Ursula Heimann Future Lab: Speeches and Workshops 

Future Lab Programm for 2023

My speeches, workshops and seminaries are informative and action oriented. Participants will walk out with innovative, future fit and practical learnings and take aways to implement easily in their own projects. 










Please find my new Programm 2023 here:

Zukunftswerkstatt - Programm 2024

New Workshops - React with Impact - GUSTAV Project







For detailed information click here.

Checkup Sustainability

October 10, 2023: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., online

November 8, 2023: At the Technologie-Hub Braunschweig, 14:00 – 16:00 pm

Innovation and Market

October 12, 2023: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., online

November 2, 2023: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., online

November 14, 2023: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., online

For registration click here.


Sustainability Checkup








Is your social business economically, ecologically and socially sustainable? Analyze central aspects with our sustainability checkup and identify initial options for action to strengthen your company and secure your impact.

When: Nov. 8th, 2023, 2 pm to 4 pm

Where: Technologiepark Braunschweig

For registration click here.


Networking in a historic tram






Be there and get to know motivated startups. What is happening with the implementation of the UN's 17 sustainability goals? Ask questions, offer support, and expand your network while riding a vintage tram.

This event is aimed at startups that act and think with a focus on the common good and actors from the areas of funding, support and financing (VC) who are enthusiastic about social entrepreneurship. Also, anyone from the startup ecosystem can take part.

Write an email to register: uh@ursulaheimann.de

When: October 17th, 2023, 2:30 to 5:00 pm

Where: Hannover

React with Impact - GUSTAV Project







Consulting for social businesses - without cost

in cooperation with the EZN GmbH, the Center for Inventors in Northern Germany

Financed through the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

We present our new program online. 

September 13th, 2023 : 13:00 - 13:00

September 14th, 2023: 15:00 - 15:30

September 20th, 2023: 13:00 - 13:30

To register write a brief email to: uh@ursulaheimann.de

Register now, there are limited spaces. 



Start today - take care of your finances

On the Zócalo – the main square of Mexico City -  Dr. Ursula Heimann explains 5 steps that women can use to organize their finances.

Where: Zócale Mexico-City

When: July 20th, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m

Financial Capabilities and Financial Literacy for Executives of Citibanamex

A course coordinated by the University of Anahuac in Mexico City and Noahui Soluciones

With national and international Experts

Topics conducted by Ursula Heimann

  1. Trust as a foundation in the financial sector
  2. Access to finance for small businesses
  3. Financial literacy for women and entrepreneurs

Where: online

When: May 27th , June 10th, July 29th, August 3rd, August 5th, 2023

Scaling – a method focused workshop for sustainable energy companies

For Companies of the Energy Cluster in Querétaro Mexico

with Ursula Heimann, PhD

Where: Technological University of Queretaro

When: July 18th  and 25th, 2023, 5:30 to 7:00 pm


Do Women Start a Business Differently?

How to develop a strong startup concept starting from a first idea.

Workshop for women who want to start a business. 

Koordinierungsstelle Frau und Wirtschaft Hildesheim

Monday, March 6th, 2023, 5 pm to 6:30 pm, online

Contact: kontakt@ko-stelle.Lkhi.de

Founder's Talk on Social Entrepreneurship

Kickoff conference for the German Founder's Week 2022 at the KET Center of the University of Hildesheim

Ursula Heimann represents the Social Entrepreneurship Network Germany, SEND / Regional Group Lower Saxony and speaks about the role of social entrepreneurship for startups.

Monday, November 14th,  5 to 7 p.m.


Roundtable with Mexican governmental institutions

How can we strengthen financial inclusion and resilience of small companies in Mexico?

Ursula Heimann presented SOLLIV´s work with SME and discussed options to foster them with the Secretary of Economic Development of the City of Mexico, financial authorities and other public institutions. The roundtable was coordinated by MetLife Foundation Mexico. 

Mexico, October 24th, 2022      08:30 - 11:00 



Dörte Roloff will be discussing at 11:25 a.m. with Ursula Heimann, Jakob Hörisch, Benjamin Kowalski, Frederic Penzand Michelle Spitzer at the Social Innovation Day 2022 in Brunswick/Germany: Sustainability – only a short term trend? Find the agenda  here and the livestream of the activities  here

#SocialStartupDay  #SocialEntrepreneurship 


Innovation in Financial Education 

Ursula Heimann at COREMIF 2022 on what kind of innovation do we need in financial education and financial health programs

March 24th, 2022, 15:00 - 15:45 (CET)

Proyecto META Transforma tu negocio

Ursula Heimann presents the results of SOLLIV´s two years project focused on COVID recovery and transformation for small and growing enterprises in Mexico. 

Tuesday, March 22nd, 09:00 - 11:00 CET,  via Zoom. 

¡Haz amistad con tu dinero!

Una charla sobre tu dinero y como manejarlo a tu favor. 

Ursula Heimann talking with young adults in Mexico about money and personal finance. 

