Alexander Schabel

Alexander Schabel

Head of Sustainable Business Developmen, Borderstep

Alexander currently heads the Sustainable Business Development activities at the Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability in Berlin. He manages the community platform for eco-entrepreneurs and the StartGreen Award. He is also the founder of, a venture to promote the use of impactful sabbaticals in the workplace. In the field of sustainability, Alexander worked for diverse organizations such as BASF SE, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) or the German-Australian Chamber of Commerce. Alexander holds a BSc in Business Administration from Maastricht University and a MSc in Stakeholder Management and Sustainability from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Opening: Challenges and Tools to find Capital for Green Startups

Room Hamburg

The German Startups Association (BVDS), Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland (BAND), Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen (FNG) and the Borderstep Institute have worked together in the project “GreenUpInvest” to identify challenges in green startup finance. This session will highlight some of the key findings and showcase tools such as the StartGreen platform to help green entrepreneurs get better […]

Green Startups