aws Industry-Startup.Net

aws Industry-Startup.Net is a neutral matching service for start-ups as well as companies (SMEs and large companies) that are interested in cooperation. New funding opportunities and calls.

Field of business

All industries

Size of the company

Start-upsG, SMEsG and corporatesG

Phase of development

Start-ups: pre-seed, seed and growth phase – up to 6 years after market entry

SMEsG and corporatesG: no restrictions


  • Registration at and provision of the relevant documents (filling out profile data, matching questionnaire and for start-ups: upload pitchdeck,)
  • Start-ups with innovative technologies, services or products, clear USP, comprehensible cooperation needs and readines

Fields of cooperation

  • Technology partnership
  • R&D / prototyping / product development
  • pilot projects / use cases
  • Market access strategy / distribution partnership
  • Know-how exchange / open innovation

What are the cooperation motives of our SMEs and corporates?

  • Gain innovative impulses
  • Promote entrepreneurial thinking
  • Get to know the start-up culture
  • Receive alternative perspectives for their own challenges
  • Discover new products for existing customers
  • Develop new markets together

Success rate

90 %

Type of financing

Connecting service for cooperation



Additional support

aws Equity
aws Guarantee

  • Start-ups and corporates not located in Austria
  • Start-ups and corporates who do not have their main focus of activity in Austria / who are not planning to have their main focus in Austria

Application and approval process

  • Register on the website and then log in on the start page by clicking on "Login".
  • Choose "aws Industry-Startup.Net" in your dashboard. You will receive a confirmation via e-mail.
  • Your registration will be processed by the aws Connect team (initial consultation, preparation of documents for start-ups)
  • Ongoing e-mailing of documents to suitable SMEs and corporates
  • The introduction of start-ups to those SMEs and corporates that express interest.
  • In addition, participants of aws Industry-Startup.Net will be informed about relevant matching events regularly

Duration of approval

Confirmation of the general aws Connect registration within one working day, admission to aws Industry-Startup.Net within 7 working days

Your contact

Mag. Dusan Todorovic
Mag. Dusan Todorovic
Jasmin Moradzadeh, MSc
Jasmin Moradzadeh, MSc