Global Money Week Mexico 2022 

Wednesday, 23.03.2022, 16:00 - 17:00 CET via Zoom

To participate clic here.

A Fireside Chat on Transformational Entrepreneurship – Research and Practice

A Leuphana University Event

Tuesday, 25th of January 4-5pm (CET) via Zoom

To register please write a quick email to: entrepreneurshipdays@leuphana.de

For further information click here.

Participating speakers: Wiebke Hallerberg, Arnim Wiek, Ursula Heimann

With these three experts from research and practice we are looking forward to an inspiring conversation on the concept of transformational entrepreneurship, how startups can contribute to societal transformation, what researchers can offer for this debate, and how a more holistic version of entrepreneurship can look like.

Your hosts: Verena Meyer, Cooperation Service (Project: Multilateral Scouting Processes for Innovation and Career) & Annette Schöneck, Entrepreneurship Hub

May 3rd, 2021

Innovation - A Way of Thinking

Conference for Young Entrepreneurs and Social Entrepreneurs in Guatemala

Prodetur Bootcamp in Tourism


November 11th, 2020

Do Financial Institutions Need an Impact Strategy?

Conference for Financial Institutions in Latin America.

Coordinated by AXXON and Anahuac University. 


October 10th, 2020

Do we generate Impact? 

Conference on generating and evaluating impact for civil organisations in Mexico. 

Coordinated by JAPDF Mexico. 

August 7th, 2019

Conference and Workshop held at the JAPDF’s CECAPISS Academy regarding German organisations focused on international development cooperation.


June 24th, 2019

Coordination and implementation of a Round Table to present and debate demand and use of financial services in small, family-owned enterprises in Mexico, in cooperation with MetLife Foundation Mexico


May 3rd until June 16th, 2019

Lecturer for the MOOC “Recent trends in financial inclusion in Latinamerica”, modules 3 an 4, of the Latin American Development Bank CAF.

May 22nd, 2019

Kick-off event for the new study project “Crowdfunding and Environmental Innovations” of the Centre for Sustainability Management of the German University Leuphana in Lüneburg; participation in the academic advisory board


May 13th, 2019

Opening of the latest exihibition  of the Museum Soltau, showing rare findings of the archives of the Museum, as part of a project of further developing the Museum and its range


October  - November 2018

Member of the academic advisory board of the research center Centro Espinosa Yglesiasin Mexico, advising a study on financial inclusion and financial mobility of women in Mexico



Workshop for young social entrepreneurs


Hoerisch, Jacob

When: June 19th, 2024, 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Where: Haus der Möglichkeiten, Marktstraße 31, Soltau

Who: Prof. Jacob Hörisch, Leuphana University

Be part of this workshop – develop your first own concepts for business models with positive ecological and social impact

The workshop will be interactive and addresses young people. Jacob Hörisch also explains steps to implement social innovative business models successfully


The Feast of Knowledge and Culture










Can I jump as far as a grashopper? What is a metacom symbol? How do I make butter from cream? What does music from electricity sound like? Can I talk the northern German dialect?

You can learn and find out this and much more on June 8th in Soltau, Northern Germany. About 50 individuals, organizations and institutions participate and let you have a look on their work, their astonishing findings and most recent inventions.

When: June 8th, 2024, 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m

Where: In the historical center of Soltau, Lower Saxony


The Jaguar is returning!










Planalto presents its project on climate protection and reforestation in southern Mexico.

When: June 8th, 2024, 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Where: Haus der Möglichkeiten, Marktstraße 31, Soltau

Who: Planalto, Johanna Damm

Since 2013, Planalto has reforested around 1000 hectares of former cattle ground in southern Mexico. Jaguar and other animals are returning in the reforested jungle, which plays also an important role in climate protection.

Johanna Damm from Planalto presents her project in Soltau. You can see videos and photographs, prepare charcoal and Mexican coffee with a pyrolysis cooking set, and you get to know the Mexican Logwood tree and its beautiful coloring tones.


Hello Future! Soltau meets Industry and Discusses Sustainability










When: Tuesday, June 4th, 5.30 to 7.00 pm

Where: Haus der Möglichkeiten, Marktstraße 31, Soltau

Who: Ann Kathrin von Hülse, Sustainability Manager of G.A. Röders GmbH & Co. KG

What does sustainability mean and need in the die casting and injection molding industry? The Soltau (northern Germany) based, international focused G.A. Röders GmbH und Co. KG produces highly specialized parts for automotive, aviation and medical industry. G.A. Röders is working on its first sustainability report according to the new EU rules.

In this workshop Ann Katrin von Hülse, Sustainability Manager at G.A. Röders, presents their vision of sustainability in the die casting and injection molding industry and opens the discussion with the participants on their expectations with regard to the industry in Soltau und the Heidekreis municipality.

Invitations are open to the general public. Participate in this inspiring discussion!



