Startup Call is an Open Innovation method that allows you to establish direct contact with relevant startups and skill teams.
The Call can be executed in form of a competion, innovation challenge or partnership call within your Build or Partner strategy of working with startups.
Analyze & Setup

We analyze your target group and set up conversion-optimized landing page on

Boost Reach

We promote your Startup Call across all of StartUs’ Channels

Deliver Applications

We deliver pre-screened applications according to your criteria

Content Marketing

Content marketing based on the storytelling approach about your Startup Call and its advantages for startups in your industry:

  • Article published on StartUs Magazine
  • Promoted on all social media channels
  • Featured on the homepage as the main article for 1 day and continuously in other categories
Social Media

Recommendation-based, conversion-oriented push promotion through the following channels:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

Sourcing through our exclusive network covering 50 European cities:

  • 250 StartUs Ambassadors - local Community Managers, Entrepreneurs and Opinion Leaders
  • 40+ Partner Organizations - leading accelerators, incubators and VCs

Enriching our findings with our data mining expertise:

  • We use semantic search technologies to find relevant startups and add information through an exclusive list of meta databases powered by Artificial Intelligence
Innovators reached monthly
Startups and emerging companies analyzed
StartUs Ambassadors in Europe
Organizations innovationg with StartUs Insights

Borealis is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. StartUs Insights
organized Europe’s largest materials hackathon for Borealis.

With Open Innovation solution we identified key ideas and skill teams to sprint-develop market applications of a newly developed plastic material by Borealis AG. We generated 170+ applications from 20 European cities.

Leading global automotive supplier Magna partnered with StartUs Insights to boost their European innovation pipeline.

Innovation Scouting and Continuous Monitoring enables Magna to identify, map and monitor emerging technologies in the mobility industry. The Startup Call “Driving the Future of Mobility” strengthens Magna’s brand in the startup community and establishes contact with highly relevant startups.

PortXL is the world's unique accelerator program focusing on startups in port-related industries.

The accelerator partnered with StartUs Insights on setting up a Startup Call and increase the number of relevant applications from the European startups. As a result 2 startups were accepted to the program.

Verbund is one of Europe's largest producers of electricity from hydropower.

The Austrian company hosted Innovation Challenges
to explore solutions on sonification, neural networks, and decentralized electricity generation.