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NEW | Our first SDG Meetup explores SDG #12

In September we launched our monthly SDG Meetup in collaboration with SDG House and C-Change. For each Meetup we focus on one Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and invite entrepreneurs, innovators and knowledge partners to share lessons learned from working toward… More

Find out what investors want to know

The next edition of our Investment Ready Program is coming up! The Investment Ready Program is a 5-month peer-to-peer driven accelerator sponsored by ING, during which we help participants review their business model, strategy and team and craft a funding… More

Meet the participants of our 14th Business Model Challenge

Get to know the 14th Business Model Challenge’s participants For full-time program, we collaborated with our partners Accenture on the theme Skills to Succeed. Our aim was to prepare the next generation to thrive in the new economy. Our part-time… More

Meet the winners of Investment Ready 2018

CoVadem and Nerdalize were chosen by the other nine participants as winners of our fifth Investment Ready accelerator for sustainable startups looking for funding to match their growth ambitions. Both startups will receive extra support from partners ING, De Brauw… More

Introducing the new Impact Hub Community App

Want to connect to more than 17,000 Impact Hub members in over 100 locations around the world? All you have to do is hop aboard our brand new global Impact Hub Community App! What can you do with the Community… More

Meet the startups: Plastic Free Ocean Accelerator

With plastic waste entering the ocean at a rate of 1 garbage truck per minute, it’s time to act. WWF and Impact Hub Amsterdam joined forces to support innovative startups that develop solutions to reduce plastic pollution and the leakage… More

Coaching impact entrepreneurs with Accenture

For our 14th Business Model Challenge (BMC), we are collaborating with our partners Accenture on the theme of Skills to Succeed. With this special edition, Impact Hub and Accenture aim to prepare the next generation to thrive in the new… More

Meet the startups in our 2018 Investment Ready Program

From a fashion library to furniture made of fished plastic and water heated by servers, say hello to our 2018 Investment Ready Program participants CoVadem | Winner CoVadem’s big data tool offers smart river monitoring – such as water depth… More

Meet the Amsterdam City Fellowship winners VraagApp

This story is the second in a series introducing the three winners of the health-focused Amsterdam City Fellowship accelerator, which is part of the City of Amsterdam’s Social Entrepreneurship Program. Watch the video below to meet Frank Schalken, founder of… More

Solve EU Social Challenges

Impact Hub Amsterdam is working with Meta Group, EBN and the Impact Hub network across Europe to host the EU Social Challenges Platform, which boosts marketable solutions with clear social benefits by matching ‘challenge owners’ – organisations with problems to… More

What corporates can learn from impact enterprises

Before joining Impact Hub’s Acceleration Programs team, Evan van der Holst contributed to PwC Nederland’s recent publication on what and how mainstream business can learn from successful social enterprises. For this paper, Evan drew from his award-winning MA thesis, for … More

BinBang: closing waste loops

Meet BinBang CEO and co-founder Anja Cheriakova, who took part in the 2017 edition of our Investment Ready Program, our five-month peer learning-based accelerator for scalable solutions to global sustainability challenges. Read on to find out how Investment Ready helped… More

A new model for public-private partnerships

With our health-focused Amsterdam City Fellowship accelerator in full swing, its program manager, Wieke van der Zouwen, shares how the Impact Hub and City of Amsterdam found new ways to connect entrepreneurs to policy officers in a common quest to… More

Why you should attend our Art of Hosting training

How can we build the capacity and the skills to thrive in a rapidly changing world? How can we use the power of collaboration to create a better society? Change needs leaders who can collaborate effectively across sectors and ‘host‘… More

Meet the participants of our 13th Business Model Challenge

When we designed our three-month Business Model Challenge incubator, we set out to help early growth stage entrepreneurs save time and money while they develop a scaleable business model. And since 2017 the program has two tracks, Intensive and Light.… More

Meet the Amsterdam City Fellows: Start met Happen

This story is the first in a series introducing the four impact entrepreneurs taking part in the health-focused Amsterdam City Fellowship accelerator, which is part of the City of Amsterdam’s Social Entrepreneurship Program. Meet Start met Happen and its founder,… More

Masterclass Societal Transitions

Masterclass Societal Transitions 29 mei 2018 – 29 juni 2018 Do you sometimes think that societal challenges are hopelessly complex, but are you still committed to make a difference? Do you search for bridges between civil society, government and business?… More

The business of design

From unexpected innovations to business models Usually, a company’s starting point is an opportunity to develop a product or service that meets a market need. For designers and artists this is seldom the case. They were trained to be inquisitive… More