About us
About us

What we do

We accelerate the transition to a sustainable society and economy. We are part of the Impact Hub network of 17,000 entrepreneurs and innovators in 102+ locations worldwide in 50+ countries spanning five continents. Learn more

Meet the team

Impact Hub Amsterdam has a strong, driven multi-disciplinary team, who are dedicated to accelerate the transition to a sustainable society and economy. In this, we are supported by a vast network of mentors, trainers and advisors specialised in all important drivers of the impact field, and sectors such as food, circularity, new plastics economy. Get to know us and connect.

Connect with a valuable network to solve global and local challenges
GORDANA GORIC | Senior Lecturer University Vernity

Latest updates

17 February

COVID-19 as a Tipping Point | Where are they now?

11 January

Impact Hub Amsterdam activates next level impact

As Impact Hub Amsterdam turns 12, we’ve decided to make some changes to unleash its higher potential. Our vision, when we started in 2008, was ambitious: a radically better world. In 2020 we take a stand for a fully green and inclusive economy, and draw from our long-standing work with innovators to collectively pioneer change in the mainstream: Impact Hub Amsterdam’s new level of ambition is born.
16 December

Relegating plastics in sportswear

Iron Roots© was founded in 2017, by Ashkan, Stefan & Erik, three friends that were fed up with the fact that more than 90% of all sportswear was made from plastics. When they didn't find a good alternative, they decided to take matters in our own hands.
14 December

Building the new plastics economy together

In 2015, the City of Amsterdam and Impact Hub Amsterdam started a relationship to share ideas, networks, actions and reflections to make the city’s growing social entrepreneurship ecosystem more explicit and better equipped. We are pleased to share what our partnership has accomplished and what we have learned.
8 December

Closing the Loop creates value from waste

Joost de Kluijver is al een lange tijd werkzaam in de mobiele telefonie sector. De telefoon is een icoon geworden van technologische vooruitgang, stelt hij. Met zijn bedrijf Closing the Loop voorkomt Joost dat telefoons na een aantal jaar trouwe dienst op de vuilnisbelt terechtkomen.

Career opportunities

Check out the career opportunities within our community of impact entrepreneurs. Find a purposeful job, assignment, internship, or project that contributes to solving sustainable and/or social issues. In other words: jobs with an impact.

Get in touch

Impact Hub Amsterdam is located in the east of Amsterdam, next to Oosterpark, in the stunning KIT – Royal Tropical Institute building, otherwise known as ‘SDG House’. Home to more than 50 other impact- driven organisations; it is a meeting place for entrepreneurial people and innovative minds. A perfect environment for Impact Hub Amsterdam.