Spotlight: Birgit Schunke

What drives you? Our economy can, and should be, human. I want to contribute to that through connecting worlds, through teaching and empowering people and teams, by inspiring them to be open to other ways of operating. After the war, our motto was “Economy Above All!”; to get Germany back on her feet, people had… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Romy Kraemer

What drives you? Seeing other people grow. On a larger scale, I always want to find out what’s new and what’s happening. I am interested in new and emerging fields, I want to understand them, and then move on to the next thing. Biggest SocEnt trend you have seen in the last 5 years? Having… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Dannie Quilitzsch

What drives you? Bringing people closer to sustainability without them having to change dramatically. I know that trying to get people to act in a more sustainable way is very difficult and I have found event to be an effective tool. That’s why I founded my first company Good Events. Biggest SocEnt trend you have… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Maria Gross

What drives you? To show that we can do business better and differently without causing damage. Biggest SocEnt trend you have seen in the last 5 years? Social entrepreneurship in Germany has exploded: Suddenly, the public sector and corporates have realized that it exists, as you can see in social impact’s work with SAP and… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Leon Reiner

What drives you? The will to do something good with the things that I do well: enabling, networking and sales. The Impact Hub gives me the framework to do that, combining business and something good. Biggest SocEnt trend you have seen in the last 5 years? I’d say the first German-speaking incubation program was a… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Mareike Mueller

What drives you? Find good solution for existing problems, being a supporter. Biggest SocEnt trend you have seen in the last 5 years? At the beginning it was a niche topic and no-one knew whether it was a hype or more. But now public administrations, large charities and companies are starting to understand that there… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Carolin Eissler

What drives you? Every day, I am surrounded by people who burn for something and are passionate about their work. I love being a supporter for them, connecting different people and issues. I’m not an entrepreneur myself. Biggest SocEnt trend you have seen in the last 5 years? At the Social Impact Lab Frankfurt we… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Bastian Mueller

What drives you? Being able to enjoy the work I do is the most important thing for me. I am lucky to work with great people in the sector who inspire me and from whom I can learn. I love the change in perspective when addressing social issues from an entrepreneurial angle. Biggest SocEnt trend… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Daniel Nowack

What drives you? I am driven by a fascination about the creative potential of entrepreneurship to solve the problems that really matter. With a great team on top of that, it’s just fun to go to work and build something that ideally leaves behind a somewhat better world than we inherited. Biggest SocEnt trend you… Keep Reading

Spotlight: Vincent de Coninck

What drives you? I can’t accept that things are happening the way they do because people are blind and don’t want to change. Biggest SocEnt trend you have seen in the last 5 years? I feel that the networks around social entrepreneurs are growing and expanding. For example, many different support organizations have sprung up,… Keep Reading