Strategic Partners

BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach.

As part of the cooperation with weXelerate, BearingPoint works together with start-ups bringing in the know-how of the whole BearingPoint network and to develop new business areas with them and the corporates in the weXelerate ecosystem and to support start-ups in their development connecting them with established companies in the European market.

The company operates in three units: Consulting, Solutions and Ventures. Consulting covers business and technology advisory; Solutions provides the tools for successful digital transformation, regulatory technology and advanced analytics; Ventures drives the financing and development of start-ups. BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 75 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.


Hyve – The Innovation Company

The world’s first one-stop shop for innovation under one roof

Within the last two decades, HYVE has established itself as a leading innovation company beyond national borders. We work across industries to identify new fields of growth and work on the development of future product generations in the digital age. We are the speedboat helping corporate tankers to innovate using a lean approach in order to experience the disruptive changes of today. Over 70% of the DAX (German Stock Index) and about 50% of the ATX (Austrian Traded Index) companies are among HYVE’s satisfied customers, as well as many international and small and medium-sized companies. In addition, political institutions, associations and research centers are an important customer group for HYVE.


KPMG Smart Start

The Smart Start team from KPMG Austria supports start-ups in each stage of their business life cycle, from establishing operations and raising capital to international expansion to complying with regulatory requirements. With its extensive network, KPMG Smart Start takes on a key position in the start-up ecosystem.

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 152 countries and have 189,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity.

KPMG in Austria is a part of the international KPMG network. Running eight locations with 1.450 employees we are always near our clients. Our professionals know the local market conditions and deliver you a high quality Audit, Tax and Advisory support.



Hackabu is Europe’s fastest-growing growth agency.

They go beyond the buzzword and form actionable growth strategies and run growth experiments for early stage startups like Herosphere and Friendseek, as well as corporates like Post and A1. The company’s strong team of growth experts joins forces with their clients to build teams and thus find all the sweet spots of growth. They believe in execution, experimentation and data-based decision-making.