Alexander Schabel, Head of Sustainable Business Development and Senior Projectmanager

Alexander Schabel

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.

Prior to his move to Borderstep, he held a managerial position at the Institute for Social and Sustainable Oikonomics (ISSO) and the start-up incubator, ISSO|lab.

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.

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Alexander Schabel
  • Head of Sustainable Business Development
  • Senior Project Manager

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