together. make an impact.

We are SENA, the advocacy group for entrepreneurship with positive social impact.

We want to live in a world where people are active for positive social impact. We live this vision as social entrepreneurs. To do this, we connect like-minded people, network with our environment and empower entrepreneurial action for positive social impact. If you want to see more of us, you can find our image video here.

Our goals

  • A contact point and a home for social entrepreneurs
  • To make social entrepreneurs visible
  • Facilitate start-ups, break down barriers
  • Improve the financing situation
  • to inspire young people for social entrepreneurship

Details about us and our goals can be found in the association’s statutes.

Proven with study:
Social enterprises are important for society and the economy

First data available on the Austrian entrepreneurship landscape
The "Social Entrepreneurship Monitor Austria 2020", which was commissioned by the Ministry of Economics and prepared by Social Entrepreneurship Network Austria, is the first well-founded data basis for Austria. The analysis of the needs of social entrepreneurs forms the basis for measures for their further development.
More detailed information and statements by Minister of Economic Affairs Margarete Schramböck can be found here.

SENA macht das Wirken von Social Entrepreuren sehr erfolgreich sichtbar.

Alexandra Nitzlader – Regional Manager Austria FASE

Es ist schön mit SENA eine gemeinsame Stimme von und für Social Entrepreneurs zu haben.

Bernhard Hofer – Gründungsmitglied und Ehrenpräsident von SENA