Choose your topic of expertise and show how you are creating impact.


The Acceleration Topic Track focuses on early stage tech startups that develop interesting and innovative business models and technologies in the following acceleration areas:

  • Sustainability
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Industry 4.0
  • Financial Services
  • Health Tech

All participants of the topic track also have the opportunity to compete for a direct investment by the INNOVATION EXCELLENCE PARTNER RLB Steiermark.


RLB Steiermark as an Investor and Strategic Partner

As the leading bank of the state of Styria, Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark (RLB) is supporting entrepreneurship, startups and industrial innovation across all industries.

As the Innovation Excellence Partner of the TECHHOUSE ACCELERATOR, RLB does not only offer an investment for our startups and tech teams, but also offers follow up investments and fundamentally important financial services that are tailored to the needs of founders and entrepreneurs through its startup bank TATEN Bank.

As part of the international Raiffeisen conglomerate, RLB is also a powerful strategic partner with contacts to potential industry clients and markets all over Europe.

Customized Coachings
Access to growth capital
Housing Support
4 Months Office Space
Industry Mentor

What we offer participants through this track

Chance of direct investment
Network of growth capital
4-month free office space
Housing support
Immediate client exposure
Customized coachings
8-month residency program
Access to maker space



As the sustainable usage of resources and the ethical treatment of our planet becomes a core business necessity, so are solutions and ideas. Let’s create impact on our planet, business and society together. Open for all startups and teams in the area of Sustainability.

Artificial Intelligence

This game-changing technology finds application in various industries and is a core competency for companies, that want to stay competitive on a global scale. Show us how you are using AI to change the world and what problem your application solves. Open for all startups and teams in the area of Artificial Intelligence.

Industry 4.0

With digital tools the 4th industrial revolution is changing how things are produced, connected, sold, and secured. Show us how your approach reshapes the industrial landscape and how you revolutionize the way manufacturers, engineers, and production sites work. Open for all startups and teams in the area of Industry 4.0.

Financial Services

The digital age and new laws and regulations have been continuously disrupting the financial service industry. As new players and opportunities are arising all around the world, show us how you are challenging traditional financial institutions with your transformative approach. Open for all startups and teams in the area of Financial Services.

Health Tech

Modern technologies like AI and enhanced analytics are changing the way modern medicine works. In addition, new challenges like the current pandemic have shown us how digital tools can be applied to drive patient-centricity and geographic independence. Show us how you are changing medicine and healthcare through technology and innovation. Open for all startups and teams in the area of Health Tech.

Hannes Meixner

Head of Corporate & Treasury Solutions
„As Styria’s leading bank we promote innovation as an investor and strategic partner.“

Martina Hölzl

Startups and Digitalization
„Through TATEN-Bank we support founders on their way to the future.“

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