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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

Holding Space in Venezuela – Meet Impact Hub Caracas

Venezuela is in the news again. Or is it? While protests have taken place for months and conflict has been part of Venezuelan life for years, it was the e-mail we received from our sister Hub, Impact Hub Caracas, on… 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

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

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