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I. We are consultants. We found and manage our own companies. We know the challenges of building a company from the ground up and keeping it running. With lots of passion and experience, we counsel others on their projects and visions. If they are sustainable. Or want to be.
II. Sustainable companies are not in it for a quick buck at the expense of people and the environment. They know that each economic decision comes with social and environmental impacts. After all, they want to achieve positive long-term results.
III. Consumers and employees are becoming ever more critical and start asking questions about a company’s social and environmental strategies. Greenwashing will come out in the end. Sustainability is not just a marketing story but needs to be an integral part of every successful business strategy.
On the one hand, we support start-ups through all stages of development, from defining their ideas into a concrete project and structuring all implementation steps and related processes, to creating business and financing plans and marketing and sales concepts. Last but not least, we actively assist them, through our extensive network, with financing and funding. On the other hand, we aid established companies of any size with implementing a sustainable and entrepreneurial mindset across all long-term strategies and all personnel.
Mediashop is one of Europe’s leading omni-channel retailers and, with its over 300 employees, clear leader in the German-speaking market. Using our tried and tested PPP way (People-Planet-Profit), we implement a customized tool for visualizing and improving sustainable entrepreneurship. In cooperation with the company and with scientific assistance from the Social Entrepreneurship Center of the WU Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business), we create concrete measures and KPIs, while respecting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Goodshares Consulting GmbH and Goodshares Beteiligungs GmbH (partnering with the EAF European Angels Fund which automatically matches all investments) are direct or indirect stakeholders (via their partners) in the following companies:
The first steps are the most challenging. In the early phases of founding the cornerstone for successful development is laid. Just providing capital is usually not enough at this point in time. BWS.INVEST sees itself as an explorer, enabler and mentor, but above all as a partner who understands entrepreneurship, who takes responsibility and gets involved in the project with the same passion as the founders themselves. With all the tools that the first sprints require, BWS.INVEST helps to use the initial energy effectively and gets the project off the ground.