Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
Start-up Challenge


Until August 31st, 2019

Mercedes-Benz Österreich Vans and Pioneers are looking for the most innovative need of transportation for the new Sprinter and Mercedes PRO.



Factory300 Linz


20. September, 3:00pm

The main prize

The winning team will get a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (van or cab chassis with a platform) with MBUX and the connectivity- and fleet management solution of Mercedes PRO.

This is an exemplary picture of a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.


1. Apply

via the online form to take part in the competition and get the box with material to produce a great video

2. Make a video

and explain what you do and why you could use a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter for your business. No need for a complicated film, just use your phone and tell us what you do.

3. Pitch at the final

in the factory300 in Linz on the 20. September as one of 5 finalists to win.

The pre-selection and criteria

Your startup/product should not be older than 5 years. There has to be an innovative need for transportation, the idea should be creative, relevant and act as a role model for other startups and society.

Startups are preselected by:

Online voting

Mercedes-Benz Österreich


Meet the jury

Markus Berben-Gasteiger

Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans Österreich

Oliver Csendes

CEO Pioneers


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