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impACT came to Berlin in November 2017. We held an international event bringing together key stakeholders form the Afghan and German startup scenes. Do you want to connect? Hit the button below!


Berlin: The Ecosystem

Recognising that fragility can come from conflicts like in Afghanistan or economic and political turmoil like for example in Venezuela, we have taken a broad approach to select places. Berlin, Germany, as a formerly war-torn and then divided city, is a place, which has overcome a severe state of fragility itself and was a perfect location to develop impACT further. impACT Berlin sharpened the focus on social entrepreneurship and collaborative innovation and tested new ways of cooperation between entrepreneurs and larger institutions.


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Kabul: The Launch

impACT aims at featuring a positive image of fragile states such as Afghanistan. This will help to attract foreign investors providing them with first hand information on the business market in fragile contexts. Additionally, it supports startups and social entrepreneurs in providing sustainable and homegrown solutions to cross-border issues. impACT Berlin took place from 22. – 24. November 2017 building onto the success of the impACT Kabul conference that took place in August 2017. impACT paves the way for concrete and sustainable actions, which have a lasting impact beyond the international conference!

Impact Ecosystem

Experts and Practitioners
Akbar Aghandiwal
Synergy Solution
Ana María Alvarez Monge
Migration Hub
Omar Mansoor Ansari
Tech Nation
Stefanie Barratt
Samuel Hall
David Cordobes
International Trade Center
Yosouf Dawran
PACE Group Of Companies
Suleman Fatimie
Afghanistan Center for Excellence
Tahmina Haidare
Afghanistan Center for Excellence
Nele Kapretz
Impact Hub Berlin
Yousef Mehrabi
Michaela Paech
Oliver Percovich
Leon Reiner
Impact Hub Berlin
Karla Solis
International Trade Center
Dr. Sarah Tietze
IOM (UN Migration Agency)
Dr. Branko Woischwill
Freie Universität
impACT Ecosystem Tour
impACT Berlin

The impACT Ecosystem tour gave our guests from Afghanistan a good insight into the social impact ecosystem in Berlin.

impACT Trainings
impACT Berlin

All participants were able to pitch their social impact ideas in a hack session and subsequently worked on them in design thinking workshops during the impACT Bootcamp.

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impACT Art
impACT Berlin

During the impACT Berlin event the International Organisation for Migration set up a photo exhibition to showcase the journey of Afghan migrants.

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Berlin Team

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