vienna

  • Floor Drees

    Floor Dreessektor5

    Since August 2014, Floor has been the Managing Director for sektor5. In 2016 she co-founded in-house accelerator 5starts, currently in it's 3rd batch. Floor is also the start-up mentor for the Creative Region (Linz) accelerator.

  • Yves Schulz

    Yves Schulzsektor5

    Currently a Coworking and Shared Office Consultant, Pitch Trainer and Co-founder of Snapdelivery, Yves founded sektor5 in 2010. He’s on the board of advisors for AustrianStartups.

  • Petra Grozdic

    Petra Grozdic

    As Junior Program Manager for 5starts Petra is responsible for event organisation and sees that daily business at sektor5 runs smoothly.