Shaping the future of society by incubating your web3 ideas and helping to bring them on the way.

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Key Facts

  • Pitch Competition

  • Financing date: „First money in“ (Pre-Seed)

  • Financing: up to EUR 25,000

  • Target group: natural persons (founders) and start-ups in the (pre-) founding phase

What to expect

We invest up to 25 kEUR per winning startup. We’ll host startup competitions in Vienna, Bratislava, Belgrade and Tibilis.

  • First money-in investment of up to 25 kEUR.
  • Investor’s Relations: worth 1.500 EUR workshop for fundraising
  • Lifetime Network Partner at Block&Wine: plus 1x Sponsoring Package at Block&Wine
  • Industry Workshop: worth 1.500 EUR workshop for industry applications
  • web3 deep-dive: worth 1.500 EUR workshop for business modelling in web3

Deal Flow

We connect start-ups with investors who want to invest.

Match Making

We match start-ups and investors.

Visibility & Network

We provide access to market and ecosystem.

Our Team

Georg Brameshuber

Head of Block and Start

Robby Schwertner

Head of Growth

Sofia Surma

Head of Block&Wine

Clemens Otto



Block&Wine is a networking event hosted by blockchain enthusiasts for blockchain enthusiasts. The #1 Austrian Blockchain Community at the heart of the Viennese tech scene.
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Pitch & Application Criteria:

  • Elevator pitch
  • Who? What? Your vision and idea?
  • Founded <1 year

Application checklist

  • What to submit:
    • Pitch deck / business model of the company / project / idea
    • CVs of core team members
    • Prototype solution: which problem do you want to solve?
    • Funding/investment received?
    • Public profile: landing page, social media, news, publications / whitepapers, patents?
    • Testimonials / Advisors / Partners / Guides?
    • Please apply by email only. (25MB size limit!)
  • Topics:
    • web 3, metaverse, NFT, blockchain technology
    • AI/VR/AR for web3
    • web3 payment solutions, web3 FinTech, DeFi
    • gaming & art for web3
    • cyber security, identity/SSI
    • blockchain & web3 use cases for industry, real estate, mobility
    • web3 & sustainability, web3 EduTech and financial literacy
    • media & content creation in web3
    • working in the metaverse

  • Solutions with an added value to society (#ReturnOnSociety), diversity, women in tech encouraged!
  • Application Deadline:
    Batch 2 – tba

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