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NewCo Amsterdam – highlighting Impact Hub

Tatiana Glad – We stand for collaborative entrepreneurship Introduction The seed of Impact Hub was planted ten years ago, in the township of Soweto, South Africa. A successful local community project made a profound impact on 4 people from London.… More

The Investment Ready Program is Live!

On July 17th, we officially launched the Investment Ready Program at Impact Hub Amsterdam. It was full house. With an interested crowd of entrepreneurs, as well as investors and partners, we explored what it takes to become investment ready. On… More

Peer-driven investment for impact ventures

Impact ventures play a vital part in the adoption of green and inclusive technologies, policies and behaviours. But in order to have real impact, they need to scale globally. This requires serious investment. So what does it take for impact… More

The Leonardo Program: Learning the Ins & Outs of Entrepreneurship

Just recently, eight young people from Birmingham travelled to Amsterdam to learn about the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur. By gaining work experience at an enterprise and working on their own business idea, they hope to establish a… More

Merel’s 60-Day-Challenge

Having prospered herself from the tenets of heightened awareness, it has become Merel van der Lande’s ultimate wish to help people in their pursuit to heightening awareness. In doing so, she hopes to inspire people to surrender to this process.… More

Impact Hub’s Town Hall Meeting, Spring 2014

“The presentation about the current state of our Impact Hub was informing and productive. And hearing about what is occurring now at Hub Caracas was really moving” – Stijn, Creative Crowds  “Great platform for collective actions. And good to hear… More

Teach2Fish: “If it wasn’t for the 60 Day Challenge, Teach2Fish would’ve probably never transpired”.

Founder Karim Mareek laid the basis of teach2fish during the 60-Day Challenge in which he participated a year ago. Since then, his enterprise has altered course. Read more

Your HUB is growing… up!

“For me, the most fun is change or growth. There are definitely elements of both that I like. Launching a business is kind of like a motorboat: You can go very quickly and turn fast.” – Tony Hsieh, CEO of… More

On the Edge of the Old and the New

Welcome to 2012! Here’s to the changemakers, the game-changers, the edge-walkers, the pioneers, the social artists, the intrapreneurs and tipping-point entrepreneurs. Here’s to those who are impatient but visionary, unreasonable but heart-driven. Here’s to you! As we sit on the… More

On the Edge of the Old and the New

Welcome to 2012! Here’s to the changemakers, the game-changers, the edge-walkers, the pioneers, the social artists, the intrapreneurs and tipping-point entrepreneurs. Here’s to those who are impatient but visionary, unreasonable but heart-driven. Here’s to you! As we sit on the… More

Creative Amsterdam 2011 review – part 3/3

On Social Entrepreneurship Creative Amsterdam is seeing social entrepreneurship as part of creativity – creativity is not just the creative industry (and  that’s why The Hub is in the Westerhuis, we see ethical entrepreneurship as part of a city’s creative… More

Creative Amsterdam 2011 review – part 2/3

What is at stake for Creative Amsterdam? According to Amsterdam’s economic commissioner Caroline Gehrels our city depends to a large extent on the success and growth of the international creative industry. Gehrels made clear: the City and the creative industry… More