Impact Hub San Francisco has been a driving force in growing both the Impact Hub Network and social innovation movement in North America and beyond. However, after over 10 years of operations we are sad to share Impact Hub San Francisco has had to close.
As one of the first spaces to open in North America by joining the Impact Hub network in 2009, Impact Hub San Francisco has had significant impact in their community including housing and supporting the Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) in its early years. In 2016, they took a grand leap to relocate to a 25,000 sq/ft location in the Mission District and signed a landmark Community Benefits Agreement that outlines their commitment to the Mission community. For the last few years, with the recent relocation came unforeseen higher costs and intense competition, and have been unable to make the business model within this new building work. As a result, unfortunately as of January 21st 2020, they have had to make the difficult decision to close doors.
We are saddened to lose this landmark Impact Hub and seek to support their members and partners during this transition. The Impact Hubs in North America and around the globe remain committed to supporting collaboration efforts focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through incubation, acceleration and scaling programs for social entrepreneurs and innovators from all sectors.
We thank Impact Hub San Francisco for their years of dedication to social entrepreneurs and bringing greater awareness to impact driven work.
To find out more about Impact Hub we invite you to take a look at our other Impact Hubs in the region: