MEET THE FELLOWS & RUNNER-UPS

Impact Hub Fellows and Runner-ups effectively tackle important social and environmental challenges in an innovative matter. Their ventures combine insights from the business world with best practices from the non-profit sector and have a sound business model with a balanced triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Impact Hub Fellows, Runner-ups and their teams look beyond the status quo and seek to drive collaborative change, connecting the dots in unusual ways to make thinks happen.
 

Fellows

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SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY

Smart Home Technology develops hardware and software in the cleantech sector. They aim to bring comfort and convenience to us…

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OpinionGames

Entstanden aus einer Masterarbeit an der Zürcher Hochschule der Künste schliessen OpinionGames den Medien-Kreis: Wir befass…

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USELEY

Useley is an online platform designed for people to share electronic/household products. The application strives to establish…

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HAWA DAWA

The WHO states air pollution to be the world’s largest single environmental health risk. Hawa Dawa targets this development…

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QUERFELD

Millions of tons of vegetables produced by farmers are either not collected from the field or simply thrown away. They are to…

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SEEDS OF HOPE

Seeds of Hope has developed a female empowerment approach for developing countries. They train the women in health and nutrit…

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TRAZANDO ESPACIOS

Trazando Espacios is an organization focused in teaching participatory design tools to transform public spaces and build citi…

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iGoGive

iGoGive exists to improve people's lives by connecting physical activity with charitable giving more deeply than ever be…

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WATTELSE

WATTELSE provides innovative software and services to reduce loss of energy in functional buildings caused by building contro…

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Very Important Seniors (VIS)

VIS provides a simple platform developed through an app for iOS and Android. The platform is an interactive planner, which is…

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Guardianes del Coral

Guardianes del Coral has two goals: one to raise awareness for conservation of native corals among diving tourism. Second, to…

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Adultos Mayores Anfitriones (AMA)

Touristic tours given around Oaxaca are always exhausting due to their intensity. AMA Oaxaca proposes to capacitate a group o…

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DMayor

DMayor seeks to provide elders, following their retirement, with a guide to redirect their lives satisfactorily. Through this…

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mondopoly

mondopoly creates encounters between children, adolescents and adults with diverse backgrounds. People come together, who wou…

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Three Coins

Three Coins is an Austrian start-up shaping a new educational approach to train young people’s financial literacy skills …

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Speakset

Speakset is a product that converts an older person’s TV into an easy to use video calling device. It makes video calling a…

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U-Life

U-Life is a web platform selling accessible tourism packages and itineraries for elders and people with special needs. The ai…

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Senza Spreco

Every year thousands of tons of edible food are wasted, due to approaching expiring dates, or esthetical problems. Senza Spre…

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Bliive

Bliive is a movement that believes in collaboration as a way to revolutionise the concept of value, bringing people together …

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ALTERNIITY

Alterniity (Impact Hub Fellow on Healthy Living) is a suite of awarded software tools, backed by 12 years of scientific resea…

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Wildbiene + Partner

More than 600 species of bees provide peak performance on a daily basis in Switzerland, to make sure we have food on our tabl…

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PERIFERIA EM MOVIMENTO

Periferia em Movimento is a communication collective of young journalists that aim to do journalism about, for and from the s…

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MAXIMA ENERGY HOLDINGS (MEH)

Maxima Energy Holdings (MEH) was conceived as a result of Aubrey's and Xolisa's passion for recycling where we star…

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OCA

Oca is a creative agency devoted to the production of high quality institutional videos, clips and audiovisual projects. The …

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Social Box

Social Box offers young people the opportunity to take responsibility, and promotes contacts and exchange between young and o…

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SUPERAR

At the Impact Hub, Etienne Abelin found out about “superar”, a successful Austrian adaption of "El Sistema", th…

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ZWISCHENRÄUME

Temporarily vacant buildings and spaces as well as fallow lands are being made accessible for sociocultural usage. In these …

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EATERNITY

Eaternity is the company developing the Eaternity Cloud, a comprehensive management solution for the restaurant industry that…

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URBANFARMERS

We all want fresh food. Fresher food is better food. For too long, urban agriculture has been a hobby amongst a few dedicate…

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CASAS & CAFOFOS

Casas & Cafofos aims to leverage small businesses and reinvent spaces trough interior design projects. Focus on low-incom…

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Runner-ups

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DOCKSPOT

dokspot allows manufacturers to manage and distribute their product instructions online. Our platform provides instructions a…

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Co-packers

In countries with developing economies, local farmers often struggle to market their goods as premium food products. As a con…

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FLÜCHTLINGEN HELFEN

Flüchtlingen Helfen creates digital tools that enable cooperation across sectors to address the challenges of society. The f…

