Who we are

We are a group of Christians from the fields of business, finance and mission who want to promote business start-ups in the global South.

We want to bring together entrepreneurship and Christian values or ethics.

For us, this is not a contradiction. Rather, we expect this combination to make a successful contribution to a better world.

Our focus is on the labour market. Precarious employment, abuse, exploitation or simply unemployment characterise the situation of most people in the global South.

What we do

Essentially, we focus on two topics:

  1. Creating networks between stakeholders
  2. Accompanying concrete business cases

We support business case development primarily through


Wilm de Haan


Telephone: +49 (0) 151 50841625
E-Mail: w.dehaan@b4t-empowerment.de

Jochen Schmidt

CFO & Partner

Telephone: +49 (0) 170 2440632
E-Mail: j.schmidt@b4t-empowerment.de

Dr. Thomas Schmidt


E-Mail: t.schmidt@b4t-empowerment.com

Stefan Glave


Telephone: +49 (0) 170 3760502
E-Mail: s.glave@b4t-empowerment.com

Burkhard Müller


Telephone: +49 (0) 170 4543336
E-Mail: b.mueller@b4t-empowerment.com

Daniel Wirth


E-Mail: d.wirth@b4t-empowerment.com

Sophia Wolf

Venture Associate

E-Mail: s.wolf@b4t-empowerment.com