Juergen is the Co-Founder of Pioneers, the company behind the annual Pioneers Festival. His main responsibility is in Corporate Development and Product Development. Previous to Pioneers, Juergen was the Co-Founder of STARTeurope, organizing weekend events for local startup communities throughout Europe called Startup Live.

Juergen studied International Business Administration at Vienna University of Economics and Business as well as at the Carlson School of Management (Minneapolis/USA).

Pioneers is an international platform positioned at the intersection of entrepreneurship and innovative future technologies. The Company is dedicated to inspiring, informing and educating people about how innovative technologies enable proactive thinkers and makers to create projects for solving the world’s biggest challenges. As a globally acting company, Pioneers not only sets the stage for future technologies and entrepreneurship to flourish, it also considers itself one of the key architects within startup communities. Therefore Pioneers writes about technology and entrepreneurship, as well as organizes events including Pioneers Festival and Pioneers Unplugged to establish and connect communities around the globe.

Twitter: @JuergenFurian