Prof. Dr. Yasmin Olteanu is Professor of Business Administration/Entrepreneurship at Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and Borderstep Research Fellow.
Between September 2018 and February 2021, she worked as a researcher in our Sustainable Entrepreneurship focus area. In this role, she was responsible for the development of the Green Startup Monitor (GG), developed tailored content and tools for a sustainability-oriented entrepreneurship education (Sus4all), studied the impact measurement of startups and startup support programs (DBU Impact /DIN SPEC), and acted as an evaluator for sustainable startup concepts (Startgreen Award/BPW Sonderpreis/DBU Sonderprogramm).
Before joining Borderstep, Yasmin Olteanu gained experience as a start-up manager in Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa (Solarkiosk/LFS Advisory), and as an impact investment officer in Peru (Triple Jump Fund Management) – always at the intersection of economic, societal and ecological company objectives. In this context, she also repeatedly developed impact management concepts and was responsible for their implementation.
Yasmin Olteanu received her doctorate from Free University of Berlin. She completed her diploma and subsequent master’s studies at the Berlin School of Economics and Law, the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (Italy) and the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil).
Responsible Innovation Story with Borderstep 15.12.2020
What is the state of sustainability in Europe? And what do sustainable business models look like in concrete terms? Responsible Innovation Story" explores these questions in an interview with Borderstep founder Klaus Fichter. More
Special Issue on Assessing and forecasting the sustainability impact of new ventures 21.10.2020
The Journal of Cleaner Production is planning a special issue to evaluate and forecast the impact of start-ups on sustainability. Borderstep director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is guest editor. Proposals can be submitted. More
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