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ING en Investment Ready Program bundelen krachten voor duurzame ondernemers

ING en Investment Ready Program bundelen krachten voor duurzame ondernemers ING wordt hoofdpartner van het Investment Ready Program. Het Investment Ready Program is een unieke accelerator voor duurzame ondernemers met schaalbare bedrijven. Zij bereiden zich in het programma voor op… Read the rest

Grootste social impact hotspot in Amsterdam is een feit

Grootste social impact hotspot in Amsterdam is een feit KIT en IMPACT HUB nu onder één dak   Amsterdam 6 januari 2017 – Met ingang van het nieuwe jaar, werken KIT (Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen) en Impact Hub vanuit… Read the rest

Accelerating The Societal Transition to a More Sustainable World

By: Catalina Iorga In January, the Impact Hub Amsterdam is moving to the stunning building of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), and joining 35 social impact-driven organisations already based at KIT. For the last public event before the big move,… Read the rest

Where Change Goes to Work: #NextHub Teams

Impact Hub Amsterdam is growing. One of the many opportunities this move offers is an ability to create room for our members to grow with us. This means designing our space in such a way that it can accommodate growing… Read the rest

Herman Miller x Impact Hub Amsterdam

We have some exciting news to share: Herman Miller joins Impact Hub to outfit our new Hub!   We are delighted to welcome Herman Miller as part of our community – it’s forward thinking people and its awesome sustainable design… Read the rest

#NextHub Community Session, Design Unveiled

On 17 November 2016 25 community members made their way through the dark rain to the Oosterpark to see the first preview of the emerging design of our new space and give further input. Based on previous community sessions we… Read the rest

The Sharing Economy – Interview Harmen van Sprang

Harmen van Sprang: “The sharing economy is all about the products and services that lead to a happy, sustainable and connected life”   Harmen van Sprang, was working as a freelance innovation consultant in 2013, when he started going to… Read the rest

Community-based Entrepreneurship: Creating value propositions or valuable relationships?

The era of outsiders deciding what’s good for communities is over. The new paradigm is all about participatory processes and co-creation. When you fill in a funding request form, you’re often asked ‘How will this initiative be sustained’? The easy… Read the rest

#NextHub Moving in a Hub-Way

Our upcoming move from the Westerpark to the Oosterpark is not just a move of furniture or mailing address, it is the short of our community and offerings to a next level. Moving a Community of 250+ social entrepreneurs and… Read the rest

Capital Impact – Interview Tatiana Glad #ACWAMS

TATIANA GLAD: “IT IS QUITE AN EXCITING TIME TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR” In Amsterdam, social startups pop up like mushrooms, and more and more of them manage to attract investments. If there is one person able to reflect on the… Read the rest

#NextHub Shaping the Space for Real Needs

This is the fun part! It’s a chance for our team to come together and imagine our Next Hub… what if we could change that? what if we could do this? It’s also a chance for the space to speak… Read the rest

Join us at our Awards Ceremony on 27 October #DiogoChallenge

We’re at an exciting stage of the European Social Innovation Competition and are pleased to invite you to the Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 27 October where the three winners of €50,000 will be announced! The Ceremony marks the culmination… Read the rest

Beyond Polar Bears – Integrating Conscious Capital For a Circular Economy

Opinion by Mitzi László   23%. 15.6 billion euros. That’s the stock price fall the day Volkswagen sustainability scandal got uncovered. Volkswagen systematically cheated the emissions test and marketed the cars as more efficient than they really were, selling them… Read the rest

#NextHub Community Co-creation session #1 & 2

Following on last week’s first team deep dive into our new Impact Hub-to-be space at KIT, yesterday we had our first community site visit and co-creation session. In line with Impact Hub’s collaborative spacemaking philosophy and practice, it was an… Read the rest

Collaborative Spacemaking and #NextHub

On Thursday August 18th we have the first opportunity for our members to visit our new Hub-to-be location. It is always exciting to see the “before” state when a new Impact Hub exists only in one’s imagination! The beauty of… Read the rest

#Diogochallenge: Meet the finalists

The 30 Semi-finalists  Out of 1095 applications the following 30 semi-finalists were selected by the judging panel to attend the Social Innovation Academy in Berlin. The 30 semi-finalists originate from the United Kingdom to the Ukraine: 17 European Union member… Read the rest

It is time to move to our next level. #NextHub

From Westerpark to Oosterpark! “Dear Members of our Community As many of you have patiently witnessed over the past 8 months, we have scoured the city for your next Hub, visited more than 80 buildings in rain and shine, been… Read the rest

News: 2 Impact Startups Funded by Impact Hub Community

IMPACTMAKERS FUND 15 July, Amsterdam – Two social enterprises which are members of Impact Hub’s entrepreneurial ecosystem received €7.500 impact investment through the Impactmakers Fund. The micro-loans function as an investment to start, grow and scale these impact startups that… Read the rest

5 Thought-Provoking Reads On Systemic Change

Striving for Systemic Impact: Narratives of Change and Social Entrepreneurship Do you sometimes think that societal challenges are hopelessly complex, but are you committed to make a difference? This fall DRIFT, the Transition Academy and entrepreneurial network Impact Hub Amsterdam… Read the rest