Prof. Dr. Yasmin Olteanu is Professor of Business Administration/Entrepreneurship at Berliner Hochschule für Technik 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).
Heat pumps way out of gas dependence 03.03.2023
Borderstep co-founder Dr. Jens Clausen is co-author of a study on heat pumps presented by ScientistsForFuture just in time for the global climate strike. It shows that in just three years, Germany can reduce up to 60% of the amount of gas previously covered by Russian gas. More
Borderstep supports EU Commission on the topic of data centers 07.02.2023
Borderstep is researching synergies between data centers and energy systems in the DCESS project, which has just started. How can local energy systems use waste heat and water from data center operations? More
Smart City: How can development be managed? 02.02.2023
In a recent article for the Israel Public Policy Institute, Borderstep co-founder and senior researcher Dr. Severin Beucker looks at the state of the debate on this issue in Germany. The article can be downloaded free of charge. More