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Up to 1,000 different start-ups are founded each year in Austria. Most of them have one thing in common: a good business idea. However, much more is needed for the long-term success of a company. In addition to personal energy and stamina, good people in the team and a little luck, competent legal advice and good networking are also required.

With our CMS equIP programme, we offer both to innovative entrepreneurs in the technology sector – from the first tentative steps to later growth phases, including support in the search for investors.  Here we can draw on a dense network of contacts relevant to the industry. And because we are convinced that good ideas shouldn’t fail due to a lack of legal advice, start-ups can even access our services at reduced prices.

CMS equIP member have access to:

  • Tech industry-focused legal advice across all areas of law at special discounted rates from a legal partner with experience of working with entrepreneurial companies of all sizes at every stage of growth
  • A menu of fixed fee services – transparent legal services specifically designed for technology start-up needs
  • Introductions to relevant industry players
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More about our equIP programme

CMS equIP is an exclusive programme for start-up businesses, which provides:

  • Industry introductions
  • An Active peer network
  • Access to other CMS equIP members
  • Exclusive training
  • Discounted legal advice


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