Simple. Scalable. Social.
We mobilise StartupBoat participants through organised communication to brainstorm about, design, build and implement solutions.
We gather and make use of KPI's together with consultancies, investors and selected partners.
We use this step-by-step approach to bridge the gap between research and the implementation of knowledge as quickly as possible powered by strong teams that are embedded in a solid support system.
A broad network of partners comes together to
Network and establish synergies
Examine new investment opportunities
Develop a collaborative roadmap and plan of action
Learn about design thinking
Create awareness for the part each of us can play in the development of solutions
TOGETHER, WE USE
THE POWER OF AN INFLUENTIAL COMMUNITY
We use entrepreneurial thinking to support hidden innovators
We brainstorm about incentives for change-management and cooperation
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PICTURES OF STARTUPBOAT TRIPS
ONLY A SELECTION OF STARTUPBOAT SUCCESS STORIES & OUTCOMES
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Information platform for refugees who newly arrive in Europe that was used by 4 million people in 2019
(Uber For Refugees) Connects refugee camps in need of emergency supplies with volunteer drivers to quickly deliver the goods all over Lesbos
Migration Hub Network
Opening up of 4 co-working spaces for all projects related to the refugee crisis (Berlin, Athens, Lesbos, Nairobi)
OUR ECOSYSTEM OF SUPPORT
Ongoing support & advice by a network of mentors and advisors in tech, business planning, social innovation, humanitarian development
Access to partner lists, potential clients, user groups, established innovative companies, technology providers etc.
Access to investors, donors and a "Sustainability Board" to gain long-term support and/or an extensive evaluation for each solution
THE FOUNDING STORY
Paula experienced the struggles of traditional support-systems during her stations with Google in China, the German Foreign Office in Africa and in light of the European refugee crisis on her home island of Samos in Greece. She started building social startups at different frontlines of humanitarian crises that have grown into sustainable solutions.
WEF Global Shaper
Capital Magazine 40 Under 40 (2x)
Forbes 30 Under 30
Previously responsible for the private fund of Philipp Schindler (Google Global Head of Operations) closed with 18 million in 2015
Winner of the Venture Bus Africa
2014 BA in Political Sciences (FU Berlin) Graduate Degree (Stanford University)
500 Startups Designated Silicon Valley Expert Investor