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FLUXBAU

Individuals with grass-root ideas for sustainable lifestyles are a driving force for sustainable development. Often however, …

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BINEE

Despite public awareness about the importance of recycling, its rates remain unsatisfactory. Binee revolutionises the experie…

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S-Cambia Cibo

S-Cambia Cibo fights food waste and increases sociability, through the sharing of food surpluses between privates and non-pri…

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MyFoody

MyFoody is a startup company that manages a network of consumers, large and small retailers, wholesalers and restaurants with…

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Producción de Tintes Naturales Pulverizados

Artisans of the region "La Junta" have traditionally used dyes themselves made with extracts of fruits, plants and …

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POR UN SUEÑO COMUNITARIO – YARUMO BLANCO

This is a community company working for ecotourism located in the upper basin of the river Otún. It provides ecotourism serv…

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Harina de Trupillo para Nutrición Infantil

Trupillo is a native seed from Guajira region. This project seeks to process the trupillo seed to create different products w…

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Agroindustrialización de Tubérculos Andinos en Cajamarca

Cajamarca is the largest nationally producer of arracacha and around 800 farmers and their families depend on the crop. This …

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Realidad aumentada

This project wants to develop applications for creating a mixed reality on tours in natural environments with the integration…

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Cafecao Cuida Naturalmente tu piel

The benefits of cocoa applied to cosmetics. By processing the cocoa, these products have specific benefits for the skin depen…

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Te Quiero te Cuido

Te Quiero te Cuido is a primary care center for wellness and holistic development for people over 60 years of age with a foc…

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Aliméntate Bien, Aliméntate Sano (ABAS)

Aliméntate Bien, Aliméntate Sano (ABAS) aims to develop a model under which elders get fresh and healthy food delivered dir…

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The Freebird Club

The Freebird Club is a web-based community platform to enable peer-to-peer home stays and vacations for older adults. It will…

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See What I Mean

Losing the ability to communicate is one of the most frustrating and difficult problems for people with dementia, their famil…

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Body Mechanical Risk Assessment

Nowadays people have to work until an older age compared to the past, hence companies have to deal with employees’ physical…

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Entregeneraciones

Entregeneraciones aims to develop new, intergenerational cohabitation models where the role of elders go beyond sharing a phy…

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Kaixo Sensei

Kaixo Sensei: build your legacy by playing. The initiative's goal is to help respond to the question: what will other re…

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Stuffbook

The Stuffbook is a mobile and web platform that enables people and small businesses to share stuff they own, such as tools, s…

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PolyPort

70% of all transport capacities remain unused on average. With our streets filling up, traffic jams paralyzing our infrastruc…

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ElectricFeel

ElectricFeel helps cities build shared mobility transit. Because bikes and scooters make urban travellers happier & healt…

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Hometherapy

Hometherapy offers psychotherapy over the internet by video conference. They offers an appropriate treatment for all kind of …

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Cook Eat

Cook Eat makes healthy food available to anybody by bridging the gap between eating out at expensive restaurants and cooking …

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Fischwanderung

Das Ziel des Projektes Fischwanderung ist es, die lineare und laterale Vernetzung der Schweizer Fliessgewässer zu verbessern…

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Captain Plant

Captain Plant is a plantastic Startup from Basel Switzerland with the mission to make delicious, healthy, sustainable plant-b…

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Vollpension

Vollpension a multi-generational cafe in which pensioners and young people alike work as waiters and chefs in a space with a …

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We Are Heroes

Das We Are Heroes Programm unterstützt junge Menschen bei einer der wichtigsten Prozesse des Lebens, namentlich herauszufind…

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Die Buchpaten

Die Buchpaten is a book label that finances and distributes up-to-date children's books to children with little access t…

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Schoolinmypocket

Schoolinmypocket is an interactive learning experience that works like a computer game. It is interactive and captivates the …

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Crowdguard

Crowdguard is a nonprofit organization about to launch an application for mobile phones that allows people who are being hara…

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BUYECO

BUYECO is the Swiss renewable energy platform. BUYECO allows you to choose who you buy your electricity from. You choose wher…

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ENSEA

ENSEA ermöglicht mit dem Projekt "Regional Energy Data Exchange" neue Geschäftsmodelle im dezentralen Energiemark…

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OrbiWise

OrbiWise provides a complete “low-power wide-area” wireless communication system, optimized for connected objects, includ…

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Innovaradio

Innovaradio develops innovative solutions to reduce the cost and the environmental impact of high power wireless transmitters…

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Pixxadoo

Pixxadoo - Inter-Generational Games is a start-up specializing in inter-generational games and games for learning and awarene…

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Intergenerator

Intergenerator enables people to keep active and healthy by staying professionally engaged well past pension age. Its network…

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