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10 ideas that make our world a bit more beautiful

This is a brief adaptation of a piece written by Kirsten Ottens, director of the ING Netherlands Fund,  the main partner of our Investment Ready programme. It was originally published in Dutch on the Community blog of ING. How often… Read the rest

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

Press: 10 finalists with solutions for refugee and migrant integration selected!

We’re thrilled to announce the 10 finalists in this year’s European Social Innovation Competition! We received 1,095 applications from 36 countries and they included a varied range of innovative ideas in response to the extensive migration we’re currently seeing across… 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

Duurzame ondernemers: Doe mee aan de DAMPrijs

Bent u ondernemer en vindt u duurzaamheid belangrijk? Een goede reden om de uitdaging aan te gaan en mee te doen met de DAM Prijs 2016! Laat zien dat u een duurzame ondernemer bent en maak kans op de stadsdeelprijs… Read the rest

#SOKickoff | Eco-System Meeting Social Entrepreneurship Amsterdam

[View the story “Eco-systeem Meeting Sociaal Ondernemen Amsterdam” on Storify]… Read the rest


The online travel guide for the Conscious Urban Traveller   Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 2016 – Conscious Travel Guide is live! As locals of popular cities around the world, we give Conscious Urban Travellers great tips; starting in Amsterdam. To… Read the rest

Social Entrepreneurship Diaries Ep.2 #podcast

EP. 02 – THE HYBRID SPIRIT Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 28:09 | Size: 25,7 Mb | Recorded on March 23, 2016     All social entrepreneurship projects share one underlying characteristic: hybridity. Pursuing social goals… Read the rest

Looks Good, Feels Food, Is Really Good: 2 steps to becoming a sustainable fashion SME

Looks Good, Feels Good, Is Really Good: 2 steps to becoming a sustainable fashion SME   Last week I had the opportunity to catch Baptiste Carrière-Pradal, Europe’s VP of Sustainable Apparel Coalition, in his lush-sustainable corner office at Impact Hub… Read the rest

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