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SDG Meetup #3: Good health & well-being

Our monthly SDG Meetups are a 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 that specific goal.… More

CoVadem | Making shipping more efficient with big data

During our Investment Ready Program we support sustainable enterprises in reviewing their business model, strategy and team, and crafting a funding plan. The 2018 edition was won by CoVadem, who just secured an investment of €1,5 million. Find out how… More

vanPlestik | Turning plastic waste into valuable objects

During the Plastic Free Ocean Accelerator, WWF and Impact Hub Amsterdam joined forces to support seven innovative startups that develop solutions to reduce plastic pollution and the leakage of plastic into the ocean. One of these was vanPlestik. Find out… More

SDG Meetup #2: Creating sustainable cities & communities

Our monthly SDG Meetups are a 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 that specific goal.… More

How the UvA supports our Investment Ready startups

For our Investment Ready Program, which helps circular and sustainable startups find the right investors, we collaborate with multiple partners, including the University of Amsterdam (UvA)’s Sustainable Business Models course of the MSc in Business Administration. Read this interview with… More

How BCG supports our Investment Ready Program startups

For our Investment Ready Program, which helps circular and sustainable startups find the right investors, we collaborate with multiple partners, including The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Read this interview with BCG Principal Stef van Hout to find out how BCG… More

Meet the participants of the Business Model Challenge #15

The Business Model Challenge (BMC) is our incubator program for entrepreneurs who want to solve big issues with business. During three months, we will help them turn their innovative ideas into successful impact startups. From mushrooms grown from coffee grounds… More

Why impact entrepreneurs need creativity

Many impact entrepreneurs inadvertently structure their projects in ways that undermine their ideal outcomes and often lead to dead ends. Magenta Studios have helped thousands of leaders overcome this challenge while doing transformative work in areas such as sustainability, climate… More

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