Sergiu Ardelean
Founder Artivive

Hey there! I’m Sergiu Ardelean, a serial entrepreneur from Austria with a passion for pushing boundaries. I’m proud to have founded a highly successful Augmented Reality agency right in the heart of Vienna. Our agency served big names like Volkswagen and Audi, making waves in 42 countries around the world.Currently, I’m diving headfirst into an exciting startup venture that fuses haptic and digital art with the captivating power of augmented reality. It’s called Artivive. We now have offices in Europe, the US, and China, and an amazing community of 250,000 creatives spanning 190 countries.Artivive is collaborating with some of the most renowned museums and galleries in Vienna, Munich, San Francisco, Seoul, and Shanghai. It’s incredible to see how ready the art scene is to embrace augmented art and explore new dimensions of artistic expression.As a speaker, I have the privilege of traveling the world, sharing insights from my work in the arts and culture scene. It’s an incredible experience to connect with diverse audiences and inspire them with the exciting possibilities at the intersection of technology and creativity.Join me on this exhilarating journey as we redefine what art can be through the magic of augmented reality. Together, we’re creating a whole new world of artistic experiences!


Oct 24

12:30 - 12:55


Full Potential of Technology: Creating Value, Not Just Solutions

Sergiu Ardelean | Artivive

Michaela Konrad | Creator

Oct 25

11:00 - 12:25


Start-Up Pitch Competition

Reedah El-Saie | Brainspark Games

Lili Eva Bartha | GN3RA

Tim Friedland | forwARdgame

Wendelin Reich | Virtual Beings

Krasi Nikolov | QuarkXR

Mihai Streza | Wondder

Sergiu Ardelean | Artivive

Stephanie Riggs | Ink & Paint

Christopher Obereder | Start-up-Chris Ventures

Leen Segers | Women in Immersive Technologies (WIIT) Europe

Petri Rajahalme | FOV Ventures