In Frankfurt the startup ecosystem is vibrant and full of passionate citizens wanting to actively create a positive change for their country. Local and migrant entrepreneurs are deeply rooted within the startup community. Especially places such as Social Impact Lab facilitate co-creation and startup growth.
impACT was launched in Frankfurt, on the first of November 2018. The event will brought together key stakeholders form the German social startup scene. Do you want to connect? Hit the button below!
Frankfurt: The Ecosystem
Successful German entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs who migrated to Germany highlighted the nuances of the various elements of startup success in power talks.
During the networking part social startups and enterprises got together with key stakeholders in the local startup scene in order to exchange ideas and make new connections.
Various speakers gave engaging workshops during breakout sessions. In these sessions participants learned in smaller groups about empowerment and design thinking.
On the 1st of November 2018, the impACT Frankfurt Conference was successfully launched at Social Impact Lab in Frankfurt, Germany. impACT Frankfurt brought together German and migrant entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs as well as corporates. Out of 80 participants there were many migrants from various countries around the world. The aim of impACT was to support entrepreneurs to meet and discuss new avenues of cooperation and support. Participating organisations were NBSAD, Social Impact Lab and Philia.
Nici von Alvensleben
Stitch by Stitch
Dr. Avdesh Chaudhary
Ehsan Allahyar Parsa
Dr. Branko Woischwill
Being impactful: There is a reliable formula to it! impACT Frankfurt emerged of the joint effort of Samra Pasic is responsible for Frankfurt am Main and the surrounding area at NBSAD, a network of Bosnian students and academics in Germany and Tanja Schomann, co-founder of Philia.
NBSAD is a network of Bosnian students and academics in Germany, who support each other in reaching their individual goals. Additionally, the network is getting involved in Bosnia-Herzegovina as well in order to generate a (social) impact on Bosnia-Herzegovina’s economy.
Young people with a migration background and social entrepreneurs work under the same roof on business ideas and their professional development in the Frankfurt Social Impact Lab.