Support for early-stage Impact Entrepreneurs in Switzerland

The impact entrepreneurship sector has grown in Switzerland in recent years. The idea of solving a social or environmental challenge with an entrepreneurial approach has become more and more widespread. Although the causal relationship can probably not be clarified conclusively, there is another encouraging development in this sector: support services for impact entrepreneurs are also […]

Unleashing further Social Entrepreneurship potential in Switzerland

Addressing social challenges with an entrepreneurial approach – that is the basic idea of social entrepreneurship. Accordingly, social entrepreneurs define their business purpose in terms of a positive social, ecological or cultural impact.  How widespread is social entrepreneurship in Switzerland? In which economic sectors are social entrepreneurs active? And how can the sector be better […]

Four new experts join the SEIF Awards Tech for Impact jury

January 26th, 2021: Four new experts join the experienced SEIF Awards Tech for Impact jury in looking for Europe’s leading impact tech entrepreneurs: Dr. Julia Binder, Michael Stucky, Gregor Erismann and Awards partner representative Jasmin Khalifa. ”Thanks to the highly qualified jury and detailed selection process, the SEIF Awards have been established as a quality […]

Taking Social Entrepreneurship to the next level with the Social Impact Accelerator

The social entrepreneurship sector has grown in Switzerland in recent years. The idea to solve a social or ecological challenge with an entrepreneurial approach has become more and more popular. However, despite this trend, social entrepreneurship is still not supported or promoted enough and doesn’t receive as much public attention. One reason for explaining this […]

Corporates as game changers for positive impact: the power of strong partnerships

During the last years, we at SEIF have started to raise awareness around impact tech solutions as a key driver for positive change. Not only with our yearly Tech for Impact Awards, but also through corporate engagement, acceleration programs and impact investing opportunities. In our experience, tech solutions have a huge impact on several challenges we […]