In 2017, Hanna Byland founded, established and led Impact Hub Basel, a center for sustainable entrepreneurship, for four years. During this time, she also facilitated the creation and development of a national Impact Hub network, which contributes to the creation of over 2,000 jobs annually. Since 2018, she has also been an independent attorney and partner in a Basel law firm. Ms. Byland specializes in association and foundation law. With her strategic and pragmatic approach, she translates visions into concrete actions.


“Bill de Vigier was a pioneer with foresight not only in his entrepreneurial activities, but also in the establishment of the foundation. I look forward to helping to ensure that his legacy continues to be translated into action.”



Carmen Lamparter started her own business at a young age and gained a lot of national and international experience in event organization and production. In 2015, she founded the music and event agency Black Pike Favorites and specialized her company in Europe-wide tours for international artists. She has also worked as a manager for established artists from Switzerland and abroad, who have been able to benefit from her wealth of experience. As an entrepreneur in a constantly changing industry, she is accustomed to always acting in a flexible yet far-sighted manner.

“My years of experience in artist management and event organization serve me well in placing our young entrepreneurs in the spotlight and effectively presenting them on the national startup stage.”