Daniel Nowack

Managing Director, Yunus Social Business

Daniel Nowack is 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. Daniel works with corporate partners to inspire purpose-driven innovation and transformation of value chains through social business initiatives. Together with partners such as Vodafone, IKEA or Merck, Daniel and his team develop impact programs and ventures to support the corporate journey towards tangible and authentic purpose transformation.

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, PMO Lead for the World Economic Forum’s COVID Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs, 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.

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