Side areas

Startup financing & funding in Upper Austria

Startups are always on the lookout for funding opportunities. We have listed the most important funding/financing opportunities in Upper Austria and Austria for you here.

Good to know

Icon light bulb

Are you a startup but not yet with tech2b?
Then contact Business Upper Austria now for funding advice.

Are you a tech2b startup?
Then ask your lead consultant right away.

As INCUBATE Startup you have preferential conditions with KGG/UBG.

Startup funding programs frequently used in Upper Austria

Startup funding agencies in Upper Austria

Funding agency Brief description Offer Link
Subsidized consulting measures
of the Upper Austrian Chamber of Commerce
Funding is available for small and medium-sized enterprises
and start-ups in the foundation phase
  • Company foundation
  • Business succession
  • Digitization/Innovation
WKO start-up service
Business Upper Austria - OÖ.
Business Agency GmbH
From startups to SMEs to industrial companies
the contact point for your challenges
  • Business location offers in Upper Austria
  • Authority file and approval procedure
  • Search for cooperation partners, suppliers and company-related services
  • Advice on recruiting specialists and training employees
  • Financing and funding opportunities
Business Upper Austria
OÖ. Kreditgarantiegesellschaft m.b.H. (KGG) / OÖ. Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft m.b.H. (UBG) Guarantees and company participation
  • Financial advice (initial consultation and advice is always free of charge)
  • Upper Austrian start-up fund (incl. liability for follow-up loan; financial resources provided by the province of Upper Austria)
  • Equity guarantee (collateralization of deposits by third parties)
  • Standard guarantee (collateral for a loan)
  • Upper Austrian high-tech fund


Upper Austrian high-tech fund

Export Center Upper Austria Promotion measures in the export sector
  • Free export advice and export check
  • Subsidized export consulting with certified export consultants
  • Go International (funding for market development abroad)
  • EIP Upper Austria - Export Internationalization Program of the Province of Upper Austria
Export Center Upper Austria
Creative Region Linz & Upper Austria Support for start-ups in the creative industries
  • Coaching of entrepreneurs
  • Further training and knowledge transfer
  • Networking
Creative Region Linz & Upper Austria
Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH (aws)
  • aws funding advice (free advice sessions)
  • i2 Business Angels: is the independent startup - investor matching service of the aws. The service has been offered since 1997 and is now used by over 420 investors.
  • Equity Finder: This central and free contact marketplace provides start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises with transparent market access to the investor scene in order to quickly become visible there.
  • Global Incubator Network Austria (GIN): brings Austrian start-ups to the world's most innovative start-up hubs (Singapore, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Mainland China and South Korea) with the GO ASIA internationalization programmes and networks them with international strategic partners (corporates, investors, etc.).
Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH (aws)
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
  • Promotional service & advice
  • Funding for research and development
  • Funding for cooperation with research institutions
  • European and international programs
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
WordPress Cookie Plugin by Real Cookie Banner