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Three Keys to Securing Impact Investments

If you’re reading this, chances are good that a) you are a social entrepreneur; b) you have heard that impact investment could be the answer to scaling your social enterprise; and c) you’ve been utterly disappointed by your experience trying… Read the rest


Join our volunteer team of bloggers, social media ninjas, editors, and community journalists: We are looking for graphic designers, illustrators, photo- and videographers to support our communication team! You are looking for work experience in an international organization but don’t… Read the rest

Winners 2015 European Commission Social Innovation Competition!

We’re thrilled to announce today via the three winners with ideas for ‘New Ways to Grow’ that will share the €150,000 prize! And the winners are… sit-in beekeeping foundation Apiform from Bosnia and Herzegovina peer-to-peer homestay model for older people… Read the rest

Reflections on week 6 of U.Lab Amsterdam

written by: Elena Gramatikovska ‘Don’t think about it. Feel it. Seek it with your hands’ …is pretty much where we left off last week. Well, week 6 was definitely a hands-full session. We have now steadily entered the prototyping part… Read the rest

Q&A with Frank Uffen – The Student Hotel | Dec 9 – 17:00-19:00

Join Frank Uffen – co-founder ‘The Student Hotel’ in his Q&A on international growth     Frank Uffen has been on an adventurous journey, since he was introduced to social entrepreneurship by Impact Hub Amsterdam’s co-founder Tatiana Glad. Since that… Read the rest

Events: Google helpt Nederlandse start-ups met groeiambities

  HARVEST OF RECENT GOOGLE NL EVENT Google investeert wereldwijd in het begeleiden van start-ups. In dit kader vond in Amsterdam de eerste Google Start-up. Week plaats. Dit is een intensief 5-daagsprogramma, gebaseerd op het Launchpad-concept, dat zich richt op… Read the rest

Opinion | Change the world, start (a company)

Change the world, start a company Opinion | by #Impactmaker Jamy Goewie – (Co-director) Ashoka NL How to change the world? That is of course a very complex question to answer. Although almost everyone sees that change is necessary on… Read the rest

#Impactmaker Inge Beckers: boek publicatie ‘HR & Social Media’

#IMPACTMAKER INGE BECKERS: MIJN BOEK ‘HR & SOCIAL MEDIA’ IS VERSCHENEN IN OKTOBER ‘HR & Social Media’ is het eerste boek dat laat zien wat de rol van HR is en hoe belangrijk sociale media voor organisaties zijn. Het boek… Read the rest

Investment Ready selecteert twaalf duurzame ondernemers voor groen groeiprogramma

PERSBERICHT Investment Ready selecteert twaalf duurzame ondernemers voor groen groeiprogramma Amsterdam, 13 oktober 2015 – Stichting DOEN, Hivos en Impact Hub Amsterdam hebben de deelnemers aan het Investment Ready Program bekendgemaakt. Uit 41 inschrijvingen werden twaalf deelnemers geselecteerd, die allemaal… Read the rest