Founders’ Day 7 June 2019

Start-up presentations on the occasion of the European Tolerance Talks in Fresach.
The nominated start-ups for the Fresach Idea Competition will be presented here soon.


Applications for the Elevator-Pitches on June 7th, 2019                                                                                   Friday, 17 May

Start-ups and founders with ideas and solutions for tourism and
the development of rural regions should explain on how
their solutions benefits people living in rural regions.

(1) Describe your business model in one sentence
(2) Which problem are you solving with your product/solution?
(3) Which are the markets your are interested in and how would you want to acquire customers/users?
(4) How do you differ from competitors and what is your USP?

Selection of candidates for the pitch on June 7th, 2019                            Wednesday, 22 May

Registration of selected Start-ups (presenters, participants)
by E-Mail to in order to book hotel
accommodation and conference registration.                                             Friday, 24 May
(Accommodation incl. Breakfast is payed for by organiser)

Submit the ppt presentation decks for the Elevator-Pitch to                                                                                   Wednesday 29 May

The ppt-presentation decks should consist of max. 7 Charts
The presentations should last 5 minutes

Arrival of presenters / Start-ups (by car, by rail to Paternion)
Accommodation in Fresach on 6 and/or 7 June
Shuttle Service between Paternion and Fresach

Participation in discussions during the day                                                Friday 7 June
All day the possibility to prepare for presentations

4 p.m. Talk (Technology & Digitalisation)
Why digitalisation offers opportunities for the future
Innovation scientist Petra Schaper-Rinkel

4.30 p.m. Tolerance Forum (Economy & Digitalisation)
Start-up and Go! New recipes for disadvantaged regions.
Which political and economical strategies are required?

6 – 7 p.m. Break

7 – 10 p.m. Pitches (Innovation & Technology)
Founder ideas 2019 and their potential for regions
Start-ups present their ideas incl. audience voting.

8 a.m. Breakfast of all candidates and participants
at Gasthof zum Wirt                                                                                     Saturday 8 June

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