WineDown: Funding Strategies for Impact Entrepreneurs

Change starts with individuals who have a great idea and the drive to execute it, but businesses need smart funding strategies in order to grow.

In January’s WineDown, we’ll explore different ways that impact entrepreneurs can fund their venture.

You’ll meet selected participants of our Investment Ready Program and have the opportunity to ask questions about their ventures and their current growth strategies. Participants will hear from our friends at Wirtschaftsagentur Wien who will share more information about the ongoing grant opportunities for social startups as well as our partners at Erste Bank und Sparkasse.

Come join us for our monthly Impact Hub community gathering to catch up with your fellow members (or if you’re new, simply get to know our community) and have the opportunity to learn about funding and financing strategies for impact entrepreneurs.

What to expect:

18:30 – 20:00 – IRP venture fair & networking / drinks
20:00 – 20:30 – Presentations on:
Impact Investment – Alina Moldovan & Lena Gansterer [Investment Ready Program]
Social Banking Loans – Stefano Massera, Yvonne Allinger, Sonja Herzog [Erste Bank]
Funding Programs & Vienna Start-up Package – Alex Diesenreiter & Markus Fuhrmann [Vienna Business Agency]
20:30 – 21:45 – Networking with the community


Featured ventures:

MagikMe – Can I play? – founded by parents, MagikMe transforms playgrounds into ones suitable for disabled children so that they can join the game like everybody

SchoolFox – the “WhatsApp for schools” – a communication platform for teachers, pupils and parents, fostering teamwork and eliminating language barriers

goood – a mobile phone service provider where 10% of your monthly fees are donated to a social cause or charity of your choice.

Mindfulness Alliance – a learning hub for mindful teachers, offering accessible, practical and fun ways of practicing mindfulness for individuals as well as corporates

EnergySolaris – the future of heating and cooling with ultra-efficient solar air technology and in-built energy storage

CARamel mobile Autoreinigung GmbH – offers a sustainable way of car care. The majority of their team are refugees, the process they use is water-free and they travel CO2 neutral

Karmalaya – a travel agency that connects travel with foreign aid and personal development

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Event Organizers

Impact Hub Vienna


Date & Time

January 24 | 18:30 to 22:00


Impact Hub Vienna


Updated on 08 March 2018