Social Impact Labs

Co-Working-Space, Coaching, Eventspace, Networking.

In our labs, we offer support programs for entrepreneurs. The Social Impact labs provide opportunities for consultancy, coaching, co-working, networking and events.

  • Gründerhotspot mit Schwerpunkt Gründungs-unterstützung für Gründer*innen mit Flucht-hintergrund innerhalb des Programms The Human Safety Net der Generali.

  • Coworking, coaching & consultancy for Social Entrepreneurs in Stuttgart. Made possible by Vector Stiftung.

  • Workplaces, coaching and consultancy for social entrepreneurs, freelancers and companies in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Made possible by SAP.

  • Co-working, coaching, consultancy on 160 sqm of space for social entrepreneurs based in the Hamburg area. Made possible by HIT Stiftung, Hans-Weisser-Stiftung and Barclaycard.

  • Workplaces, coaching and consultancy for social entrepreneurs and others. Made possible by the KfW Foundation and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

  • Workplaces, coaching and consultancy for social start-ups and others. Made possible by the Drosos Foundation.

  • Coworking, coaching & consultancy for Social Startups. Made possible by Prof. Otto Beisheim Stiftung, Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH and KfW Stiftung.

  • Coaching and consultancy for young unemployed people and people with an immigrant background. Made possible by the state of Brandenburg and the ESF.


Start-up Support Programs

Promotion, coaching, consultancy and mentoring for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Our focus is to support social start-ups that use their ideas to solve social challenges in an entrepreneurial way. Social Startups are given grants that fund up to eight months of professional consultancy, coaching, workshops and co-working workplaces. Social Impact also offers start-up programs for special target groups.

  • Zielgruppe: Social Startups. Startery Professional bieten wir in Berlin an. Startery Camp richtet sich als Intensiv-Workshopwoche an Social Startups in D, A und CH. Mit Startery Central & Eastern Europe unterstützen wir Startups in CEE. Ermöglicht durch SAP als erster Gründungspartner.

  • Zielgruppe: Social Startups. Das Programm bieten wir im Social Impact Lab Stuttgart an. Wirkungsschaffer wird ermöglicht durch die Vector Stiftung, Karl Schlecht Stiftung und Caritas Stuttgart.

  • Target group: Social start-ups. We offer the program at the Social Impact labs in Frankfurt and Duisburg. AndersGründer is made possible by the KfW foundation.

  • Target group: Social start-ups. We offer the program at the Social Impact lab in Hamburg. Impact Starter is made possible by Barclaycard.

  • Target group: Social start-ups. We offer the program at the Social Impact lab in Leipzig. We also offer the ‘residence’ program for start-ups from Spain and Portugal. Made possible by the Drosos Foundation.

  • Target group: People who improve the socio-economic participation of displaced people. We offer the program in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Leipzig and Duisburg. Sponsored by the KfW Foundation.

  • Target group: Young project pioneers who would like to improve the world with digital technology. We offer the program at the Social Impact labs in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Leipzig, and Duisburg and at the Impact Hub Munich (a partner organization). Made possible by the Telefonica Foundation.

  • Target group: Start-up support and professional coaching for young people with an immigrant background. We offer the program at the Social Impact lab in Frankfurt. Sponsored by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

  • Target group: Start-up consultancy for young people who are unemployed or threatened by unemployment. We offer ‘Selbst & Ständig’ at the Social Impact lab in Leipzig. Made possible by the Drosos Foundation in Leipzig.

  • Target group: Start-up consultancy for young people who are unemployed or threatened by unemployment. We offer Jungstarter at the Social Impact lab in Hamburg. Made possible by HIT Stiftung and Hans-Weisser-Stiftung.

  • Target group: Start-up consultancy for young people up to the age of 30 who are unemployed or threatened by unemployment. We offer ‘Enterprise’ at the Social Impact lab in Potsdam. Sponsored by MASGF, MWE (ESF, the state of Brandenburg).

  • Target group: People that are interested in start-ups, have an immigrant background and live in the state of Brandenburg. We offer ‘Lotsendienst’ to migrants at the Social Impact lab in Potsdam. Sponsored by MASGF (ESF, the state of Brandenburg).

  • Target group: Start-up consultancy for young people up to the age of 30 who are unemployed or threatened by unemployment. We offer ‘Enterprise’ at the Social Impact lab in Potsdam. Sponsored by MASGF, MWE (ESF, the state of Brandenburg).


Additional services

Individual consultancy, financing and exclusive benefits

In addition to our start-up programs, we also offer various consulting components and modules, which can be combined with various programs.

  • Social Impact und Mitglieder der Sozialwirtschaft machen gemeinsame Sache, um die Entwicklung sozialer Innovationen sowie Social Intrapreneurship innerhalb der Wohlfahrsverbände durch Förderung der Innovationskultur voran zu treiben.

  • Social Impact fördert international Sozial-unternehmertum. Wir geben unsere langjährige Erfahrung im Aufbau von Gründungszentren an internationale Partner weiter und qualifizieren international Social Entrepreneurs mit vielfältigen Unterstützungsangeboten.

  • Crowd-funding and financing. Support for social start-ups by developing forms of financing using, for example, our own crowd-funding platform. Made possible by Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Bank Stiftung.