Leadership in Systemic Activism - why it's worth keeping an eye out on this 1-Year Programme by Kaospilot+ Berlin
This conversation with Sissel Hansen, Co-Founder of Startup Guide and Kaospilot+ Berlin, gives exciting insights into the new educational program starting in September 2022
The right environment for change: Impact Hub Berlin is transforming impact entrepreneurship, one ecosystem at a time
Since 2013, the Berlin location of Impact Hub has been supporting startups and solo entrepreneurs devoted to environmental and social sustainability. Now its beginning a new chapter by focusing its resources on four impact areas, or “ecosystems”: circular economy, sustainable food, diversity and inclusion, and green tech.
Coworking with an impact: How Impact Hub Berlin built Europe’s largest sustainable coworking space
In a long-neglected brewery complex in the midst of Berlin’s rapidly gentrifying Neukölln neighborhood, a new kind of coworking space has taken shape: a place that’s constructed from upcycled and sustainable materials, and built to adapt to meet its community’s changing needs. Part of the global Impact Hub network, its 3,500 m2 are home to offices, workshop rooms and maker labs, within which impact-driven startups and solo entrepreneurs have the resources to address the social and environmental issues of today and tomorrow. We spoke to Impact Hub Berlin cofounder Leon Reiner about the challenges of building the new space, his company’s plans for it, and the purpose he hopes it will serve within Berlin and the world at large.
Entrepreneurship is a societal responsibility: Daniel Krauss shares the lessons he learned from cofounding Flixbus
FlixBus is a sustainable mobility provider with three German offices and a network of regional bus partners in Europe and the United States. Cofounder and CIO Daniel Krauss shares the story of how Flixbus got created and some business advice for entrepreneurs.
How Joana Breidenbach cofounded betterplace.org, Germany’s largest donation platform
Joana Breidenbach is a social entrepreneur, author and investor. She cofounded betterplace.org, Germany’s largest fundraising platform for social projects and Das Dach, a creative coworking space. Joana shares her entrepreneurial journey, the challenges she encountered, as well as the best decisions she made along the way.
Marco Parco makes it easier to find a parking space
Many of us spend hours per year looking for parking spots, wasting both time and energy. Nuremberg startup Marco Parco has created a solution. CEO Florian Fuchs explains how the parking app works.
Discover six of Germany's most impactful startups
Germany is home to several leading startup ecosystems, including the world-renowned Berlin scene. It’s also a pioneer in impact-focused entrepreneurship, with a rich community of founders tackling the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges.