Sharing experiences and networking around green startups

Sustainable Founding: Inspiration & Good Practice

  • July 18, 2023 | online

In discussion with impact founders and pioneers

Experienced impact founders talk about their start-up journey in the event series Sustainable Founding: Inspiration & Good Practice of the founder platform about their start-up journey. They offer inspiration and stimulation for those interested in founding a sustainable organization or company from their start-up idea.

Joana Gil from Lignopure answers your questions

Joining us this time is Joana Gil, Founder & CEO of Lignopure. The start-up is a pioneer in the field of lignin. The team around founder Joana has developed an innovative technology to transform the biopolymer lignin and use it for sustainable products, e.g. in cosmetics. As a bio-based alternative, lignin can replace harmful and fossil-based materials. Want to learn more about lignin and the founding story of Lignopure? You can read the story here.

At the event, you can ask Joana your questions and get practical tips for your startup journey in a direct exchange. Get inspired and get ideas to turn your startup idea into a sustainable organization or company.

Klaus Fichter and Thomas Neumann from the Borderstep Institute will moderate the event series.

More information, dates and the possibility to register can be found here

About the founder platform

The founder platform is the central contact point for all start-up enthusiasts in German-speaking countries. Aspiring founders are supported from the idea to the business model to the business plan in the implementation of their start-up project. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau KfW are the initiators of the platform. It is implemented by the partner BusinessPilot.

As part of its collaboration with the founder platform, Borderstep is designing new knowledge offerings, guides and learning formats specifically on the topic of green startups. Additional support and consulting formats offer personal and individual assistance to those interested in founding a company. This enables them to develop their green ideas and business models.

The founder platform aims to empower founders to develop their ventures sustainably using new knowledge and skills. And to create positive ecological and social impact with entrepreneurial methods.