• Das 7. Jahr geht los

    Junge Social Entrepreneurs stellen sich vor Seit 6 Jahren laden wir junge Studierende ein und unterstützen sie dabei, sich mit Social Entrepreneurship auseinander zu setzen und sich auf innovative Wege zu engagieren. Nächsten Donnerstag, 15.01. um 19 Uhr, freuen wir uns, das 7. Jahr anzufangen und bieten ein volles Programm! Beim Kick-Off erfährst du mehr über unsere Workshopreihe und lernst diverse Social Entrepreneurs kennen, die in den letzten Jahren ihre Projekte entwickelt […]

  • Winners from 8 Countries Meet in Vienna

    Last week 26 student teams from across Europe met in Vienna to collaborate and brainstorm to develop visions for their social enterprises. The Social Impact Award winners are student social entrepreneurs from 8 European countries and are dedicating their summer vacation to new solutions to societal problems. In 2 busy days, the students were grilled on their projects, received constructive feedback, inputs on media tools, and had fun imagining newspaper […]

  • Award Ceremony 2014 – Gratuliere an alle!

    Ein großes Dankeschön an alle, die gestern bei der Social Impact Award Ceremony 2014 waren! Gemeinsam haben wir die größte SIA-Veranstaltung bisher gefeiert und die nächste Generation von SozialunternehmerInnen willkommen geheißen! Vor allem bei unseren 13 Finalistenprojekten möchten wir uns für ihre tolle Arbeit und Leistungen für die Gesellschaft danken! Collective Energy, Die Genussbringer, Green VISION, HofgründerInnenbörse, Leila Wien, PROSA, qualitätszeit, Share@Space, SOCIAL FRIENDS, TUgutes, Viva con Agua Österreich, Vienna […]

  • Community Voting

    After an intense few weeks and many tough decisions, this year´s 13 finalists have now been selected! We are impressed by the many strong applications and the wide diversity. Topics range from IT solutions for the disabled to new financing models for renewable energy and collective consumption. Before we tell you too much though, check out the videos for yourself and vote for your favorites! On May 21, come celebrate […]

  • 113 Submissions – A New Record

    The results are in, and 113 social and ecological project ideas were submitted to the Social Impact Award Austria this year, a new record! In 8 Social Impact Award countries across Europe a total of 324 ideas have been submitted, forming part of Europe´s largest student social innovation network. We could not have done it without all of your support however. By participating, promoting, submitting, brainstorming…the list goes on…you have […]

  • Last Call

    Der Social Impact Award schloss letzte Woche die Workshopreihe 2014 ab und kommt nun zur Deadline. Morgen (15.4.) um 18 Uhr ist Einreichschluss für den heurigen Award! Bis dahin kannst du deine Idee für ein soziales oder ökologisches Projekt einreichen. Einreichung unter https://austria.socialimpactaward.net/einreichen/. Zu gewinnen stehen 4 Preispakete mit jeweils: EUR 4.000 Impact Hub Vienna Mitgliedschaft mit Arbeitsraum und Netzwerk Professionelle Unterstützung und Beratung für die Umsetzung der Idee Für letzte […]

  • Final Support for Your Idea

    The SIA 2014 workshop series is coming to a close. After meeting nearly 500 participants over the last months, the deadline to submit is almost here! To help you put together a solid idea,we are offering a couple opportunities to guide your submission. Meet the Jury On April 9, 6pm-8pm, come by Impact Hub Vienna to meet some of our jury members and get direct feedback for your ideas and […]

  • Social Business Models

    A new report published by SustainAbility gives a new insight into Business Model Innovation for sustainability around the world. We recommend you have a look at it and get inspiration for your projects. We also invite you to come up with novel models for your projects. Nothing better than testing your model over the summer. Below you find excerpts from the blog post they published on the report. „The idea of […]

  • New Ideas Popping Up

    The Social Impact Awar workshoptour is on in full force! In the next few weeks, young people in Dornbirn, Vienna, Linz, Innsbruck, St. Pölten, Graz, and Klagenfurt will have the chance to generate new ideas and take the first steps towards becoming social entrepreneurs. So far, we have seen a variety of interesting projects and ideas. Here are just a few to give a taste of what is possible… A […]

  • SIA Travels the Country

    The Social Impact Award began its workshop tour in January and will resume on February 28th with Idea Generation in Krems. Many ideas and new projects got started in January and have the chance to further develop in the weeks ahead. Whether you´re in Vienna, Styria, Vorarlberg, or somewhere in the middle, there´s a good chance there will be a workshop close by! Check out all the dates here and […]