Orrick is well-known as a leading advisor to the global Technology sector and works on behalf of the most disruptive companies in the market and their investors. For Europe, PitchBook ranks Orrick #1 for Venture Capital since 12 quarters in a row (as of Q4 2018), being the law firm advising on the highest number of venture transactions in Europe. But while we certainly enjoy being one of the world’s most premier tech firms, the lawyers at Orrick are deeply committed to supporting the community. The impact of Orrick’s pro bono program is one of the most important ways we measure our professional success. Orrick is ranked #3 among U.S. firms for our pro bono impact in the U.S. and #6 internationally. Each of our lawyers, from the first year trainees to the most senior partner is asked to spend at least 20 hours of work time each year on pro-bono engagements, with many of them well exceeding this target. Orrick has been named to the National Law Journal’s 2018 Pro Bono Hot List, which recognizes the most significant pro bono work of the past year.
ISSO or Institute for Social and Sustainable Oikonomics is a part of the Martin-Görlitz-Stiftung and is situated in in Koblenz. ISSO is the place to turn to for everyone who wants to develop, discuss and work on new ideas. ISSO facilitates the creative process by offering the workspace and additional resources. Its primary concern is developing a sustainable society. To achieve this goal, it seeks to connect cultural, economic, social and environmental interests. The institute offers everything from consultation and coaching to seminars and after work sessions.
Actionlight supports our conference with the event technical set-up. Without thieir expertise and support our conference would not be possible. We would like to thank Actionlight for their support throughout the years. If you would like to learn more about the fields actionlight operates in please visit www.actionlight.de
WHU is a privately funded, officially recognised business school with campuses in Vallendar and Düsseldorf. By focussing on internationalism and the practical application of knowledge WHU became one of Germany’s leading universities for business administration and enjoys an excellent international reputation.
Social Entrpreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland
The Social Entrepreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland, founded in 2017, aims to give German social entrepreneurs a strong and united voice. The goals: improving the conditions for social entrepreneurs and the founding of social businesses, promoting the idea of social entrepreneurship in Germany as well as creating events to bring entrepreneurs together. Currently, the SEND includes more than 140 members - growing daily.