circle17 is a development programme that brings start-ups and established organisations together to explore boundaries. Stretch them, and find innovations in the diversity that emerges in the overlap. It’s fun. It’s vibrant. And in this fast-changing world, it’s essential. In order to collectively work towards a more resilient economy of Austria.
circle17 is managed by the two non-profit organisations respACT - austrian business council for sustainable development and AustrianStartups and is funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA). circle17 is a programme that fosters startup collaboration for the design of sustainable business models to the current sustainability challenges posed within business- and society at larger scale. These partnerships contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.