Alexander Schabel is in charge of everything to do with entrepreneurial spirit at the Borderstep Institute and works at the interface between entrepreneurship theory and business practice. He manages the portal for the green start-up community at StartGreen.net and the StartGreen Award, which honors innovative start-ups and their sponsors.
As part of this activity, he supports the Borderstep science team with the GreenUpInvest and StartGreen@School projects. For the latter of these two projects, for example, Alexander Schabel develops methods and tools aimed at promoting a sustainability-oriented start-up culture in schools.
Alexander Schabel is also familiar with business start-ups in a very practical sense. In addition to his activities at the Borderstep Institute, he is currently in the process of establishing a start-up called Sabbatic, which specializes in the development of services for meaningful timeouts.
Alexander Schabel studied international business economics at the University of Maastricht and National Chengchi University in Taipei. He has a master’s degree in stakeholder management and sustainability from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
In his free time, he loves exploring the world. As a passionate sailor, he has lived in many places, including the United States, India, and Australia. He also enjoys exploring his surroundings in Berlin on long hikes or bike trips.
How much energy does the cloud need? 13.03.2019
In a joint study, the Environment Agency Austria and the German Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability are analysing for the first time which IT infrastructure and IT services are used across the EU via the Internet. More
Borderstep welcomes On Purpose at its Berlin office 25.02.2019
Their associate-programme offers motivated professionals the opportunity to get to know the sustainable entrepreneurship sector. Currently, Martin Strobel is developing the StartGreen platform at Borderstep Institute as an On Purpose associate. More
Strengthening green start-ups 13.12.2018
With a total of 12 events from the Ruhr area to the Black Forest, Borderstep will be exploring the green start-up scene in Germany from February 2019. The purpose of the format is to convey knowledge about the general conditions, the significance, the trends and the hurdles of green start-ups. More