Be Part of the Change!

Bring Impact Hub to your city!

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16,500

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We are one of the world’s largest networks focused on building entrepreneurial communities for impact at scale — home to the innovators, the doers and the entrepreneurs who are creating tangible solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

We believe a better future is possible through the collaboration of change-makers and unlikely allies who share one purpose: creating a positive impact.  You can join us by leading Impact Hub in your city!

Inspire

INSPIRE

We believe in a future where business and profit work in support of people and the planet.  Our network gives access to ideas, markets and collaborators around the world. By doing so, we inspire changemakers to tackle urgent social and environmental issues through entrepreneurial action.

Connect

CONNECT

We build purpose-driven ecosystems that capture the strengths of businesses, institutions, policymakers and unlikely allies. We host and connect 100+ locally rooted communities for change and facilitate collaboration, locally, regionally and globally on a community and ecosystem level.

Enable

ENABLE

We support entrepreneurs from the ideation to the scaling phase of their ventures through capacity development programs, educational events and provision of essential business services. We help them to learn new skills, gain visibility, boost their impact and provide multifunctional working infrastructure.

What type of founder are you?

Either open an Impact Hub in your own city or join the network with your existing coworking space. See both options below:

Start you own Impacthub!

Open an Impact Hub in your city!

Do you feel inspired to start an Impact Hub and build a vibrant community of changemakers from the ground up?

Through the start-up process, our team of consultants will coach your co-founding team to build up an entrepreneurial community and launch an Impact Hub in your local area. 

We assist you in this journey with a tailored learning experience, including coaching and ongoing capacity building. This process is specially designed to support you from the first idea and market validation stage until joining the network, opening your doors and beyond.

Join the Networ with your own coworking space

Join the Impact Hub network!

Do you want to join the Impact Hub network with your existing space and social impact-focused community?

Our network offers a fast-paced process for impact-oriented organizations with an existing core community and a proven business model to transition into the Impact Hub network.

Throughout a 6-month capacity building program, we move your business to the next level of development thanks to a  combination of hands-on coaching, master classes and peer visits. At the end of the program, your organization will be ready to join the network and rebrand as Impact Hub.

Start you own Impacthub
Join the Network

The Networks Benefit

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Global Brand

By joining the network, you gain the right to explore, tailor and position the Impact Hub brand in your city or region. You profit from one of the most well-known and internationally recognized brands in the sector. 

The Impact Hub brand is acknowledged by the United Nations as a driver of community engagement helping to promote meaningful social change while also increasing efforts to tackle SDGs. This recognition is extended to all 100+ Impact Hubs globally.

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Locally rooted & globally connected network

Each Impact Hub is locally owned and managed to take into account the local reality and community needs. By founding your local Impact Hub as a team, you will also become co-owners of the global network, its brand and assets. 

Each co-founding team has the opportunity to shape the network’s strategy and future direction.

This network model allows you to engage in bottom-up decision making considering different local realities.

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Proven & resilient business model

The Impact Hub business model combines vibrant communities of changemakers with inspiring places and meaningful content. You have the flexibility to create a truly locally rooted offering based on these elements. 

This approach is extremely versatile, locally adaptable and tried and tested in the most complicated emerging markets and the most competitive urban settings.

You can tap into the learnings of 100+ locations across the globe accelerating your chances of success.

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Knowledge Exchange & Capacity Building

We are constantly evolving  our services, programs and we share our best practices through codification efforts, impact measurement and research.

You will learn how to host and support entrepreneurial communities, the ‘Impact Hub way’. We support you with knowledge exchange, virtual and in-person capacity building formats, and regional & global gatherings. This will help you in building a flourishing community in your area.

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A global community of changemakers

Our 16,500+ entrepreneurial minds are not only locally rooted but also a virtually-linked global movement. 

Your members can connect with like-minded individuals from 55+ countries, engage in global virtual events and access exclusive benefits from partner organizations. Your members can visit any Impact Hub with the free of charge for three days per year in all our 100+ locations as part of our passport scheme

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Global partnership opportunities

Each local Impact Hub benefits from our regional and global partnership & fundraising efforts and joint programs.

Through local and global partnerships with organizations like WWF, UNDP, Adidas, the Interamerican Development Bank, or Axa, we aim to strengthen entrepreneurial ecosystems, inspire collaboration around key issues between unlikely allies, and support impact-driven entrepreneurs on their journey from idea to impact at scale.

Start you own Impacthub

What is in it for you?

During the Onboarding Process, your team will receive support from expert consultants within the network. You will benefit from:

  • Access to resources, webinars, toolkits, in-person capacity building events and mentorship. 
  • Codified best practices, tools and methodologies on community building, virtual hosting and effective programs delivery offline and online.
  • A highly skilled, knowledgeable and successful peer will support you as your coach in your journey to becoming an Impact Hub.
  • Sessions with experienced experts providing consulting services on specific subjects (i.e. Space, Community Hosting, Business Model, etc.).
  • A tailored Step-by-step guided journey of how to profile and leverage on of the world’s largest social entrepreneurship communities in your local context.

What is in it for you if you open an Impact Hub?

During the Onboarding Process, your team will receive support from expert consultants within the network. You will benefit from:

  • Access to resources, webinars, toolkits, in-person capacity building events and mentorship. 
  • Codified best practices, tools and methodologies on community building, virtual hosting and effective programs delivery offline and online.
  • A highly skilled, knowledgeable and successful peer will support you as your coach in your journey to becoming an Impact Hub.
  • Sessions with experienced experts providing consulting services on specific subjects (i.e. Space, Community Hosting, Business Model, etc.).
  • A tailored Step-by-step guided journey of how to profile and leverage on of the world’s largest social entrepreneurship communities in your local context.
Join the Network

What is in it for you?

The Onboarding Accelerator will provide you with a tailored learning journey for your organization! You will benefit from:

  • Support from experienced coaches and specialists from the network, reviewing your business plans in-depth.
  • Codified best practices, tools and methodologies on community building, virtual hosting and effective programs delivery offline and online.
  • Interactive workshops, a boot camp, regional gatherings, and tailored toolkits (e.g. Real Estate Toolbox or Virtual Communities for Impact).
  • A global network of strategic partners & programmatic partners.
  • Joint regional & global fundraising initiatives
  • Peer to peer learning and exchange opportunities with changemakers like yourself. 
  • Global pro-bono partnerships.

What is in it for you if you join the network with your space?

The Onboarding Accelerator will provide you with a tailored learning journey for your organization! You will benefit from:

  • Support from experienced coaches and specialists from the network, reviewing your business plans in-depth.
  • Codified best practices, tools and methodologies on community building, virtual hosting and effective programs delivery offline and online.
  • Interactive workshops, a boot camp, regional gatherings, and tailored toolkits (e.g. Real Estate Toolbox or Virtual Communities for Impact).
  • A global network of strategic partners & programmatic partners.
  • Joint regional & global fundraising initiatives
  • Peer to peer learning and exchange opportunities with changemakers like yourself. 
  • Global pro-bono partnerships.