Daniel Nowack is Managing Director at Yunus Social Business (YSB), a philanthropic venture fund for social businesses in Latin America, Africa and India, co-founded by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus.
Daniel works with corporate partners to inspire purpose-driven innovation and transformation of value chains through social business initiatives. Together with partners such as MAN Truck & Bus, Melitta or Merck, Daniel and his team develop Joint Ventures with corporations to solve social or environmental problems through business means.
Through various roles in startups and the impact ecosystem, Daniel connects the dots between science fiction and social fiction. He is a former CFO to various startups, a Senior Partner at the innovation agency Lumen Partners, a founding member of a German faith-based investment club, a mentor for Google Launchpad and Founders Institute as well as a lecturer for Lean Startup at University RheinMain and Fresenius University of Applied Sciences.
How can corporates, and their foundations, drive systemic change? Daniel Nowack shares insights from research at Yunus Social Business – with examples of how some of the world's biggest commercial names are deploying more than just cash.