Maya Kristin Schönfelder is in charge of communications and public relations at Borderstep and handles media inquiries. A scholar of languages and literature (German studies, American studies, edition philology), she is responsible for scientific editing. As a professional editor, her input to a sustainable society is making publications easily comprehensible and presenting newly generated knowledge concisely.
Before joining Borderstep, Maya Kristin Schönfelder also worked as a corporate publishing expert for the Trurnit publishing group and for other companies as a communications author, editor for outside contributors, in administration, and as a consultant. Schönfelder has also been working as a freelance writer for newspapers, magazines, radio, and non-fiction books for more than twenty years. She has received numerous awards, including the prestigious ARD Kurt Magnus Prize.
Her travels around the globe are driven by her curiosity for people and stories. She lived in the US and in Central Asia for several years, and has worked in Russia, China, Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine for longer periods. She enjoys living in Berlin without a car and cultivates the science of applied strollogogy.
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