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Spotlight: Talking sustainable fashion with Fitico Sportswear

While fair fashion is increasingly in demand and the awareness of responsible wardrobe becomes more evident in today’s customers shopping patterns, new sustainable brands come across variety of challenges in a bid to establish themselves. Sophie Thalhammer, the founder of… More

Spotlight: A conversation with Klaudia Bachinger of WisR

WisR is a networking platform that matches job-seeking, talented elderly people to young entrepreneurs and innovative employers. The goal of the project is to re-integrate the elderly into the working environment, facilitate experience sharing, and bridge the generation gap. Klaudia… More

The dark side of entrepreneurship: Mark & Tara

From: Pete Erickson Subject: Fw: Re: f2f secret messaging Date: 22 May 2017 at 10:21:56 GMT+1 To: Anca Paulovich Dear Mrs. Paulovich, today is my first day at the office and I got a new notebook. However it looks like… More

Inspiration on Film: The Best Documentaries for Social Entrepreneurs

Well, we are shifting gears slightly today. Instead of throwing loads of books at you, we have decided to comb through our Netflix and AmazonPrime accounts to find the best documentaries for social entrepreneurs. We have found eight awesome films,… More

Konstantin Klingler & Moritz Stephan: “Es ist enorm wichtig Dinge einfach anzupacken und zu machen.”

Konstantin Klingler und Moritz Stephan sind extrem interessiert an Politik, Wirtschaft und gesellschaftlichen Themen. Aber sie sind nicht nur den ganzen Tag am arbeiten, sondern Familie und vor allem Freunde haben einen extrem hohen Stellenwert. Für beide ist der Freundeskreis… More

8 entrepreneurial lessons Tolkien taught us in ‘The Lord of the Rings’

On September 22 we observe Hobbit Day, the birthday of Frodo and Bilbo and an internationally proclaimed day to celebrate all things Tolkien. Who doesn’t love some good questing against the inconceivable might, the same one the Lord of the… More

Plan, Do, Check, Read … Business Books

Being a social entrepreneur necessarily means that you find yourself on the cutting edge of business. You are doing something new to fill the void that you have spotted. Whether it is an innovative service or a gap filling product… More

Austrian social venture bridges the multicultural gap

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world, read the words of an Austrian-British philosopher, Ludwig Wittgenstein. Even though what he meant was that philosophy (the world) ends when the language cannot venture further, we can’t help… More

Re:Visiting winners of 2016 RE:WIEN

RE:WIEN, a program launched in cooperation with OekoBusiness Wien and Impact Hub Vienna, opened its doors for enrollment last month and we are excited to see change makers come forward to put their creative, make-Vienna-better social impact solutions through an… More