Showcase and exchange innovative ideas in a relaxed and interactive atmosphere

GSBS 2018 - Partner

Space for Entrepeneurs

MAN Impact Accelerator

The MAN Impact Accelerator supports social business start-ups in the field of mobility, transport and logistics to accelerate their impactful innovations


Grameen Check / Grameen Distribution

Grameen Distribution Limited (GDL) started its operation for general trading businesses and it reemerged as a “social business” oriented company a year later. The company has a range of products in mobile handsets, energy efficient products and some other general consumer products



An online platform that teaches digital skills and, herewith, provides digital competence for the next generation.


Social Hackathon (VW & Zalando)

The Hackathon series, organized in corporation with N3XTCODER , is designed to connect social business entrepreneurs with industry experts



Powwater sells high quality water bottles and reinvest profits into sustainable clean water solutions


Boreal Light

Boreal Light GmbH is a Berlin based renewable energy engineering companydeals with a wide verity of renewable energy projects around the worldBeing specialized in micro solar and wind applications leads the company to move toward solution based projects for markets with less access to the grid.



MakeSense helps entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs get their new projects off the ground – a laboratory that lets them kickstart, scale-up and electrify projects to the next level.


Grameen China

Grameen China is dedicated to helping the poor women in China, providing microloas for initiating their smaill businesses.


water for children e.V.

The water for children e.V. is a non-profit association that supports the supply of drinking water via school networks.



Reflecta is a not-for-profit organization that, with its festivals, events and the GreenCityGuide, encourages critical reflection and examination and arouses curiosity about the world in all its diversity and complexity. The team and the entire network around Reflecta are committed to an environmentally conscious and social interaction and cultural diversity.



The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach


Yunus Centre

The Yunus Centre from Bangladesh is a think tank for issues related to social business, working in the field of poverty alleviation and sustainability