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COVID-19: The Food Transition on the Fast Track

As part of our Sustainable Food Ecosystem, we are investigating how impact entrepreneurs in the food sector and their stakeholders are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Our aim is to identify what interventions can support a quicker transition to a… More

Online Ordering at Impact Startups during COVID

You don’t have to leave your home to access the offerings of our members and alumni. We composed a list of entrepreneurs who will deliver at your door during COVID times. 1) FRANK ABOUT TEA | Now that you can’t… More

Support for your Startup or SME

The challenging consequences of the coronavirus crisis are a rising concern for companies around the world – from SMEs to multinationals. Fortunately, numerous initiatives have been brought forward to support those whose business is affected by the crisis. The initiatives… More

Meet the Startups | Business Model Challenge Packaging & Food

The Business Model Challenge (BMC) is our incubator program for entrepreneurs who are taking the first steps in starting an impact-driven business. The goal: a solid business plan, strengthened skills, and a pilot in our network. This particular BMC edition… More

A Letter for our Community

Dear Impact Hub Amsterdam Community, It is in crisis that a society is brought to face its fears – as well as the new opportunities that might exist beyond those fears. There are lots of “opportunities” but the first opportunity… More

SDG Meetup #14 | Affordable & Clean Energy

The 14th edition of our monthly SDG Meetup in collaboration with SDG House explored Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7: Affordable & Clean Energy through the contributions from renewable energy entrepreneurs and experts. The Dutch National Climate Agreement aims to achieve… More

Meet the Startups | Impact the Food Chain Accelerator 2020

The Impact the Food Chain Accelerator, which is part of our Food Ecosystem, is a 4-month program for impact entrepreneurs who work on the transition to a more sustainable food system. We’ve selected 10 startups that focus on shorter and… More

SDG Meetup #13 | Circular Fashion

The 13 edition of our monthly SDG Meetup, which we developed in collaboration with SDG House and C-Change, touched on several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to the fashion industry. Our diverse lineup featured speakers from W.Green (comms & branding… More

Unpack Impact | Cases by POTR & HabitSwapp

Paper on the Rocks & private investor Tamara Straatman For the afternoon’s first exploration of best practices in startup-investor collaborations, Paper on the Rocks founder Anne Pleun van Eijsden was joined by private investor Tamara Straatman, a member of impact… More

Unpack Impact | Keynote by FMO’s Emilie Goodall

Keynote speaker Emilie Goodall is Manager Development Impact and Sustainability at FMO, the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank, which provides financing with a development mandate to the private sector in 80 countries across Latin America, South East Asia and Africa. Emilie… More

SDG Meetup #12 | SDG 15: Life on Land

The 12th edition of our monthly SDG Meetup, which we developed in collaboration with SDG House and C-Change, focused on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15: Life on Land. SDG 15 focuses specifically on managing forests sustainably, halting and reversing land… More

Q&A with Emilie Goodall

Unpack Impact Preview: Q&A with Emily Goodall This Friday, during Unpack Impact, we will dive into startup-investor partnerships. We asked keynote speaker Emilie Goodall, Manager Development Impact & Sustainability at FMO: Entrepreneurial Development Bank, to share a glimpse of what… More

The Biggest Little Farm

This Throwback Thursday: The Biggest Little Farm screening & panel with, MOMA and Klooker   How a new food system incorporates local value chains and regenerative agriculture By Impact Hub Member Olívia d’Orsi Junqueira and Reena Tops, Growth Creatives.… More

Circular economy? Let’s have a look at the legal challenges

Perhaps you’re sitting behind a desk made of reclaimed wood, or cycle around town on a refurbished bike. Or maybe you used a sharing platform to get your hands on someone’s unused fan on that sweltering day in July. You… More


In just 60 years, we have collectively generated over 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic waste. Almost 80% of this waste has ended up in a landfill or as litter polluting our soil and oceans. What’s more, each week humans ingest… More

SDG Meetup #11 | Inclusion

The 11th edition of our monthly SDG Meetup, which we developed in collaboration with SDG House and C-Change, focused on the topic of inclusion and three Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) closely related to this topic.  Impact Hub’s mission is to… More

Meet the Cohort

Meet the Cohort: Investment Ready Program The Investment Ready Program, whose main partner is ING Netherlands Fund, is our five-month accelerator for sustainable entrepreneurs with scalable solutions to global problems. We guide the cohort of selected participants through a systematic… More

Meet Jack | A meat-free food line starring young jackfruit

During our Business Model Challenge (BMC) we help entrepreneurs turn their ideas for a better world into scalable business models. Meet Jack won our 13th BMC with their juicy alternative to meat starring young jackfruit. Learn how the BMC helped… More