Inspiration, innovation and inclusion: Shaping our future with  the social and solidarity economy


Daniel Nowack

World Economic Forum

Head of Global Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship


Daniel Nowack is Head of the Global Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship at the World Economic Forum and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. With 100+ members, representing over 100,000 social entrepreneurs, the Global Alliance is the largest multi-stakeholder coalition for social entrepreneurship, focused on mobilising the private and public sector to support social entrepreneurship and innovation. Before joining the Forum, Daniel was Managing Director at Yunus Social Business (YSB), a philanthropic venture fund for social businesses in LATAM, Africa and India, co-founded by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus. he also served in various roles in startups and the impact ecosystem. He connects the dots between science fiction and social fiction. He is a former CFO to various startups, 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 TU Munich, University RheinMain and Fresenius University of Applied Sciences.