Günter Faltin

Free University Berlin

Günter Faltin, Professor for entrepreneurship, initiated 1985 the "tea campaign" (Teekampagne) as a model for business formations. He has been a business angel of numerous start-ups, amongst others Ebureo, Direkt zur Kanzlerin, Ratiodrink, E-Portrait and Waschkampagne. In 2001, he founded the Stiftung Entrepreneurship (Foundation Entrepreneurship). 2009 he and his work for the "tea campaign" have been awarded with the Deutsche Gründerpreis (German Founder Price). In 2010 the President of the Federal Republic of Germany awarded him as "pioneer of the entrepreneurship thought in Germany" with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.