Establishing a Business-Plan Competition in Austria: ‘ideas to business’


Enhancing the technologically innovative strength of the Austrian economy by promoting start-up companies

Problem-Solving Approach

Joining the forces of private companies and organizations under public law as sponsors of the initiative


Organizing a business-plan competition to support technology-based business ideas:


In the first year: 134 business ideas received and 58 business plans completed


2016: Almost 18,000 website visits on average per month (; 395 specific business ideas recorded, 230 business plans qualified for the competition


i2b Austria-wide well established as an initiative that enhances the preparation of business concepts and plannings in written form


Actually, a considerable number of start-ups successfully founded

March 2021

‘Best Management Consultants 2021’: T. K. Hamann among the top 3 consultancies for sales, after sales, and CRM

The 2021 ranking ‘Beste Unternehmensberater [Best Management Consultants]’ by the German business magazine brand eins and the business data portal Statista has just been published.


T. K. Hamann takes a top position in this with a shared second place in the field of ‘Sales, After Sales, CRM’.  In addition, we are honored for the sector ‘Auto & Suppliers’ and the functional area ‘Strategy Development’.


We are grateful to all our clients, the entire team, and business partners who have worked with us since our founding in late 2016.  Together, we will continue to consequently pursue quality leadership in our disciplines.

For this year’s ranking, 2,334 colleagues determined the best management consultancies according to their perception by industry and functional practice area.  Subsequently, assessments were obtained from the clients.  For this purpose, 1,100 senior executives were provided with a list of the recommended consultancies for each industry and work area clients via online survey; another 234 senior executives (Head of Strategy, Head of Business Development, etc.) from DAX, M-DAX, S-DAX and Tec-DAX companies were specifically invited to participate in the survey.