Blurred Frontiers

The ultimate meeting point for 2500 bold, pioneering entrepreneurs to look into the future and beyond. A global community of selected startups, executives and investors join forces under the roof of the 500-year-old Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna to redefine human tech frontiers. A yearly event of which the 2017 edition won the Bea World 'Best Conference 2017' Award.

Who Is It For


Apply for Pioneers500 and have the chance to attend, pitch, and exhibit at Pioneers'18. For free.

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Find 500 highly promising investment opportunities in early and growth stage startups.

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Meet young innovative teams working on the technology critical to your industry.

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Startup Program

Why should you participate? How do you apply? Check the answers of these and more questions at our FAQ section.


Thursday-Friday • May 24-25


Agenda is subject to change.


Key Partners


Media Partners

Network Partners

Product Partners


Regular Pass
Investors and Corporates
€1290 excl. VAT
ENDED Price increase May 4
Late Comer
Investors and Corporates
€1490 excl. VAT
ENDED from May 4
Startup Pass
Early-stage startups
FREE incl. FUN
Regular Ticket Bundle
Groupticket and multi-event access

Match and Meet

The more our events grew, the harder it was to pick out the people you absolutely have to meet.

Challenge solved! Get in front of that startup, company or investor who  can change your world. Every participant has access to our smart Match  & Meet recommendation.

Plan your trip

Check out recommended flights and accommodation in Vienna.

Fly smart and choose the right place for your stay in beautiful Vienna during Pioneers'18. Make the most of your trip.



Event Venue


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24-25 May 2018

Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna, Austria

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