Social entrepreneurs. Impactmakers. New radicals. Visionaries. Innovators.

Are you running a social enterprise with a proven social or environmental impact and are you ready to scale-up?


Pioneering a new way to internationalisation

You now get the chance to bring proven impact to the next level by scaling-up your businesses locally and internationally.

For one full year, up to 100 participating social innovators will be immersed in the Impact Hub network and acquire knowledge, skills and advice from top mentors. This will support you to successfully scale your business, drive social innovation forward and create positive impact.

Whether through joint venturing, expanding or franchising, the mentors and partnering experts of the Impact Hub Scaling programme are there to help find the best solutions. Because every scaling approach is different, the program, our programme, our services, experts, partners, and global network of 11,000+ social entrepreneurs offers bespoke support to the ambitious entrepreneurs on the programme, meeting your unique needs so you can deliver social impacts.

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Scaling Programme

Impact Hubs across Europe have come together to launch a new scaling program for social entrepreneurs on April 22nd. For one full year, up to 100 innovators will be supported with knowledge, skills and advice from top mentors. This will support you to successfully scale your businesses and create a positive impact.

Impact Hub Scaling is supported by best partners in each location who accompany the ventures on their year long journey. Every selected team of social innovators works closely with Scaling Managers located in Amsterdam, Athens, Bucharest, London, Madrid, Milan, Stockholm and Vienna. They are expert mentors who provide the social innovators with knowledge, skills and advice throughout Impact Hub Scaling.

What we offer you

We have a wide range of experts and services lined up for you along your entrepreneurial journey. While assessing your readiness for next level of growth your Scaling Manager provides you with custom made services, ranging from one-on-one consulting to local market knowledge and strategic growth advice.

We offer you a 3-step method to scale abroad: 1. Intake, 2. Mentoring & Coaching, 3. Soft landing abroad.

For a detailed list of our services, see here.

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Our partners & experts

After your Kick off day your social enterprise is assessed by our Scaling Manager in this step we focus on your specific Internationalisation needs and which partners to involve. With support of partners such as House of Performance, Enterprise Europe Network, van Doorne Advocaten and Impact Hub we customize the available partners to your scaling needs during the next steps.

Partner highlights:
  1. Trustlaw Foundation
  2. Amsterdam Expat Center
  3. Business Boost International
  4. Amsterdam Economic Board
  5. Sustainable Talent

For a full list of available partners see here.

Our mentors

Maurice Kupers | Impact Hub Scaling | Mentor | Sociaal Ondernemen | Internationaal ondernemen | Startup Visa | Impact Hub Amsterdam

Maurice Kupers

Maurice currently works with 3 colleagues at Spring Enterprises. Our firm supports mid-sized companies realizing their growth…

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Annemieke Kievit

Annemieke Kievit

Director Global Public Affairs at Akzo Nobel Chemicals As a highly experienced strategic communications profes…

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PM Heilman

Peter Michel (PM) Heilmann

PM is Navigator and Event Coordinator at StartDock (, a new start-up community in Amsterdam created by pione…

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Susan de Grijp | Google NL | Impact Hub Amsterdam | Mentor Scaling Program|

Susan de Grijp – Google NL

Susan is a senior marketeer with 10+ years of experience. She’s worked the last 8 years at Google (latest as Marketing Mana…

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Scott Kennedy | | Impact Hub Amsterdam | Mentor Scaling Program | Open Label

Scott Kennedy – OpenLabel

Scott is currently the CEO of OpenLabel, the former Executive director of the BitStar International Partnership, a frequent p…

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Marcel Aarts | Impact Hub Amsterdam | Mentor Scaling Program

Marcel Aarts – growth advisor

After founding a startup and turning around a startup successfully, Marcel is now fully dedicated to growing startups. Marcel…

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Henry Bruce | Impact Hub Amsterdam | Mentor Scaling Program

Henry Bruce – consultant & mentor

Henry Bruce is a Technology Product Manager applying over 11 years of private sector consulting experience to technology chal…

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Frederik van Droffelaar | D3 Advies | | Impact Hub Amsterdam | Mentor Scaling Program

Frederik van Droffelaar – D3 Advies

What characterizes Frederik is his analytical way of thinking, his creativity and his ability to acquire knowledge quickly an…

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Femke Rotteveel | Femke LInc. | Impact Hub Amsterdam | Mentor Scaling Program

Femke Rotteveel – Verbinder Femke LInc.

Met open vizier de wereld in te blijven kijken en mensen & ideeen met elkaar te verbinden. Ik heb lang gewerkt in de fina…

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Caroline van der Lande | Impact Hub Amsterdam | De Buurtboer | Mentor Scaling Program

Caroline van der Lande – De Buurtboer

Founder of the Buurtboer: delivery of lunch products for companies on a subscription basis. After a study in p…

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