Finalised Projects

Tiny Library

Growth capital for Tiny Library: enabling a new standard for sustainable consumption of baby and [...]

Future Cooperative eG

Growth capital for Future Cooperative eG: Innovative solution to simplify sustainable consumption decisions based on [...]


Growth capital for NewBees: the leading solution in the Netherlands for participation and inclusion of [...]


The only fully-serviced platform for contemporary second hand furniture and home decor in Europe / [...]

The Burning Issues Impact Fund (BIIF)

Investing into impact pioneers solving the most burning issues of our time / The Burning [...]


Unique data-driven sustainability solution to make global supply chains benefit human health / Global supply chains [...]

My7steps (Ipso Healthcare)

Highly effective digitized therapy access for mental stress – stable and high profitability through health [...]

Saving Grains

The first grain trading platform boosting farmers’ income  / More than 65% of the world’s [...]


Measuring, analyzing and developing digital competencies of employees / A central problem in today’s educational [...]

Samurai Labs

Protecting online communities against violence with an autonomous AI guardian / Despite new regulations and [...]

Blaue Helden

Reducing plastic waste and CO2 emissions through refillable household and personal care products / Blaue [...]

FEMNA Health

Germany’s first telemedicine platform for women’s hormonal health / FEMNA is Germany’s first telemedicine platform [...]


Eliminating waste across the food industry to fight climate change / One-third of all food [...]


Enabling improved working conditions for more resilient global supply chains  / Global supply chain incidents [...]

Chancen eG (2nd round)

Financing education opportunities to enable a fair and self-determined development for young students / CHANCEN [...]

Sea Ranger Service (2nd round)

Restoring oceans by combining offshore contracted work with job opportunities for young adults / Healthy [...]

Awamo (2nd round)

Boosting financial inclusion of the BOP by digitising microfinance in Africa / Today, a population [...]


Reducing food waste by selling surplus food online and offline at discount prices / SIRPLUS, [...]


Improving health and development in post-conflict countries by clearing land mines/ Today, 63 countries and [...]


Enabling agribusinesses in emerging economies to professionalise and become financially sustainable / Agribusinesses play a [...]


Converting ‘green desert lawns’ to eco-friendly city meadows in public spaces / Poland has 100,000 [...]


Enabling yield increases for small-scale farmers through unique tropical weather forecasts / Ignitia has developed [...]

Helioz (2nd round)

Providing communities with access to safe drinking water and reducing CO2 emission /  1.8 billion [...]

Wegatech (3rd round)

In five minutes to a sustainable energy solution for single-family homes / Climate change is [...]


Enabling affordable access to irrigation for sustainable rural communities / Water is critical to secure [...]

talentify (2nd round)

Equal opportunities for young people through online peer-to-peer learning and professional orientation support / With [...]

Healthy Entrepreneurs

An efficient last-mile distribution system for basic health in Sub-Saharan Africa / Healthy Entrepreneurs (‘HE’) [...]


Sowing vegetables, reaping team spirit! Office gardening for a better appreciation of edibles in enterprises [...]

Sea Ranger Service

The world’s first maritime ranger service / The Sea Ranger Service (‘SRS’) is an innovative [...]


Barrier-free access to media content for deaf people / Currently, TV, movie and internet media [...]

Team U

Turnaround and restart advisory for SMB – entrepreneurs, self-employed and freelancers / There is no [...]


Ecological, inclusive, and affordable e-bicycle sharing system for cities / Billy is starting the first [...]


Digital tools for integration of migrants into work and society / JobKraftwerk offers three complementary [...]


A simple and disruptive technology to disinfect water in developing countries / Safe drinking water [...]


Self-sufficient, sustainable and resource-conserving living and building / WW Wohnwagon demonstrates what the future of [...]

Chancen eG

Financing of fair educational opportunities and self-development for young people / CHANCEN eG supports equal [...]

GreenTec Capital

Catalyzing innovative impact entrepreneurship in Africa / GreenTec Capital Partners empowers impactful start-ups and SMEs [...]


Mobile information system to provide guidance to people with disabilities / MindTags is a social [...]

Social Bee

Temporary employment model and carefree onboarding package for corporates and refugees / The mission of [...]

Volunteer World

Independent matching platform for international volunteer work / Volunteer World provides transparency to the growing [...]

Wegatech (2nd round)

Consulting & installation of sustainable energy systems for households  / Wegatech offers digital consulting and [...]


Integrated consulting and agency model for a barrier-free economy / MyAbility Social Business GmbH („myAbility“) [...]

SchulePLUS (2nd round)

Agency & online solution for sustainable school education / Opening up schools for the expertise, [...]


Making microfinance better for meeting the needs of the future African middle class (today’s BoP [...]

One Week Student

Better orientation and more equal access & retention for future students / One Week Student [...]

discovering hands (2nd round)

Employing blind women for breast cancer prevention / Discovering hands® (DH) trains and deploys visually [...]

The Changer (new: tbd*)

The fastest growing job, event and innovation platform for the purpose economy / The Changer [...]


An integrated platform to boost the talent development of young people / With talentify®, the [...]

RSO Technology

Solar-powered medical backpack for sterile surgical instruments / RSO Technology has developed a piece of [...]


An adaptive platform for digital learning and teaching in school / bettermarks has developed a [...]


Better compatibility of work and family through childcare facilities for SME / The sira munich [...]


The energy revolution is in full swing and renewables are still on the rise. More [...]


bettervest is a crowd-funding platform for small investors that want to help companies to become [...]

Schmökerkisten (new:

The Schmökerkisten (new: addresses one of the most pressing problems in the German education [...]

ROCK YOUR COMPANY! (1st round)

ROCK YOUR LIFE! gGmbH has developed a highly efficient, one-on-one, pro-bono mentoring program for socially [...]

Schule Plus

Robert Greve has created a unique social online network that connects schools with external partners, [...]

DisAbility Performance (new: myAbility)

Gregor Demblin started Career Moves with the goal of creating an inclusive Austrian job market. [...]

von Unruh & Team (new: Team U)

Attila von Unruh established self-help groups for people in bankruptcy. Based on this, he built [...]

Discovering Hands

Ashoka Fellow Frank Hoffmann pioneered a diagnostically superior breast examination method by training blind women [...]


Ashoka Fellow Heinz Frey created DORV centers which become a one-stop-shop for citizens. These centers [...]

Gründer 50 Plus

Ralf Sange is pioneering the movement of supporting people over age 50 to become entrepreneurs [...]


Improving vocational training completion through video content / Post-school apprenticeship vocational training (“Lehre”) is key [...]


Providing a platform for independent, renewable energy, produced by citizens / 92%  of all German [...]


Ackerdemia is a gardening concept for schools and kindergartens to teach children and parents how [...]