Annika Reiß supports the Borderstep team as a student assistant in the field of communication and public relations as well as in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. She is involved in the HotFlad project and is part of the editorial team of the StartGreen portal, the platform for the green start-up scene.
She is currently studying history and journalism and communication sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin with a bachelor’s degree and a special interest in the history of medicine and science.
Annika Reiß grew up on the North Sea. That’s why she is particularly interested in everything to do with waste and plastic avoidance as well as projects and innovations for cleaning the oceans when it comes to sustainability.
She spends her free time at the sewing machine and as often as possible outdoors in nature.
Green start-ups need more tailwind 21.07.2020
An article on the Bertelsmann Foundation's innovation platform presents the Green Startup Monitor 2020. The team of authors analyzes which forms of funding help the community. One example is the StartGreen Award, which Borderstep has been presenting since 2015 as part of the Startup Week Germany. More
Green Startup Monitor 2020 15.07.2020
The key findings of our Green Startup Monitor 2020 are now available in English! Read about the key hurdles and the measures we recommend. More
Digital energy management in existing buildings 20.09.2019
The Smart Living industry association has submitted a statement on the Building Energy Act to Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy. In this statement, the association refers to the climate protection contribution of digitisation in buildings. Borderstep has calculated figures for the possible CO2 reduction through building automation systems in existing residential buildings in Germany. More