Businesspower Weekend for female founders






When: Mai 24th and 25th, 2024

Where: Hotel Park Soltau

Who: Koordinierungsstelle Frau & Wirtschaft Heidekreis

👉🏻 Starting a business successfully - Ursula Heimann
👉🏻 The basic marketing kit - Anika Schön
👉🏻 Taxes for founders - Natascha Fabian
👉🏻 Gaining clients - Christina Bodendieck
👉🏻 Negotition Skills - Imke Leith

Registration: koostelle@heidekreis.de

Repair Café

First workshop to conceptualise a Repair Café for Soltau

Where: Haus der Möglichkeiten, Marktstraße 31, Soltau

When: May 8th, 2024, 5 pm to 7 pm 






Foto: Snowball Effect


House of Opportunities opening!

Where: Soltau / Lower  Saxony in Germany

When: April 13th, 2024 

A place for inspiration, networking and co-creation of innovative ideas and conepts. Find more information here.

Marktstrasse 31, 20614 Soltau, April 13th, 2024, 09:00 - 13:00.







Snowball Effect Solutions Exhibition - at the House of Opportunities in Soltau

45 innovative and sustainable Solutions for the world's most pressing challenges: climate change, migration, integration, mental health and many more. Replication wanted!

Don't miss it! Find more information here

From April 13th until June 30th in Soltau - Lower Saxony/Germany. 







Why we all need female investments

Networking for investors

November 16th, 2022         18:00 - 20:30

Gründerinnen-Consult hannover impuls GmbH

For more information click here. 


Female Social Entrepreneurship Panel

University of Hildesheim - German Entrepreneurship Week 2022

November 14th, 2022         17:00 - 19:00 

For more information click here


12th Forum on financial and economic education

Interactive Economy Museum, Mexico (MIDE)

October 20th, 2022

Entrepreneurship Summit 2022

Entrepreneurship Foundation Berlin

Online: October 6th, 2022

In Berlin: October 22nd and 23rd 2022

Find more information here

Find the livestream here

#SocialStartupDay  #SocialEntrepreneurship 

Social Startup Day 2022

Brunswick, Germany

September 6th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. until 04:00 p.m.

Please find the agenda here

Find information on Startup Niedersachsen here

Find the livestream here

#SocialStartupDay  #SocialEntrepreneurship 


Latin American Congress on Remittances, Microfinance and Financial Inclusion. 

Guatemala, March 23rd and 24th, 2022. 

Innovation is one core topic of COREMIF 2022. For more information please clic here

Global Money Week 2022

The 10th worldwide OECD Action Week on financial education for youth will take place form March 21st to 27th, 2022. 

For more information clic Global Money Week 2022 and Global Money Week Deutschland 2022

SEND Social Entrepreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland

Innovative Education and Training

Panel discussion on innovative and digital schooling and professional training. 

July 1st, 16:00 - 17:00 o'clock,


For more information please consult here.

SEND Social Entrepreneurship Network Germany

Social Innovation - Please Open the Way!

Panel Discussion with Maja Göpel and Guests

June 24th, 2020 - online

For more information please consult here

FLII Home 2020

Latin American Forum on Impact Investment 2020

Reignite - Coming together to regroup and redesign a resilient planet and society

Online, May 24th until May 28th, 2021

For more information consult agenda.

KfW and BMZ

International Conference on "Fragile Contexts, Digitalisation, Remote Management, Monitoring and Verification".

Ideas for a sustainable Lüneburg Region

Tuesday, January 19th until Thursday, January 21st, 2021.

For more information consult agenda

Lüneburg Hackathon 2020


Ideas for a sustainable Lüneburg Region

June 11th and 12th, 2020

Leuphana University and Lüneburg-Wolfsburg Chamber of Crafts

5th ECN Crowd Camp 2020

Sustainable Finance for Crowdfunding Institutions

June 10th to 12th, 2020

For more information visit link


Cada Día Cuenta - Latin American Hackathon

Solutions to the COVID Crisis

April 3rd and 4th, 2020


June 16th, 2020   -   8.30 a.m. - 12.30 pm   -   UEBV Heidekreis/Germany

Leadership training in SME - is that really necessary?


Trainer: Ursula Heimann

March 6th, 13th, and 20th, 2020        Heidekreis/Germany

The Entrepreneur's Academy: Making your idea work

Work on your idea, develop it further, and do your first pitch.

Trainer: Ursula Heimann

Take action and register today!

GründerInnen-Akademie 2020 - Entwickle Deine Geschäftsidee!

February 18th - 20th, 2020 - Mérida/Mexico

Foro Latinoamericano de Inversión de Impacto X


October 8th -10th, 2019 - Puebla/Mexico

Savingsbanks Foundation for International Cooperation

Hackafest - Rural digital finance


September 13th - 19th, 2019

The Fintech Innovator Summit, Mexiko


June 27th, 2019

1. Business Forum Mexico. Von Unternehmern für Unternehmer. Stuttgart.


June 17th - 19th, 2019

Annual Summit Global Banking Alliance for Women, Paris


June 2019

Annual Conference, European Microfinance Network, EMN, Wien