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

Sissel Hansen

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.

Rachel Glassberg

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.

Rachel Glassberg

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.

Startup Guide Germany

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.

Startup Guide Germany

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.

Alexandra Connerty

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.

Startup Guide Germany

Rethinking Germany’s food supply chain: Meet Frischepost cofounder Eva Neugebauer

Frischepost is an online grocery delivery service offering fresh, high-quality produce direct from producer to consumer. Cofounder Eva Neugebauer shares her entrepreneurial path.

Startup Guide Germany

Startup Guide Germany

Germany’s startup scene is ahead of the game when it comes to social impact and sustainability.