Stefan Kainz

Co-founder and Managing partner of Growth Ninjas

Categories: Alumni, Central-Eastern Europe Region, Social Entrepreneurs

Stefan is co-founder and managing partner of Growth Ninjas, a digital growth agency based in Vienna, Austria. His mission is to support entrepreneurs on their growth journeys – both business and personal.

He specializes in Digital Strategy and Digital Go-To-Market (Marketing, Sales, Service) for Scale Ups and SMBs in Austria and Germany.

Stefan draws on extensive experience in the Start Up World as CMO & CFO of and from senior leadership roles in the banking and consulting industry. Stefan holds a Master’s degree in international business studies from University of Innsbruck (Austria), University of Florida (Gainesville, USA) and Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand).

He is a CFA charter holder from the Chartered Financial Analyst Program. Stefan strives to contribute to a world that is positive, lively, fair and connected.

He is a father of three and loves sailing in summer and skiing in winter.

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“The Ashoka Visionary Program has been the jump start I needed to tackle the system instead of the symptoms. I took with me a lot of know-how on different aspects of social entrepreneurship. And more importantly, I felt so much connection and inspiration from the many wonderful colleagues in our cohort that I couldn't help but tackle the issue that is dearest to my heart: democratizing truly sustainable investing, i.e. making it accessible to all."