Grand Opening

weXelerate – the largest startup and innovation hub in CEE – officially opened its doors in November 2017. With an exciting opening program including an engaging keynote by Paul Hughes and the amazing Stuart Freeman hosting the show, we set the cornerstone for an unforgettable and highly successful night. Later, Max the Sax took the stage by storm and nearly 2000 guests celebrated Europe’s new epicentre of innovation in the heart of Vienna.

weXelerate's team at the Grand Opening
Max the Sax at weXelerate's Grand OpeningHappy guests at weXelerate's Grand Opening
Paul Hughes at weXelerate's Grand Opening

weXelerate’s Grand Opening

Year: 2017
Occasion: Opening of startup & innovation hub
Location: weXelerate HQ
Attendees: 2000

Website: wexelerate.com

Paul Hughes (IRE), Max the Sax (AUT), Stuart Freeman (host, UK), Eveline Steinberger-Kern (AUT), Andreas Brandstetter (AUT), Andreas Bierwirth (GER), Oliver Holle (AUT), Markus Wagner (AUT), Stephan Jung (AUT), Dominik Greiner (AUT), DJ Max Sukaly Moody (AUT), DJ Felix the Houserat (AUT), DJ The Swing Bot (AUT)

Red Bull Red Bull


Kurier Kurier

Post AG Post AG

Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien Raiffeisen NÖ-Wien

Heineken Heineken

Wien Energie Wien Energie


“With this opening you have made history in the area of business parties. It was like a blue chip IPO.”JULIAN WIEHL