How To Hack The Crisis With Daniel Cronin, entrepreneur, lecturer, presenter, and keynote speaker.

He is the Co-Founder of the full-service app-agency allaboutapps, a joint venture of i5invest and runtastic, Co-Founder and Member of the Board of AustrianStartups (a non-profit to strengthen the entrepreneurial eco-system) and Co-Founder and partner of the Vienna Mentoring Group (, a mentoring program for early-stage startups.

He lectures at several universities, including the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, the Vienna University of Technology, and the Vienna University of Economics and Business. In October 2015, he joined the Board of the WWG – the Austrian Association of Advertising Sciences. In August 2016, he became a founding partner of the Vienna Mentoring Group (, a mentoring program for early-stage startups. In June 2019, he took on an additional role, joining FoundersLane, the leading independent corporate venture builder as a venture partner.

He has hosted more than 250 events on startups and innovation, including the Pioneers Festival, Bits & Pretzels, the FifteenSeconds Festival, The Spark – Der Deutsche Digitalpreis” (The German Digital Awards) and the “Tag der Deutschen Industrie” (Day of German Industry/TDI`17). In February 2018, he gave his US-debut hosting “Moving Forward” (a conference with an innovation focus) in New York.

Also, in 2018 he was invited to join the Future Leaders Program of the 15—Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum) in Kyoto, Japan.
He is nicknamed “The Pitch Professor” and is considered as one of the leading experts and trainers on pitching in Europe with more than 250 training held both for startups and large corporations.

Daniel has spoken to innovators, top executives and startups at Audi, Deutsche Bank, Lufthansa Technik, PWC, TEDx, Siemens, Peek & Cloppenburg, T-Mobile, Kapsch, Red Bull, Adidas, Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) and several others and global conferences about startups, culture, transformation, pitching, innovation and corporate-startup collaboration.

Interview Links

Hack The Crisis
Vienna Mentoring Group
A Ted Talk I held:
Red Bull / Parachute Pitching