This year, the international start-up scene is gathered with 2500 guests at the Hofburg in Vienna. It is a unique meeting of entrepreneurs, start-up companies, students, bloggers, journalists, and pioneers of tomorrow. 60 renowned Speaker, Matt Mullenweg (founder of WordPress), Adam Cheyer (founder of Siri), Esther Dyson (VSC, Chairman of EDventure Holdings) and Lars Hinrichs (founder of XING) gather on two stages. On the main stage, the Trailblazers Track”, current and future technology and innovation trends discusses interactively. The Trailblazers Track”used to be inspired, to get to know the start up industry and the driving forces behind it, to give a glimpse of the future and to discuss topics such as Medtech and big data. On the second stage, the startup Academy”, allows all interested parties from the Know-How of various founders and insiders to profit. Here the best mentors, including Peter Vesterbacka (CMO angry birds) Bjorn Lasse Hermann (founder start-up genome) and Sean Ellis tell (lean startup guru) from their successes and recipes. Each participant learns valuable tips that will advance the own start-up. The Conference days in the Entrepreneurship, innovation and technology convince Hofburg Imperial Palace with a mix of panel discussions, lectures and interactive workshops around the area. Through local and international focus events, entertainment, extreme sports sessions, gaming, and a huge Halloween-closing party Festival mood arises. Tickets are Early Bird only up to the 28.09.12 available. Pioneers hackathon who still advance 24 hours to chop, is supported by the first group, invited to the 27.10.12 to the pioneers hackathon. Each Member of the two winning teams wait 1,337 euro each and every team that can present a finished prototype at the end of the hackathons, can get tickets for the pioneers Festival. There is more information to participate. Red Bull Airshow the STARTeurope team pioneers liner has been at the Red Bull Airshow in Vienna, the Brigittenau Bay daring made the challenge, a new world record to set up their home-built aircraft. The pioneers liner astronauts delivered a great show and managed more than nine remarkable metres distance. A big thanks to our partners and Support: Skolkovo Foundation, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, mingo, SpeedInvest, impulse/austriawirtschaftsservice.