The Social Business Club Styria actively connects with the following institutions and networks:
- Social Entrepreneurship Network Austria (SENA)
- Netzwerkverband Gründerland Steiermark
- Austrian Business Service (Social Business Initiative)
- Impact Hub Vienna
At our events, the following organizations, among others, had their say to present their “Social Business” and to talk about socially oriented entrepreneurship (in Styria) – in alphabetical order.
Anton Paar GmbH
Anton Paar develops and produces precision laboratory devices as well as high-precision process measurement technology and delivers tailor-made automation and robotics solutions. Anton Paar GmbH is owned by the non-profit Santner Private Foundation.
atempo GmbH atempo’s vision is that all people can live, learn and work on an equal footing. The focus of the work is on people with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Bicycle – Development project
The association was founded in 1989. The aim was to set up a socio-economic youth employment and qualification company, to expand the cycle paths in Graz and to promote activities “around the bicycle”.
Compuritas COMPURITAS collects used IT hardware, which mainly comes from the old stocks of large companies and institutions. These devices are cleaned, professionally repaired and assembled into high-quality 2nd-use complete systems. As a result, the hardware is distributed very cost-effectively to NGOs and financially disadvantaged groups of people.
EN GARDE Interdisciplinary GmbH
EEN GARDE combines design, technology and advice to create innovative overall concepts – for companies and organizations.
Labonca – Biohof The Labonca organic farm combines 4 commercial areas (agriculture, butchery, trade, gastronomy) under one roof. Norberg Hackl, organic farmer and founder of Labonca, shows impressively how species-appropriate free-range farming can be.
Otelo – Open Technology Laboratory
OOTELO lives from the idea of giving people an open space for creative and technical activities.
Science Park Graz GmbH
The SPG team and its underlying network of experts have set themselves the task of professionally supporting academics of all disciplines with advice & coaching, infrastructure and financing in the early phase before the company is founded.
Steiermärkische Bank und Sparkassen AG
ermstudienaktie.org is a non-profit association based in St. Gallen (Switzerland), which has set itself the goal of enabling education for all people.
Three Coins GmbH
With the idea of developing a Facebook game for financial literacy, the Three Coins team (under the working title “Game Changing” at that time won the renowned social innovation award “Ideas against Poverty” in October 2011.
VereinEP – Creation potentials, development perspectives and experiential education
The VereinEP is a non-profit association that offers complementary innovative learning, education and development arrangements. The aim of the association is to take the initiative for a number of socially significant questions and problems with future-oriented educational projects.