We need to be convinced.

Behind the start-up ticket is a team of professionals: Markus, Heinrich, Marloes, Birgit and the team of merchandise professionals from REWE Group Category Management. They will be at your side from A to Z. Never forget: Our success is your success!

Markus Kuntke


Head of Trend & Innovation Management
REWE International AG

Marloes Voermans


Founding Partner – Managing Director
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Heinrich Prokop


Founding Partner – Managing Director
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Birgit Polster


Financing expert for Start-ups GründerCenter Erste Bank

Take a look behind the scene.

Big names are behind the Start-Up Ticket! We give innovative founders the chance to make the most out of their idea. Through targeted support the best products will eventually make it onto the shelves of BIPA, MERKUR and BILLA. But who are the brands behind the Start-Up Ticket?

REWE International AG is the leading local supplier of high-quality food and drugstore products throughout Austria. Always on the lookout for the latest, coolest products for customers, a team of experienced marketing and sales professionals at REWE International AG advises the start-ups on all sales-related factors and marketing measures. The aim is to achieve the right listing for the product and thus optimise sales success.

The experts from Clever Clover provide start-ups with advice and support in coaching sessions and offer tailor-made support on the subject of supply chain, positioning and internationalisation. They analyse the market relevance and sustainability of the business model of the product or idea and bring it on track.

As one of the largest banking groups in Austria, Erste Bank has been supporting start-ups for many years. You can draw on a wealth of experience in the areas of financing, implementation and growth. Together with the founders, capital and insurance requirements are determined and financing clarified.

We convinced you? Great, then apply now.

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