Co-design your own accelerator

Impact Hub Amsterdam offers a unique acceleration trajectory, designed to help impact entrepreneurs at the most crucial stages of their development start, grow and scale their business and make a positive impact in The Netherlands and beyond.

In addition to our in-house programs, we collaborate with corporate, governmental and other organisations to co-design customized accelerators across multiple sectors and impact areas.

Are you excited to implement one of our accelerators or co-design a program tailor-made for your sector and sustainability goals? Then get in touch with Frederik van Droffelaar, Programs Director, via the contact form below. Please add 'Co-design an accelerator' as your subject line.

Running client programs

Grow your business

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Plastic Free Ocean accelerator

5 Feb 2018 – 5 Oct

With plastic waste getting into the ocean at a rate of 1 dump truck per minute and a bleak prediction of more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050, the time to act is now.

WWF and Impact Hub Amsterdam are joining forces to accelerate 10 startups that develop innovative solutions to reduce plastic pollution and plastic leakage into the ocean.

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Past client programs

Go from idea to startup


Amsterdam City Fellowship

Running, ends in Dec 2017

With this accelerator we help facilitate collaboration between impact entrepreneurs and the City of Amsterdam. The aim of this close cooperation is to co-create and implement innovative solutions to health-related urban challenges.

In this 8-month program, which ran until December 2017, impact entrepreneurs develop their innovative products / services and receive expert guidance and mentoring from the municipality and Impact Hub’s extensive networks.

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New Material Award Challenge

In this incubator co-created with the DOEN Foundation, we help 12 designers nominated for the prestigious New Material Award with developing business plans for their innovative products.

And to ensure they can get their designs out there, we boost their knowledge of strategy, finance, legal, production, branding, and impact measurement.

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Grow your business


Organic Food Against Climate Change

Multinational food company Wessanen wants to contribute to a green future by changing the way we produce our food and by encouraging consumers to make more sustainable choices.

This is why, in addition to offering a 97% vegetarian range, Wessanen decided to collaborate with Impact Hub and open up its network and expertise to entrepreneurs that address key challenges of the global food system.

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Scale internationally


Booking Booster

As the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, wanted to give its customers the best experience in every destination they travel to.

So the company partnered with our Impact Hub network to co-create an intensive three-week accelerator that aims to turn tourism into a force for good by improving the sustainability of destinations through cultural heritage, environment and inclusive business.

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